The Hero is a very common character in many Fantasy Books, Flims and Games. If the Hero is not a male, and in some cases it is not, then the name must be changed; female Heroes are called Heroines. This page is classed under the Non Specific Characters category as it is not specific to a certain Film, Book or Game.
The Hero is quite often a very king and generous character but in some games and books the Hero can transform into a cruel and unfair personality through the course of the story. They can sometimes posses superhuman abilities or magical powers. A great example of a Hero with magical powers is the main character in The Elder Scrolls games.
The Hero can meet a variety of different characters along the course of the story. Wheather it be a friend or a foe, the Hero is bound to meet another character sometime or other. Here are just a few basic characters that the Hero or Heroine might meet in a story:
- The Villain
- A Friend or other Neutual Character
- A group of villagers or citizens
- A Trader
- Other Heroes or Heroines
- A Mage or other Neutual magic wielders
- Wizard or Witch (Enemy)