Who is your favorite character?

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Re: Who is your favorite character?

Post by Miriam Molina » 01 Jan 2018, 02:33

I liked Brimstone. He was always upright, humble and self-sacrificing. We can all learn from him.

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Post by Paul78 » 02 Jan 2018, 07:51

My favorite character is Brimstone. The kind of test he underwent to become a member of the mage school was just too much to bear. To imagine that he passed the test was magical in itself.
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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 03 Jan 2018, 13:28

My favourite character was Heat. She could have been fleshed out more, but I just loved her abilities and hair colour.

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Post by Lebs » 03 Jan 2018, 15:45

Brimstone was really likeable and consistent.

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Post by HouseOfAtticus » 04 Jan 2018, 08:16

My favourite character is Brimstone. I feel that he had offered in the book and his tenacity reminded me of Harry Potter.

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Post by Heena_Gaonkar » 09 Jan 2018, 14:46

Brimstone was the best character. He had great magic powers loved it.

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Post by nlhartje » 10 Jan 2018, 01:23

Christina Rose wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 19:22
micoleon13 wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 14:52
I really like stories which incorporate an underdog character, so for me, it would definitely be Brimstone /Leaf
Underdogs rising to the top is a favorite of mine, as well.
Is it terrible that I'm searching for more strong lead characters?

I feel like every fantasy story is an underdog anymore. Lead characters are always new to their talent, in training, bequeathed something, set unto a quest by others, fate throws destiny in their lap etc etc.

I do love my underdog stories, but let's have a sarcastic, narcissist be the protagonist...just once?
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Post by Annamikov » 13 Jan 2018, 09:16

I absolutely adore Brimstone, and he seems to be the one that many readers love, haha. I found so many qualities that are similar between us, and I'm very inspired by him. But yes, it's also important to not dismiss Brick, as others noted, since he played an important role, along with Brimstone.

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Post by Mouricia25 » 13 Jan 2018, 11:11

I love Brimstone. I love all the changes he had to go through. I love that his character never became corrupt, nor did he back down from any challenge even when it got hard. I loved seeing his transformation from the beginning to the end.

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Post by aliceriddle » 16 Jan 2018, 09:22

While it seems like a popular answer in this forum, I will still pick Brimstone. I simply love the character development he underwent in the book, and Victor Rose did a great job at portraying him.

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