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Last week somebody wrote a comm on one of my pictures about one theory that Mufasa and Scar aren't actually brothers. That forced me to draw something after thinking about that theory.
Well, let’s say there were five lionesses in the pride. Mufasa mated with Sarabi, who gave birth to Simba, the heir, and also mated with two random lionesses, one of them gave birth to Tojo ( resemblance with Simba is stunning) and another one gave birth to Tama (her fur color is similar to Simba's) and Malka (yes, I made Malka Tama's brother). Other two lionesses mated with Scar. Sarafina was one of them and gave birth to Nala. And the other random lioness gave birth to Kula and Chumvi (their fur color is similar to Scar's).

Here You can see Chumvi and Kula having an awww moment with their mother, next to them are the two devils Tama and Malka, trying to catch their mothers tail. Their mother is giving a ''bath'' to her sister/friend who is the mother of Tojo, the cubby guy looking at the others. On the top of the rock is, of course, the Queen, Sarabi and her best friend Sarafina with her beloved daughter Nala.
Where is Simba? Well let's say at this time Simba is learning about the Circle of life from his father Mufasa. ;)

So that is my fictional theory. Mufasa got four cubs, and Scar three.
Hope You like it, the story and the drawing! :)
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rockblock1000 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I have no problem with the incest thing, because I actually believe that Mufasa is Nala's dad. But beautiful picture nonetheless, I do not tangle with anyone else's beliefs.
MushyBear Featured By Owner Edited Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
.... you did an amazing job on this!! :) although, I'd have to disagree with something. Scar and Mufasa are brothers, if Nala's dad is Scar and Simba's dad is Mufasa that makes them incest... because Nala and Simba are together in the 2nd movie and have Kiara... :/
Sanio Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! And for the incest thing, that's correct! But I always look at the TLK lions as real lions and they tend to do those things, halfbrother x halfsister, cousins, etc! :) 
MushyBear Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
yeah i know, but in real life is a bit different than exploiting a description of it... i just thought it was a little weird :/ but i do like how you did that one :) I love disney !! :D I think you do a really amazing job on your pictures!! I am an artist too i don't have any pictures up yet, I just joined less that a week ago :D
AshWolf-Forever Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
Another Scar-is-Nala's-Dad fan! Yay! Great job.
Lionsoulkopa Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This could explain why Tama seemed to dislike Simba in the multimedia she featured in. Sibling rivalry, perhaps jealousy that he's Mufasa's favourite. *shrugs*

Great drawing!
Lady-Shadow9 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016
Tama never showed up in anything though... right? I thought she was just in the books... can you provide proof of what you say?
ScarabsCorner Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Kiara249 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So cute ^^
wolfsvsdogs Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
awsome drawing :)
DeadloveCalling Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Student Writer
lovely work
xXxXxJezxXxXx Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012
I like the theories and I love Tojo's expression!
Smathoo Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Student General Artist
This is stunning, you have captured the atmosphere really well! The background is amazing as well. I have a little do you get your brush to be so sleek and smooth? Whenever I try mine goes all blurry..and how do you get it to be so straight? Mine is so bumpy D:
Destinyforestwarrior Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cynderthedragon5768 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cute8D nice therory.
ArmerSchwarzerKater Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this isso great, and I like that theory!
I really love the picture, it's beautiful! I especially like Kula, Chumvi and their mother, they look sooo incredibly cute together! Love the expressions.
But all the other lionesses and cubs look awesome, too! It's a great picture, you're very talented!
kopaisfluffy Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Student
Cutte!!! ^_^
MikachuSango Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow very busy boys Scar and Mufasa are:giggle:
ssjnaomi Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
I love this picture! The coloring is so well done and the background is beautiful. I like this idea too that Mufasa fathered Tojo because that is the only explanation i see of how Tojo and Simba could look so much alike. Scar could have fathered Chumvi and Kula because of the coloring. Just one thing I would like to mention is that maybe their mother could have had colorless toes since both Chumvi and Kula had them and Scar does not. It's your picture of course ^^, I was just making an observation because I love genetics :XD: especially TLK genetics!
hundefrau Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such a lovely picture :iconiloveitmoreplz:
Hm, I never heard of that theory before :0
But it sounds pretty interesting 8'D
I love how you stick to the TLk-style, but still one can see your own style :heart:
Savu0211 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2011
Lovely picture :D And theories are theories and I like yours. ^^
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you Savu very much! :)
LadyKakata Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Utterly disagree with the theory, but love the art :XD:
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehe I too don't agree with the theory, but it was cool to draw them and think the cubs are theirs! :)
wolfgirl111111 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im extremely confused....>.<
But over all i love the picture. <3
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Scar daddy of Chumvi, Kula and Nala.
Mufasa daddy of Simba, Tojo, Tama and her brother Malka (although it is mentioned that he is from different pride! ^^ I made him Tama's brother here! ;))
Drakmanka Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
what about Zira and Nuka?
KH2LionKingFurries Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011   Writer
LOL I love the expression on the cub in the bottom right corner! :iconomgsocuteplz:
This is really good, by the way! The story is awesome too! :clap::iconclappingplz::iconbravoplz:
Natha-chan Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
Wauwtch! :)
animal-lover-247 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww this is beautiful i love all the cubs and the bg is beautiful!! :love:
Georgiarubydoo Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Wait I'm not sure if I get this, so Mufasa had 3 mates but Sarabi was the queen? Why not the other two? Anyways I love this picture Kula is adorable!
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well let's say it's similar to...hmmm...ancient egyptian rulers. They had many women, but only one of them was their queen. Maybe Sarabi first gave birth to his cub, so he made her his queen. It is usual in the lion pride that there is one female that is so called ruler of the others, so maybe the other lionesses made Sarabi their queen. Who knows! :)
Georgiarubydoo Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
If its similar to lions (and egyptians) maybe Sarabi was the oldest sibling or cousin (lioness's in a pride are normally related one way or another)
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well probably! The lioness standing with Chumvi and Kula may be her sister (I put it that way because of her fur color) and the lioness licking other may be her sister also! But than Sarafina and the other lioness...I alredy made that Scar is not related to Mufasa, it would be stupid to make Sarafina related to Sarabi now when I'm trying to make Nala and Simba no related cubs! :/ :)
Georgiarubydoo Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
Then she might just be some randomer.
Devinital Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Even though I don't "except" this theory, I really like how explain everything and and how it fits together. Good job.
PrincessTokyoMoon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thats an extreamly interesting theory, and with the different coloured babies it makes alot of sense. Mufasa and Scar look nothing like each other, so it would make alot of sense that they weren't related.
EveHarding92 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very awesome story :3 and i love this picture to death
NicsMP Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, Nice story, well planned :D Bravo! (applause) XD 3 thumbs UP! :D
Alphadestroyer Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thats a lot of mateing.... i wish i was a lion :I
BowerNFaith Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011
Aww, this is so adorable ;3
NikkieCole Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Student General Artist
I thought it was mentioned in one of the later movies that Scar was unable to have an heir (i.e. cub) which was why he had to select one from cubs available. :?
Buri288 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Interestingly, in the original script of TLK WAAAAY early on, Scar and Mufasa weren't related. c:
They made Scar Mufasa's brother because it gave him more of a reason to murder the king and prince (and made it more creepy), as the jealous uncle rather than the jealous un-related stranger.
Cynderthedragon5768 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Eh...the lion king dosen't work like real life^^;
ToraNoKo123 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011
That's my theory too that Scar and Mufasa were not real 'brothers' that they may have both been born in the same pride but they weren't full blooded brothers... maybe half brothers at the most. In a real lion pride the pride is run by a lead female and the male is just the brute strength of the pride. SO my little theory is that the pride is really run by Sarabi, and as lead female her child would be the next heir. (but she had a son... dang) and that's why Kiara was heir in the 2nd movie instead of Fluffy because Nala had a daughter and the daughter was the next 'leader' of the pride.
PenofGold Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I love it!
Sumi1978 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is really good and cute too :)

The lioness with Tojo looks like Mots sort of. But I love all of the lionesses with the ear marks and of course Sarabi and Sarafina. I don't even have enough patience to draw this many lions at once, but I also draw too big. Must scale down... but I'll do that later XD.
saffyminty Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I suppose that theory is interesting!!! I love the picture, they are all so cute and look amazing!
Good Job :meow:
VampyKit Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I only see one problem with that theory.
Malka is not from the same pride as Simba and the others XD
Sanio Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heheh I know, but I've ignored that fact! XD
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