November 27th, 2010

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30 Days: Favorite characters

[profile] muggy_mountain asked me for my top five characters of all time, with detailed reasoning for each.

Can I really pick my top five favorite characters of all time? I just know, if I start listing people, that I'm going to come back next week and say "Gah! How could I have left that person out?" So, let's say that these are my top five favorite characters of all time... that come to mind today. In no particular order:

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Some common themes on this list... characters who kick ass and take names, characters with depths and secrets that become known over time, characters who have a goal and succeed at it, characters who are tenacious, characters who know how to drop a cutting line. Some of the favorites whom I had to leave out for length reasons (Garak from Deep Space Nine, Corwin from the Amber books, Janet Carter from Tam Lin, Rae from Sunshine, Giles from Buffy...) have many if not all of these qualities, although there are others that don't fit at all.

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