The Witcher and Parenting by Vivek Singh

The Witcher is an American fantasy series by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich. This is based on a series of books of the same by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. On December 20, 2019, the first eight seasons were broadcasted for the first time for the common public on Netflix.

There is also a game series on the same. Two sequels were released: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings in 2011 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 2015.

Geralt of Rivia, a witcher and Ciri is linked with a custom called a Law of Surprise as Geralt saved  Ciri’s father’s (Duny’s) life. Ciri’s father wants to thank Geralt for saving his life but has nothing to repay with so he offers a Law of Surprise which means he has something which he can give which he doesn’t know himself, but later he gets to know Pavetta his girlfriend that is the princess is pregnant. Ciri is linked to destiny by Geralt.

The first season shows how Geralt was abandoned by his mother.

The other character Yennefer gave up the ability to have a child. For Yennefer an idea of legacy is a child something which she cannot have. She thinks she has no legacy to leave behind.

She looks for a fertility cure and becomes a dragon hunter as a dragon can possess some sort of healing properties. Capture a Jin to get her fertility back.

Geralt to save the life of Yennefer uses his last wish to tie his life to her as a jin can’t kill its master.

In the last scene of this season, the Witcher and Ciri meet in the forest and Ciri asks who Yennefer is?

The whole single father/parenting thing should come in the later seasons. So, keep watching (as going by the game or the book.)

Spoiler alert few shots from the game

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