Because you like Buttercup in The Princess Bride
Curiosity and compassion aren't always to Jonas' advantage. See them in The Giver.
Raised to happily follow the rules, Cassia might actually be more rebellious than she thinks she is. See them in Matched .
A literal fallen star, Yvaine is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge. See them in Stardust.
Eponine is a scrappy street urchin with a bad case of unrequited love. See them in Les Miserables.
While Fantine's gentleness has led others to take advantage of her, it ultimately forces her to become stronger. See them in Les Miserables.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
The black sheep of his family, Rhett Butler grew up to have charm and to see things as they are. He just doesn't give a damn anymore. See them in Gone with the Wind.
A fearless scientist, Jane won't let a mere shipwreck stop her. See them in Tarzan.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
Never shy about sharing what she thinks, Beatrice loves to make smart remarks and keep men on their toes. See them in Much Ado About Nothing.
A tough tomboy with a protective streak, Maximum Ride is a human-bird hybrid. See them in Maximum Ride.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.