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The brilliant and well-adjusted Ender Wiggin is being groomed for the next generation of military leaders to fight alien invaders. See them in Ender's Game.
Kind and friendly, Rinoa Heartilly is nonetheless an effective freedom fighter. See them in Final Fantasy Series.
White Witch's heart is as frozen as the land she rules. See them in The Chronicles of Narnia.
Armed guards, FBI agents, notorious serial killers – Hannibal Lecter has bested them all, with time to finish dessert afterwards. See them in The Silence of the Lambs.
Jamal Malik came from humble beginnings in an Indian slub filled with street gangs, but he is destined for bigger things. See them in Slumdog Millionaire.
It's hard enough fighting a war. But it's worse for Commander Shepard, knowing no matter how hard you try, you can't save them all. See them in Mass Effect.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
Esmeralda's street wisdom is unparalleled. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Count Olaf is a traveling actor, except he can't act and his homicidal tendencies make finding work pretty difficult. See them in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Honest, true, and just, Ned Stark is a good man. Unfortunately, those traits are not assets in Westerosi politics. See them in Game of Thrones.
Although Thomas Sharpe is an English baronet, he doesn't have a Shilling to his name. He's in America to sell his invention and marry rich. See them in Crimson Peak.
Motivated by a strong sense of curiosity, fleet-footed Lina Mayfleet is happiest when she's on the move. See them in The City of Ember.