Time for another Top Ten Tuesday, courtesy of the Broke and the Bookish!
This week’s topic is: Ten Characters You Wish Had Their OWN Book
1. Fred and George Weasley from Harry Potter: There is never enough of the fantastic British wit of Fred and George, and since I have no plans to come to terms with Fred’s death, I would like to see way more of their carefree shenanigans. Aren’t we owed this?
2. Oberyn Martell from A Song of Ice and Fire: Oberyn is simply too good to just be gone. He has the wit, the cunning, the attitude, and obviously a huge legacy of badassery. He didn’t become the “Viper” for nothing, and I want the rest of the story.
3. Maggie Garcia from Newsflesh: Yes, Maggie becomes a central figure in Blackout, but she definitely is the unique one in the After the End Times crew. Maggie comes from big money and Big Pharma, and so I bet the perspective of her personal and family life during the Rising would add a whole new dimension to the canon.
4. Finnick Odair from The Hunger Games: I wanna know who he is screwing in the Capitol and who he has secrets from. This could just be a novella of his trysts and the sharing of information and I’d be happy.
5. Marvin from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: An entire novel written by a manically depressed robot with the most dry British wit would just make my life complete.
1. I will second Oberyn Martell. I’ve fallen in love with him twice now, despite trying to fight it when he showed up on the show. With my heart completely broken, twice now, it would be nice to have a book all about him and his family and his exploits. He’s just such a -good- character.
2. Adrian Ivoshkov- But, FRY, you say, he’s got point of view chapters in the latest novels. Nope. While I haven’t read past Bloodlines, I know in my heart that I absolutely hate Sydney Sage, so pushing my way through her to get to Adrian, only to have him be the romantic interest will be a chore in and of itself. Just give me sassy, drunk, vice loving Adrian, without any of the baggage.
3. Jason Schuyler- Arguably my favorite Anita Blake character. It was sad to see him degraded into just another soulless, snatch hungry, Anita doting retard. But, up until that point, he was my favorite. There was plenty to him and it was a shame to see him turn into every other character in those books.
4. Arya Stark- Let’s just get rid of all the rest of them and go straight for the most interesting. I mean, I guess Brianne can show up some. Less game. More murder.
5. Johanna Mason- She won her first Hunger Games, and I just want to read about her disillusionment with everything ever. Yep. Just want her to be angry and mess stuff up.