Margot Verger

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Character
Name: Margot Verger
Occupation: Heiress
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Location:
Status: Alive
Relationships: TV Series: Alana Bloom (Wife),
Morgan Verger (Son), Unborn child (Deceased), Mason Verger (Deceased Brother), Will Graham (Sperm Donor), Hannibal Lecter (Psychiatrist)
Fandom: Hannibal (TV Series)
Other: Portrayed by Katharine Isabelle
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Margot Verger is a character in Thomas Harris's Hannibal book series. She also appeared the NBC series Hannibal.

Canon

Margot becomes a patient of Hannibal Lecter's following her attempt to murder her abusive brother. She learns that she must secure a Verger heir before she can make any further attempts on her brother's life.

Fandom

TV Series

Controversy

I have the wrong parts and the wrong proclivity for parts. Margot Verger to Will Graham, Season 2 Episode 9

Canonically Margot is a lesbian. So, her decision to sleep with a male character, Will Graham, in order to conceive a child was not received well by some fans. Margot and Will had discussed her sexuality before they slept together.

I don't have the right parts for your proclivities, Margot.Will Graham to Margot Verger, Season 2 Episode 10

Some fans were annoyed by the lesbian seducing a man trope, with its implication that Margot's sexuality is a choice. Despite Margot implying she is a lesbian, some viewed this as an example of queer baiting and lesbian erasure. [1] Other fans were upset to see a woman deceive a man in order to get pregnant, also viewing this as a negative portrayal of a female character.[2]

Pairings

Alana Bloom/Margot Verger is a canon pairing and the most popular pairing for Margot.

All other pairings are rare, including Will Graham/Margot Verger, Freddie Lounds/Margot Verger, and the incest paring Mason Verger/Margot Verger.

Common Tropes & Storylines

  • Pregnancy Fics are often set between seasons, and show Margot and Alana preparing for the birth of their son. There are also many missing scene fics, which show the development of Margot and Alana's relationship before their marriage.

Example Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

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References

  1. Twitter post by Deanna with replies from Brian Fuller and other fans, May 2014 accessed 30/05/2018.
  2. Margot Vergers Hannibal Storyline has really angered LGBTQ fans posted on theBustle.com May 9 2014 accessed 30/05/2018.