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Fictional dinner party

I have asked the authors I have interviews on my blog the following question and thought I ought to have my own answer for it too.

Which five characters from books would you invite to a fantasy dinner party and why? 

I have thought long and hard about it and have come up with the following dinner guests

Sally Lockhart from The Ruby in the Smoke (and following books)



I love this series of books and I loved Sally Lockhart as a character. She is living in a time when she's not taken seriously because she is female but she gets on with it anyway and doesn't put up with any rubbish. i reckon she'd be brilliant conversation.

Tally Youngblood from Uglies (and following books)



Admittedly but the end of the series probably not the best candidate for a dinner party but I loved the character of Tally in the early part of the series. She was down to earth and brave and stood up for what she believed in. I loved her fun loving edge as well. Again by the end another person I wouldn't mess with.

Katniss Everdeen from the Hungergames series







I love Katniss and am still gutted about how she was developed as a character in the final book. This girl has so much spirit and loyalty and is generally awesome. I would love to see a conversation between her and Tally Youngblood as they are so similiar in someways and so different in others.



Hermione from Harry Potter








I don;t think you'd get more intelligent conversation from anyone else. I love the character of Heromine throughout the books as I can relate to her so much. She wants to do well and do the right thing but will sacrifice those things to help her friends. I imagine she could conjour up a few tricks for entertainment too.



Jace Wayland from the Mortal Instruments series







I didn't realise I'd be so girl focused when I started this so I thought I better add a gorgeous bloke. Who else has got the charm to handle these feisty ladies? I think Jace is was made for that role.



Runner up I would have loved to include.

Kyra from The Chosen One - The other girlies would be a real eye opener for her>
Sam from Shiver/Linger - another gorgeous boy for the girlies
Willow from Buffy - For much the same reasons as Hermione
Lyra Silvertongue from His Dark Materials - I love almost as much as Sally Lockhart (although Sally just has the edge)


Who would you pick for your own dinner party?

Comments

anjohnston said…
Um, so you're inviting me to this party too right?