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50 of the Best Fantasy Characters Ever

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Bilbo Baggins (The Hobbit)

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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

Death (Discworld)

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Harry Potter (Harry Potter)

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Tyrion Lannister (Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire)

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Roland Deschain (The Dark Tower)

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Karsa Orlong (Malazan)

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  • Photo Credit: Still from "Beauty and the Beast" via Walt Disney Pictures

Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins)

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Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)

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Jareth (Labryinth)

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Aang (Avatar)

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Eowyn (Lord of the Rings)

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Ofelia (Pan's Labyrinth)

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Aragorn (Lord of the Rings)

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Dumbledore (Harry Potter)

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Susannah (The Dark Tower)

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Daenerys Targaryen (A Song of Ice and Fire /Game of Thrones)

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Jon Snow (Game of Thrones /A Song of Ice and Fire)

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Arya Stark (Game of Thrones /A Song of Ice and Fire)

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Moiraine Damodred (Wheel of Time)

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Steerpike (Gormenghast)

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Willow (Willow)

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Princess Cimorene (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles)

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Shadow Moon (American Gods)

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Onyesonwu (Who Fears Death)

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Lafayette (True Blood)

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Mr. Moundshroud (The Halloween Tree)

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Samwise Gamgee (Lord of the Rings)

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Morgana Le Fay

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Anomander Rake (Malazan)

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Pantalaimon (The Golden Compass)

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Captain Shakespeare (Stardust)

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Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride)

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The White Witch (The Chronicles of Narnia)

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Frog and Toad (Frog and Toad)

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Hagrid (Harry Potter)

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Sabriel (Sabriel)

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Granny Weatherwax (Discworld)

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