Top Ten Tuesday today is Character Traits that Make You Love Them which sounded like the perfect chance to do an ode to the characters I love.
I was really going to go for it but had to control myself because while great hair and a killer beard might give me heart eyes it’s not really a trait.
Most apply to multiple characters obviously.
Uses humor to hide the fact they are actually scared, sad teddy bear in desperate need of a hug.
Survivors: Never gives up. Never surrenders.
See also: Carol & Michonne from the Walking Dead, Harley Quinn and Barbara Gordon, etc.
See also: T’Challa, Aragorn
Lover of animals.
See also: Frank Castle, John Wick
Ability to make bad ideas and poor decision making skills actually somehow work for them.
See also: a startling amount of Marvel Universe characters, Steve Harrington
True Mad Queens.
See also: book Cersei Lannister, Regina George
The eternally hopeful and optimistic.
See also: Anne Shirley and Leslie Knope
Learns to care so much they want to tell everyone they love how to live their lives despite the fact they were barely managing their own until a couple of years ago and a massive trauma.
The eternally misunderstood, ill-treated and deserving of better.
See also: Sansa Stark, Arianne Martell and Brienne of Tarth
The imaginative and embracing of wonder.
See also weirdly: Harley Quinn, Anne Shirley & Leslie Knope
Does not give a shit about shit.
Train Wrecks. Making it work somehow but still train wrecks.
The perpetually over it.
See also: Sister Michael, April Ludgate, & Jim Hopper