Because you like Yvaine in Stardust
Gollum is slimy and seething with hatred, the last person you would want to meet in a dark cave. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
Sometimes being a supportive girlfriend like Ophelia doesn't work out too well. See them in Hamlet.
Calling Alicia Florrick a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise. See them in The Good Wife.
Arwen has to choose between a life of loneliness or love and inevitible death, both rather unfortunate options. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
Offred wisely keeps her head down even as she hopes for more. Unfortunately, hope is dangerous in Gilead. See them in The Handmaid's Tale.
Years of being a social outcast have taken a toll, but Elphaba is willing to be wicked if it means she can do good. See them in Wicked .
If Lisbeth Salander can hurt a bastard who deserves it by digging up stuff about him, she feels good. See them in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
Will Herondale is an emotionally distant bad boy with a secret. See them in Clockwork Angel .
Bo Dennis once dreamed of being prom queen, but then she found out that she's part of some ageless secret race that feeds on humans. See them in Lost Girl.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
A conflicted small-town preacher, Jesse Custer leaves an unexpectedly bloody path in his wake. See them in Preacher.