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Wilford Brimley. He's an inspiration to us all...

I'm surprised you had Gatsby as you're runner up. I guess he doesn't appeal to me, because we're forced to read the book in school .


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Some of my favourite characters that first come to my mind:

Elric of Melnibone
Another White Wolf, Geralt of Rivia, a witcher
Roland Deschain, the gunslinger from Dark Tower series
Rorschach, Watchmen
Tyrion Lannister, Song of Ice and Fire
Jaime Lannister, Song of Ice and Fire
Conan The Cimmerian
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I'm surprised you had Gatsby as you're runner up. I guess he doesn't appeal to me, because we're forced to read the book in school .
It was also required reading at my high school and at the time I did not think too much of it. I have no idea when, but sometime after I reread it and just was enraptured by the character. It makes me want to go back and reread some books I read years ago so that I can gain new perspective.
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Can't fault you on Raistlin although I always prefered Dalamar.

As for De Bergerac don't you mean the Edmond Rostand play?
Yes I did. Damn drama class has me finishing Hamlet this week for a paper so Shakespear has been on my mind
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Raziel and Kain from the Legacy of Kain series (mainly the voice acting was amazing)

The Doctor.......obviously

Tyrion Lannister as mentioned by someone else

Mr Wednesday from American Gods

Crowley from Good Omens (didnt fall rather saunter vaguely downwards lol)

and of course Death from discworld.....and Vetinari
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I've watched many books and seen a fair few films, so this is going to be quite a long list:

The Doctor (4,9,10,11 (Haven't seen the others)), From Doctor Who
Arlen
. From The Demon Trilogy by Peter V. Brett
Pretty much the entire 1st Tanith Regiment, from Gaunt's Ghosts by Dan Abnett
Gavriel Loken, Tarik Torgaddon, Nathaniel Garro, Saul Tarvitz, Nero Vipus, Horus Aximad, Pre-Heresy Horus Lupercal, Argel Tal and Ahriman, from The Horus Heresy Series by various authors
Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Angel and The Gasman, from Maximum Ride Series by James Patterson
Alex Rider from the Alex Rider Series by Anthony Horowitz
Solomon Kane from the Solomon Kane Movie
Sam Akehurst from The Age of Zeus by James Lovegrove
Sam, Astrid, Edillio, Dekka, Brianna, Jack and Orc from The Gone Series by Michael Grant
Robert Langdon from The Robert Langdon Novels by Dan Brown
Roland of Gilead, from The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
Drothe from Among Theives by Douglas Hulick
Boba Fett and R2-D2 from Star Wars
Pretty much all of First Claw from The Night Lords Series by Aaron Dembski-Bowden
Durzo Blint, Logan Gyre and Azoth/Kylar from The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks
Gotrek and Felix from The Gotrek and Felix Series by William King / Nathan Long

I'll add more when I think of them.

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Scorpius (Farscape by Brian Henson and Rockne S. O'Bannon) - Scorpius is the ultimate villain, at least for me. He has all the traits of a successful villain, he doesn't care who he has to hurt, he's willing to risk everything, he's a genius, he wears an awesome outfit, his only true loyalty is to himself, and he isn't afraid to get violent himself if he has too. And he avoids the crippling weaknesses of other villains by never underestimating his enemies, knowing when to fall back and try again, and he is willing to aid his enemies if it suits him. Plus his voice is sophisticated. Truly a villain for the ages.

Spike (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel by Josh Whedon) - Spike is one of the funniest, toughest and most badass characters on TV and comics. Always ready with a sarcastic quip and a fatalistic fact about the situation, Spike is definitely one of my favourites. I especially love his two entrances to Sunnydale, running over the welcome sign in his car and getting out flawlessly the first time, and falling out drunk the second time. Wish he had joined the crew earlier in Angel, he would have gotten so many good episodes out of it.

Tyrion Lannister (A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R Martin) - One of my favourite book characters. Tyrion is constantly berated, underestimated and scorned by every character that crosses his path because he is a dwarf. Yet he is one of the smartest and undoubtedly the most noble of his family. He isn't afraid to stand up and discipline his sadist nephew, nor to make a joke to his father who despises him. He's got some cruelty in him but only those who deserve it end up receiving it, not once has he given a cruelty that I considered excessive. Can't wait for A Dance with Dragons, so we can see how Tyrion is fairing across the narrow sea.


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ok heres my expancive list from all media:
Anime:
Favorite Protagonist: Kenshiro from Hokuto no ken
Favorite Antagonist: Viral from Gurren Lagann
Comic Books:
Favorite Protagonist: Captian America
Favorite Antagonist: The Govoner from the Walking Dead
Television:
Favorite Protagonist: Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds from Firefly
Favorite Antagonist: Syler from Heroes
Cartoon:
Favorite Protagonist: Optimus Prime from Transformers
Favorite Antagonist: Eric Cartman from South Park
Movie:
Favorite Protagonist: Ricky from Riki-oh
Favorite Antagonist: Balrog from Lord of the Rings
Videogame:
Favorite Protagonist: Ryu from Street Fighter
Favorite Antagonist: Whesker from Resident Evil
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Warmachine:Dwarves 261 points, Trolls 125 points Gatormen 174 points
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Infinity: Morats 1400 points, Shasvastii 600 points

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I'll bump the Paul Maud'dib.
My favorite quote from all literature is a line of his from Dune: Messiah.

"To endure oneself is perhaps the hardest task in the universe."

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Malcome from Firefly
Rayland from Justified
Castle from Castle
Adam carrola from the podcast.

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