Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Favorite Femmes Fatale Edition


As a child, I never really got the appeal of G.I. Joe baddie The Baroness, finding her glasses-and-vague-accent schtick to remind me too much of my high school Spanish teacher.  Nowadays, I think my teenage self a fool for a number of reasons, one of which is the appreciation of the ‘She-Wolf of the S.S.’ archetype with its subtle blend of sensuality and evil.  (I also realize that my high school Spanish teacher was a pretty fine-looking woman, but that’s another discussion entirely.)  Whether it is Elsa Schneider matching wits with Indiana Jones or Brigid leading Sam Spade astray in his quest for the Maltese Falcon, it’s easy to fall prey to the charms of such morally gray women, and I have to admit, I like the archetype better seeing another shrieking damsel-in-distress or over-the-top sexpot. which leads to today’s query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) shoulda known she was trouble as soon as she walked in the door…  A brunette with legs that went all the way up, then stopped, the kinda woman that’d make a bishop kick a hole in a stained glass window, asking: Of all the femmes in fiction, which one do you find the most fatale?