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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a direct-to-video film released by the Walt . Nala: [pins Simba down on his back] You mean the dangers you put us in. Cub Kovu: [after meeting Kiara for the first time in the Outlands] Who are you, .. Special pages · Permanent link · Page information · Wikidata item · Cite this page . The way I see it there are three possibilities for "Rescue in the Outlands". 1. Jasiri joins the Guard to rescue one of their friends. 2. Kiara is kidnapped by the. A great memorable quote from the The Lion King II: Simba's Pride movie on up Kovu][Kovu and Kiara look back at each other, sadly]Cub Kiara: [softly] Bye.
But I was doing just fine! Even before Kovu-- Simba: How dare you save the King's daughter?! I humbly ask to join your pride. You were banished with the other Outsiders. I have left the Outsiders. I am a rogue. Judge me now for what I am. Or am I to be blamed for a crime I didn't commit? Simba, you owe him your daughter's life.
Clearly, we are in his debt, and royal protocol demands that all debts be paid. Though in this case, you might want to make an exception. My father's law will prevail. For now, I reserve judgment. We'll see who you really are. What are you doing here? This just happens to be the best smorgasbord in the Pride Lands. Camera switches back to Pumbaa, who is standing with a dozen or so birds sitting on his back] Ohh Timon, I'm getting tired.
I gotta lose some pounds!
Maybe he can help! Let the vicious Outsider I have an idea! C'mon, do it again! Kovu is still clueless] Adult Kovu: Why are we doing this?
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What's the point of this training? This is just for fun! Ha ha ha ha The lions, Timon, and Pumbaa turn tail and run back the way they came; the rhinos are in hot pursuit] Timon: They're laughing with delight as the camera trucks in] Adult Kovu: Amid "'Scuse me, pardon me" from Timon, Kiara's muzzle brushes up against Kovu's.
They look at each other, both quite embarrassed] Adult Kiara: Are you two comin' or what? Purrs soon mix with their laughter] [Kiara and Kovu are looking at constellations in the night sky] Adult Kovu: See the fluffy tail? There's one that looks like two lions killing each other for a scrap of meat. My father and I used to do this all the time. He says all the great Kings of the past are up there.
Do you think Scar is up there? My father said there was a Maybe there's a darkness in me too. Kovu is one of them, Scar's heir.
How can I accept him? My father would never-- Nala: You want so much to walk the path expected of you. Perhaps Kovu does not. How do you know what-- Nala: I can see them down there just as easily as you can.
Get to know them and see. What are you waiting for? She hisses and jumps up, rushing back to report to Zira. Scene changes back to Zira's location] Zira: I saw it with my own eyes.
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Kovu cannot betray us! Scar couldn't let go of his hate, and in the end, it destroyed him. He truly was a killer. Sometimes, what's left behind can grow better than the generation before Zira recoils at the sight, shocked before recovering quickly] What I-I-I didn't mean to It wasn't my fault, I And in doing so, you betrayed your pride. You cannot escape it!
Nuka is dead because of you! You've killed your own brother! You will not go anywhere without an escort from now on. Because you are my daughter. You will not leave Pride Rock. You will stay where I can keep an eye on you You don't know him! I know he's following in Scar's paw prints! And I must follow in my father's. You will never be Mufasa! Now, Timon and Pumbaa are talking] Timon: I can't believe we lost her again. This is the 8,th time!
I thought you were going to watch her! You were gonna watch her. I thought you were gonna watch her! No, YOU were gonna watch her! YOU were gonna watch her! But he's not a lion. Definitely not a lion. The Outsiders are on the attack, heading this way! I have dreamed of nothing else for years! Boy, does she need a hobby. However, he ended up being crushed by the falling logs and dying, and ironically, it was through his death that he finally gained the attention and affection of his mother.
Zira deeply mourned her son's death, while silently asking Scar to watch over Nuka. Her grief turned to pure wrath and she slashes Kovu across the eye, giving him a wound identical to Scar. After her initial shock at this, Zira scolded Kovu for causing the death of Nuka by not lifting a paw to kill Simba, and therefore having a part in Nuka's demise. Zira, furious at Simba's "corruption" of Kovu and Nuka's death, then declared open war on Simba, and launched an attack on Pride Rock, using the opportunity of Simba's injured state from being attacked by the Outlanders.
Zira arrives at the edge of Pride Rock with her army, rejecting Simba's last chance offer to return home and avert the confrontation, and soon an intense battle begins between the two factions. Before Zira and Simba can face off in what will inevitably be a blood-soaked skirmish, Kovu and Kiara intervene, confronting their respective parents from killing the other which she and Simba tell them to step aside.
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Kiara is able to make Simba stop the battle by telling him that their two factions, despite their ethical scale and deep hate they have for one another, are the same.
When Vitani sees the truth of Kiara's words and joins Simba, Zira tells her daughter that she will die as well. These words visibly shock and disgust her lionesses, who as a result, leave her and join Simba.
Simba tells Zira to let go of the past, but Zira is none too convinced, and leaps at him, still intent on killing Simba to avenge Scar.
Kiara jumps in front, causing the two lionesses to go over the cliff.
At this point, the dam breaks, and the river begins to flow rapidly. Kiara tries to reach out to help her, and Zira is shown trying to choose between death or accepting Kiara's help. However, Zira's pride and hate will not allow her to be rescued by her enemy's daughter, and she rejects Kiara's help, only to finally fall off the cliff and into the water and washed away with the current. Having witnessed this, Kovu then sighs in deep pain at her departure.
Despite Zira's death, her as well as Scar's original plan to have Kovu as the new King of the Pride Lands is most likely to succeed, but not for her own satisfaction as Kovu wants to rule under the principles of the Circle of Life, which inspired a touched Simba to accept Kovu as his son-in-law and future successor. Zira, along with her children and pride, guest star in The Lion Guard episode " Lions of the Outlands ".
Because of Suzanne Pleshette 's passing inZira was voiced by Nika Futterman and not Grey Griffinwho voiced her in some video games. Zira's backstory is elaborated on by Rafiki in the episode; when Scar was defeated, she tried to explain to Simba that he couldn't be king, as Scar chose Kovu to succeed him. Simba tried to reason that his uncle was never the true king but Zira would not reason and fought him in battle. Simba defeated her and forced Zira and her entire family to leave the Pridelands.
During her exile, sometime between hatching the plot to use Kovu to get to Simba through Kiara and Kovu's coming of age, she and her pride stole the territory of a group of hyenas led by Jasiri living in the Outlands. Zira also tried to convince Simba's son and leader of the Lion Guard Kion to be her apprentice and join her side to make lions reach the top of the Pride Lands in order to prove them superior.
She also knew something that Kion did not know about the Roar of the Elders; that he could use the Roar on clouds to create small amounts of rain to make new watering holes something she learned from Scar himself.
Zira sets a trap for Kion, leaving him surrounded by Outsiders, and giving him the choice to be with them or against them, saying he can't use the Roar on his own kind, lest he loses his power like Scar had.
Zira then tries to trick Jasiri into thinking that Kion has sided with the Outsiders. When the rest of the Lion Guard and Jasiri arrive and rescue him, Kion remembers why his great-uncle really lost the roar. Zira then realizes this too late though she refuses to believe it as she is blasted away along with Nuka, Vitani, and the other Outsiders with the exception of Kovu, who leaves at his own accordto a lair in the termite mounds of the Outlands which is similar to the one depicted in Simba's Pride.
Video games The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure as one of the two bosses the other one being Scar where she battles Simba with a roar that would cause rocks to fall towards Simba which he has to dodge before finally defeating her.
Printed Media Kingdom Keepers Zira appears in the seventh book the insider as the same as her film counterpart she is near-religiously loyal to Scar. Gallery The Disney Wiki has a collection of images and media related to Zira.
Trivia It was originally planned for Zira to deliberately let go of the cliff rather than simply reject Kiara's help, but her fall was instead depicted as her simply slipping while rejecting Kiara's aid, as it was felt that the villain committing suicide was too 'adult' for a Disney movie. However, although this concept was cut, Zira's death in the finished version of the film is still implied to be a suicide, as if you look closely, you can see that she's smiling, albeit a little.
When Zira and Simba encounter each other onscreen for the first time, Zira's line "If you need your pound of flesh During early production, the producers had originally named Zira "Bianca", but this was not "Swahillian" enough, and could easily be confused with Miss Biancain which her name was changed to Zira.
When Zira blames Kovu for the death of Nuka, her reasoning seems somewhat ironic for someone who had a high opinion of Scar. She told Kovu that he betrayed his pride, which is exactly what Scar did when he allowed the hyenas to invade. She also told him that he "killed his own brother", which, again, is exactly what Scar did. Also, Kovu hardly can be held accountable for this seeing as Nuka fell, and had nothing to do with him.
This scene is vaguely similar to when Scar accused Simba of murdering his father. But while Scar was simply trying to discourage Simba, Zira truly believed what she said was true. In early production, Zira was originally going to be Scar's mate and the mother of his cub Nunka who would later become Kovuwho would seduce Aisha Kiara's working name. Because this would be incest, due to Nunka and Aisha being second cousins, the relationship was obscured to make Zira 'just a follower' of Scar, and Nunka became Kovu and was instead Scar's adopted son.
However, some fans of the film still consider Zira to be Scar's mate, and at least one novelization did explicitly refer to her as Scar's mate. When Kovu's training is being reviewed, the notch in Zira's ear switches sideways to the other ear.