- “Whoa! [gasp] Whoa! Oh my goodness, you are so beautiful! It is my honor to meet you, princess.”
- — Matt, Black Site.
Before Allura met Matt, she hears a few things about him from his sister, Pidge who had made it her mission to find him and their father. After they finally meet in "Black Site", however, Allura and Matt have very little interaction with one another. Due to the war they are fighting on their separate ends, with Allura as a Paladin while Matt is part of a resistance group who have allied with Voltron.
In "Black Site," Pidge brings Matt to the Castle of Lions and introduces him to the rest of Team Voltron (minus Keith). The second his eyes land on Allura, he has an instant crush. The scene shifts to his point of view where he sees Allura through rose-tinted vision, surrounded by flowers in the shape of a heart. He says that she is beautiful and that it's an honor to meet her. Unfortunately for Matt, his comedic flirting is interrupted by Lance's jealous glare. Allura simply declares that it's wonderful to finally meet Matt after hearing Pidge talk about him for so long.
- In a later episode, Matt is seen blushing and waving in Allura's direction.
There was a small following for Mallura before season four, but the ship was still very obscure and considered a rare-pair. It became more popular after Matt appeared in the show and fell for Allura, but was still not as common as other ships for the two such as Shatt or Shallura. Some fanfics have Allura and Matt meet long before the events of "Black Site", one way or another. Because Allura is white haired princess while Matt is a bright young man who once wore glasses, it inspired a few fans to compare the two with Kida and Milo for an Atlantis AU .
On AO3, the ship has 101 fanfics, while FanFiction.net has 28, with only two placed under pairing, in its Voltron: Legendary Defender category. Mallura also has a small fanbase on Tumblr.
|SHIPS||het||Allurance • Allurivan • Hallura • Hidge • Hunay • Hunelle • Jamonica • Kacxa • Kallura • Kidge • Komelle • Krolidad • Krolivan • Leiffin • Lotacxa • Lotura • Mallura • Nymatt • Plance • Romatt • Romance • Shallura • Shidge • Zaggar|
|slash||Adashi • Corance • Hance • Heith • Jaith • Katt • Keitor • Klance • Koliveith • Lancelot • Latte • Shance • Sharkon • Shatt • Sheith • Shendak • Shlav • Shotor • |
Shunk • Svance • Svav • Sveith • Uliro
|femslash||Acxlura • Kromelle • Pallura • Romura • Shayllura • Veracxa • Zezor|
|poly||Jeiro • Pallurance • Sheitor • Shklance|
|CHARACTERS||m/f||Allura • Hunk • Keith • Lance • Lotor • Matt • Pidge • Shiro|