Who's the character in any book you hate or love

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  1. Loz1703

    Loz1703 Lauren

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    Like them or hate them everyone has characters from different fantasy series they either love or despise, I wondered who you love or hate and why.
    I find myself drawn to the forsaken in Robert Jordans wheel of time series I love Lanfear. shes twisted and nutty and shes powerful and charamatic.
    Or Tyrion Lannister from George R.R.Martin, ugly and nasty but has a wicked sense of humor.

    As for my hates...Sansa Stark, just find her annoying really
    Cadsuanne Sedi - Never sure of her motives


    So who do you love or hate?
     
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    Have to say i love Tasslehoff Burrfoot from Dragonlance, and also Jimmy the Hand from Feist's books. Also Kellen Tavadon from Mercedes Lackey. Can't say that I dislike any character, but i probably do and just can't remember.
     
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    silk from david eddings belgariad series and raistlin from dragonlance and drizzt from the forgotton realms
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Close to every Aes Sedai from Wheel of Time, especially Cadusane.
    All the womenfolk of the Sea Folk (Ath'an Miere) in Wheel of Time
    Jarlaxle from Forgotten Realms
     
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    Hermione Malfoy Pureborn and Proud

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    I love characters like Severus Snape, Lucius Malfoy, Hermione Granger. Hate characters like Remus Lupin, Sirius Black and generally anyone considered "good" or "worthy" when they have done nasty things to.

    My absolute favourite character in Fantasy is Edmund Pevensie - I love him so much the way that he redeemed himself; he is one of the reasons why I love Snape - actually. I hate Susan in Chronicles of Narnia, she's annoying.

    I like Silk in the Belgariad; he's wonderful; he's not "good" or "worthy" yet whenever you're in a jam he's there!
     
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    Appaliq No One

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    I am in love with Gendry (Baratheon) from A Song of Ice and Fire. It's silly, but I love him because he's sort of played Arya's older brother/companion/boyfriend(?) and I find their young *unaknowledged* love very sweet.

    I hate Richard and Kahlan Rahl for being so predictable.
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    You know you love Richard Rahl for just killing things like a badass :p
     
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    It's hard to think of a character that I absolutely love in any fantasy series that I've read so far. However, there are quite a few that I hate, and at the top of that list is Brianne of Tarth from ASOIAF.
     
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    I could never love a man with such an unnatural obsession for goats.
     
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    I cannot stand Denethor from ROTK. Grrr, I never liked him. He was such a jerk! And hmm...I don't know if I really hate Arya from Eragon and Eldest, but I find her very annoying.
     
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    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    Have I mentioned loving Jaime from ASOIAF yet? If I haven't, please excuse my lapse, fellow JDF-ers :).

    Oh, and I hate, detest and otherwise despise Frodo, whinny little <censored>. Not that I don't love LOTR, but Frodo? :yak:
     
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    rhapsody of serendai Thorn's Lover

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    I love Gwydion (Ashe) in Symphony of Ages simply because I think he's a dish and would be the ultimate boyfriend!
    Also love Drizzt (Forgotten Realms R.A. Salvatore) and my favourite of all has to be Imhrien aka Taquil aka Ashalind na Pendran in CDT's Bitterbynde Trilogy.


    Can't really think of who I hate, um, I suppose Morgwar (did I spell that correctly) in The Voyage of Jerle Shannara. He was the epitome of evil.:devilbat:
     
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    I like Cara from SOT. Okay, so she's insane, but you can't deny she's awesome.

    Although Richard "killing things like a badass" in books 2 and 3 is just cool. Although he was better in the first book, when he was doing what he could because he was in the position to do so, before he morphed into a larger-than-life superhero who's the only one who can save the world and must fulfil a destiny set out for him thousands of years ago, etc., etc.
     
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    I can't stand Entreri from the Forgotten Realms books and Miranda from the Feist's Serpentwar Saga (and whatever other books she's in). One is just bloody annoying and tryhard and the other is just bloody annoying and tryhard too! Ugh! Drizzt should just get over being "noble" and "morally superior" and skewer him through the heart and get it over with, and Miranda should just...i dunno...be creative and discreetly get rid of herself.
     
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    I really can't stand Merry!
     
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    GreyPilgrim New Member

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    I have to agree with Loz, one of the most annoying and boring characters I can think of is Sansa Stark. But generally it is the ultra good, butter would not melt in their mouth characters that you just want to kick! Like Frodo Baggins. Eragon is not a good book, too much is a copy of other books but I did like Martagh. Tyrion Lannister is also cool.
     
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    mz-readaholic Use The Force

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    well i don't like hermione in HP. she bugs me. but i love harry (obviously) and fred and george weasley.
    in LOTR i both love and hate frodo at the same time. and i love sam, pippin, boromir, aragorn and legolas. and gollum. but then i hate galadriel.
    and in narnia i hate susan but love peter.
     
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    i hate characters in books that pretend to be one thing and turn out to be the exact opposite
     
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    For Harry Potter

    (spoilers)

    Love: Hermione Granger. Seriously one of the greatest fictional characters ever created. This entire series surround Harry moaning about the fact that he has no parents. Hermione deliberately made her parents forget her to help save the world. That's the most amazing thing ever. She's strong and caring, extremely powerful and dangerous as a witch as well. Pretty much everything about her is amazing.

    Hate: Umbridge, there's hardly another fictional character that makes me want to set things on fire as much as Umbridge. She has no redeeming qualities at all. Everything about her is just deplorable and she's such an easy character to hate.

    I'll add more from other series later. After I think about it a bit more.