Because you like Eragon in Eragon
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
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.
Lyra Belacqua is prone to getting in trouble, but she's also clever enough to get out of it. Most of the time. See them in The Golden Compass.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Dimitri Belikov is a stoic vampire guardian who has the reserve, focus, and discipline of a soldier. See them in Vampire Academy .
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.
Artemis Fowl understands the way of the world. If he wins, he's a prodigy. If he loses, then he's crazy. That is how history is written. See them in Artemis Fowl.
Aragorn is the one true king, a title he is too humble to accept. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Eowyn isn’t allowed to fight, but then again, when have rules ever stopped her? See them in The Lord of the Rings.
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
Wanderer is a Soul, a parasite sent into a host to take over their body, extracting information from them and colonizing their species. See them in The Host.