Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday #21

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish which features a variety of bookish top ten lists!

This week, we get to pick the theme, and since I have nothing but love for BAMF who kick butt and all that fun stuff, I've decided to go with:

Top Ten Books Which Feature Characters Who Kick Ass


Celaena Sardothien - Throne of Glass Was there any doubt that everyone's favorite legendary assassin would take the top spot? Celaena told us how epic she was right from the start. I know some people didn't quite believe her, but she sure proved herself (and proved those doubters wrong) throughout the series. Take that! She 1000000% deserves her title as Adarlan's deadliest assassin.

Kaladin Stormblessed - The Stormlight Archive Every.single.battle.scene. with Kaladin is freaking mind-blowing. Even before he trained up and developed his skills, the guy had some serious game.
And as a freaking SLAVE at that! Imagine how incredible it was to watch him transform into a mythical warrior.

Albus Dumbledore - Harry Potter As far as wizards go, Dumbledore is a BOSS. Every display of magic he gives throughout the series is the stuff of legends.  The only wizard that Grindelwald and Voldemort ever feared. Enough said.


Linh Cinder - The Lunar Chronicles The little cyborg that could!  This girl proved time and time again that she is worthy of the very title she's trying to run from.  She's clever, resourceful, stubborn and tough as nails. I can't wait to see her kick some butt in Winter.

Ismae - Grave Mercy It's impossible for me to resist an assassin with a heart.  And Ismae is as skilled as they come.  Her affinity for poisons and her steely resolve make her a force to be reckoned with.

Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Another no-brainer pick for me. Katniss only got to where she was by trying to save her sister, and then doing everything to make sure Peeta survived. She never wanted to be a hero, but she sure rocked it every step of the way.


Vin - Mistborn - This little lady went from being a starved nobody to the most lethal weapon on the planet. Her trainer definitely earned his spot on this list too but it was Vin's transformation that  Her battle sequences were nothing short of breathtaking

Kell - A Darker Shade of Magic - He might not have had the most experience in kicking but at the start of ADSOM, but he did a seriously bang up job throughout and by the end, he was one BAMF.  I can't wait to see what else he'll face in the rest of the trilogy.

Aragorn - The Lord of the Rings - When we meet up with the Ranger of the North, Strider, he already has a badass air about him, but then we get to see him in action throughout Lord of the Rings and he KILLS it.  Aragorn is without a doubt, the King.


Mackayla 'Mac' Lane - Fever - Sure, it takes Mac a little while to live up to her full potential, but boy, when she does: strap yourselves in cause everybody's about to get their asses kicked. She.is.a.machine. And I love her for it^^

21 comments:

  1. Love your list this week. I'm reading Words of Radiance right now - Kaladin is just such a brilliant character!

    my TTT

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    1. Kaladin will forever be one of my favorite characters OF.ALL.TIME ♥ I hope you're loving WoR as much as I did :D

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  2. Great picks! I love Katniss, Dumbledore, Cinder, Vin and Aragorn. Definitely kick butt characters.

    Happy TTT!

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    1. Thanks Susan^^ Yup, they're the best!

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  3. I really liked the Lunar chronicles, as well as Katniss, Kell however is less bad ass than Lilah lol. Awesome Post. Check out my Top Ten Tuesday

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    1. LOL, Lila is seriously kickass but I needed some men in the mix too and I have a soft spot for Kell ;)

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  4. Great list! It's lovely to see some of the His Fair Assassin ladies getting mentioned more and more on TTT, and of course I love Cinder and Katniss, too. 'The little cyborg that could' - I might start calling her that from now on! ;)

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    1. I was very late to the party with His Fair Assassin, in fact, I've only read the first one so far but I will be reading the rest asap :) hahahaha feel free too, I think it's fitting ;D

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  5. Great topic choice! Celaena and Katniss are two of the best at kicking ass! Aweome choices!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My TTT

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    1. ME.TOO!!^^ They are SO awesome ♥ Thanks Michelle^^

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  6. Dont forget Triss from Divergent!
    Mylist
    http://hauntedgravebooks.blogspot.com/2015/04/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-books-which.html

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    1. Actually I left her out on purpose. I was a fan of book one but the other two (ESPECIALLY the last one) put me off of the series for good. Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. You are On The Spot! I agree with all! Except ok I would have chosen Lila from Adsom. Oh and I haven't read Grave Mercy or the Fever series yet, but I guess I better since our tastes are so much in sync. Great minds think alike yes!! Hehe

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  8. I know only about a half of these peeps but I agree! DUmbledore, duh. :D Aragorn is pretty kickass but I only read book 1 so far. Celaena of course, as well as Katniss. I think Jen was SO perfect for that role... LOOK AT THAT GIF. <3

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  9. Love your list this week, I did a similar topic, although I only focused on females (not because there aren't lots of great boys who kick ass, just because I particularly love the girls!). Here's my TTT:
    https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/top-ten-tuesdays-2/

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  10. This list is fantastic! I haven't read anything in The Stormlight Archives or Fever but now I am definitely intrigued by the sound of these awesome characters. And of course Celaena is on this list ;D

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  11. I can't imagine anyone else but Celaena in the #1 spot! She just gets more and more impressive with each successive book, and she was already mighty impressive in book 1, lol. And Dumbledore lighting up that cave is one of my all-time favorite scenes across all of the HP films. ❤

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  12. Fantastic list and gifs! :)

    Check out my TTT.

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  13. Your list looks pretty amazing, I agree with you about Ismae & Katniss. They're probably my most favorite heroines. I liked Kell too, although I ended up giving up on that book. It was too complex for my slow mind :(

    <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

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  14. This is a great list! Dumbledore for sure would make my list of kick ass characters, so would Aragon, Katniss, and Cinder. I haven't read Throne of Glass, but man I keep seeing things that make me wonder why I haven't already. Those books are going on my list really soon!

    Thanks for stopping by my TTT.
    Alex @ The Book Banner

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  15. ARAGORN!!

    Katniss is just flat out awesome!

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