Wiki (age: 14): riseoftheguardians.wikia.com/w…
Inside Movies Interview (age: 14): insidemovies.ew.com/2012/03/29…
Collider Interview (age: 14): collider.com/rise-of-the-guard…
DvD Featurette (age: 14): riseoftheguardians.wikia.com/w…
Books vs Film: www.mediamikes.com/2012/11/wil… "It takes place 200 years after the team’s formation in the books."
Because I'm being asked to elaborate, I can only address this other part the way I feel:
I was going to say the age-gap argument, "is argued in a far too generalized way when people mention it, because people are trying to give more importance to how many years are in an age age [which isn't the argument regardless, since he's been dead for 300] rather than the gap between an adult and an adolescent (as opposed to two young adults and two kids), aka adult vs adolescent maturity," but now that I look back, I see you're applying it to the way they *look* side by side.
"So they would both look close to the same age."
And they don't. And it is incredibly obvious no matter the photoshop or size manipulation; painfully so. It's the first, if not the only thing, that kept me from "manipulating" any kind of romance, and is probably the first time I've really wanted to question people when they feel they do.
If "they look close to the same age" was the sweeping case, then the largest part of the Jelsa fanbase wouldn't feel the need to make him look older than he canonically does to "make them look right," and the artist of this picture said something to a similar effect as well.
So for me, teenaged Elsa x teenaged Jack. Adult Elsa x adolescent Jack manips look for what they actually are: "I look at those pictures and I see a young, teenage boy making out with a fully-grown woman and I get very confused. Very, very confused."
I've never thought of fire; I don't know why. ;; I think I like Elsa x normal, just for friction and making "Elsa" the front seat of what's special about her rather than enchantments being in the drivers's seat; the healing effect of Anna's love for her is from this perspective. A healthy, one-step-further identity-theme that with or without "special-ness," it's the inside that's special [very much like Rapunzel's arc; humorously, Snowflake is apparently also the Plain Jane brunette without magic). Therein that kind of "pairing" the layers of her actual inner character are capitalized on and..."crucialized" [fake word ], layers that were sorely missing in Frozen alone to really make her a person beyond icicles, caricatured "depth" through sing-along's and stageplay themes, IMO, but I've adored any other "pairing" variation, too.
I think people do as well, though more often than not, from an accidentally misinterpreted angle. Jack hated being alone; Elsa saw it as freedom. If anything, the former would be annoyed and boggled by the other's philosophy; it may not be the "straight away, no-conflict-having 'click'" people want, but it's more interesting.
I know I really do need to finish this!!! T.T I just haven't the time it seems, and I haven't drawn all that much lately.
Again thank you so much for the support! It means a lot! ^-^