guardian of the Crystal Castle very occasionally ventured
outside his home.
though Light Hope was a big part of the She-Ra
concept, he only appeared in 14 episodes! It is one of the
series' major shortcomings that the writers never harnessed
Light Hope and the Crystal Castle for better stories. Now
Light Hope was never one for socializing, but in 3 of his
appearances he did appear outside the Crystal Castle to
speak to Adora or She-Ra.
we have listed the 4 occasions where Light Hope appeared
outside the Crystal Castle. We have not counted the occasions
where Light Hope appears within the jewel on Adora's Sword
- The Stone in the Sword
When the Sword of Protection's jewel is broken in "The
Stone in the Sword," she is unable to transform into
She-Ra. To prove her worth she has to brave Etheria's underworld
and its many obstacles, stepping through the Jaws of Darkness.
Light Hope appears outside the Crystal Castle twice, and
encourages Adora to enter the Cavern of Fire, and she does
- Treasure of the First Ones
In his outside appearance in "Treasure of the First
Ones," he merely tells Adora that She-Ra must journey
to the Crystal Castle at once. It must be noted that out
of all 4 appearances outside of the castle, this is the
most visually interesting one. The special effects artists
have created a beautiful star-shaped rainbow effect.
- When Whispering Woods Last Bloomed
In "When Whispering Woods Last Bloomed" She-Ra
contacts Light Hope to try and learn the identity of Netossa,
thus stopping Spinnerella from destroying their home. Light
Hope informs She-Ra that Netossa is a prisoner at the Fright