Character Recommendations Based on Wladyslaw Szpilman

Merry Brandybuck The Lord of the Rings

A troublemaking hobbit with a brave streak that some might call foolhardy

Aslan The Chronicles of Narnia

Part king, part guardian, part savior

Atticus Finch To Kill a Mockingbird

This principled lawyer shows us that justice means nothing without empathy

Padme Amidala Star Wars Series

Young but mature queen tasked with combating intergalactic trade disputes

Edmund Pevensie The Chronicles of Narnia

It's not that he's a bad person, he just has a lot of growing up to do. A lot

Lina Mayfleet The City of Ember

Motivated by a strong sense of curiosity, fleet-footed Lina is happiest when she's on the move

Vito Corleone The Godfather

This powerful mob boss is always making offers people can't refuse

Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars Series

Sage Jedi who doesn't need to say much to teach you a galaxy's worth of wisdom

Jane Eyre Jane Eyre

Jane might be lacking in self-esteem, but definitely not in backbone

Jo March Little Women

Fiery, intelligent, and opinionated, proudly unladylike Jo rebels against the restrictions of her era