Character Recommendations Based on Artemis Fowl

Harry Dresden The Dresden Files

A gruff, sarcastic everyman who just happens to be the world's only wizard PI

Sabriel Abhorsen Series

Smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway

Katsa Graceling

A strong-willed young woman with a deadly skill set

DEATH Discworld

This affable grim reaper has a deep fondness for humanity

Ishmael Moby Dick

A quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest

Ender Wiggin Ender's Game

A tough childhood prepared Ender for tough choices

Maximum Ride Maximum Ride

A tough tomboy with a protective streak, this human-bird hybrid doesn't ‘damsel’ well

Lyra Belacqua The Golden Compass

A half-wild child who loves as fearlessly as she breaks the rules

Arthur Dent The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

An incredibly normal man on an incredibly abnormal adventure

Brian Robeson Hatchet

A true survivor through and through