Top Ten Tuesday

Posted July 22, 2014 by Nicky in General / 16 Comments

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is the kind of thing I’m usually bad at, but I’ll have a go. “Top ten characters I’d want with me on a desert island”, gogogo. Including comics characters in this list because I review comics here too!

  1. Aragorn, from The Lord of the Rings: Because he has all the camping skill and life experience. He’d totally be able to find us shelter and figure stuff out. If he can manage hobbits, he could take care of me. For one thing, I don’t eat as much.
  2. Tony Stark, from Iron Man: Because he’d think of a way off the desert island, using random scrap if necessary.
  3. Katniss Everdeen, from The Hunger Games: Again, she knows her survival stuff. And she can hunt, if the island is big enough.
  4. Will Stanton, from The Dark is Rising: Because then I’d never be lacking a conversation partner, at least.
  5. Cath Avery, from Fangirl: Because, well, fangirling. And we could bond over social anxiety.
  6. FitzChivalry Farseer, from Assassin’s Apprentice: He’d be able to make sure we didn’t poison ourselves, he could communicate with animals for us, and my mum would be totally jealous.
  7. Nighteyes, from Assassin’s Apprentice: Who knows when a wolf might come in handy — and besides, you wouldn’t want to separate Nighteyes and Fitz; they’re a package deal.
  8. Sabriel, from Sabriel: Again, she’s competent, capable of looking after herself, she might be able to whistle up a Paperwing to fly some of us out of there or go into Death to send a message for help or something, and in the first book at least she’s close-ish to my age — younger, but mature. So we’d have stuff in common, I think.
  9. Billy Kaplan, from Young Avengers: He can alter reality with his mind. ’nuff said.
  10. Gwaihir the Windlord, from The Lord of the Rings: I’m sure if we were nice to him he’d fly everyone off the island, or at least go for help. Maybe he should’ve been my #1.

Well, that’s… probably a fairly unusual list, though I bet other people have said Katniss!

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16 responses to “Top Ten Tuesday

  1. Tony is a great choice! I didn’t think of any comic characters, but I should have! A lot of different choices, but I think they’re great!

  2. Great choices. I have seen Aragorn on a lot of lists, I would have him just for eye candy reasons if I am honest – it would be a bonus that he would be good in that situation. Katniss is on a lot of lists today. I would definitely have her put on hunting duty.

    • Well, presumably we’d have got there by a ship crash or plane crash, so he could scavenge! Or direct Gwaihir to bring stuff, heh. Or Billy to just make stuff.

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