May 5th, 2003

A Pocket Full of Murder

lizbee's Literary Character Crush Meme

So here's my list of the literary characters I crushed on, roughly in the order I encountered them:
- Peter, Caspian, and Rilian, from the Narnia books
- Will Stanton and Bran Davies, from Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising
- Ged, from Ursula LeGuin's A Wizard of Earthsea
- Mary Stewart's versions of the youthful Merlin and Mordred (and most of the heroes of her suspense novels too, come to think of it)
- Sherlock Holmes
- Johnson Johnson, the portrait-painting, bifocals-wearing spy/sleuth from Dorothy Dunnett's mysteries
- Remus Lupin (but only in canon, not in any fanfics I've yet read)
- Gregor Vorbarra, Duv Galeni and Simon Illyan from Lois McMaster Bujold's SF novels
I just know I'm leaving out somebody important*, but oh well.
*No, not Wimsey -- I like him just fine, but I never crushed on him. And believe it or not, Snape is not one of my crushes either, at least not in the same way as the others listed here...
A Pocket Full of Murder

Fictional Crush Meme Redux

I just went and looked at lizbee's page and discovered that she'd included TV, movie and comics characters, too. Well, then:
- The Fifth Doctor
- Mirth, and Sean Knight (but especially Mirth), from Matt Wagner's Mage: The Hero Discovered
- Jamie, from Truly, Madly, Deeply
And back on the literary side, I know who I forgot:
- Mr. Knightley, from Jane Austen's Emma
Duh, how could I have forgotten him?