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Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?

Topic moved and started on behalf of Eclipse who is having a holiday in Rome and Florence and may have such a good time he stays in the sun and gives UK winter a miss this year. ;D

Great topic, we could include which Fantasy Characters you would like working for you as well ?

First thought is I would like to work in Honeydukes, Hogsmeade, but sure to find more possibilities.
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2016, 09:02:25 AM »
Oh yeah, lots of possibilities :D
So I won't start with an actual job.

First, I would go into Week's Lightbringer books and enrol in the Chromeria. What colour am I, what can I do? 8)
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2016, 12:38:26 PM »
I would work for Raithe on the Ketty Jay. Lots of fun, but I'm guaranteed that he'll have my back.

My second person probably would be Hadrian, after the events of Riyria. It would probably be a lot of manual labor, but totally worth having a conversation with him.

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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2016, 02:10:38 PM »
I'd love to work for Sand dan Glokta.

Just kidding. ;)

I think the Collegium from Shadows of the Apt would be fun. After the wars anyway. Or studying Dragons under Lady Isabella Trent.
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2016, 03:54:49 PM »
I'd work for Stephen Leeds from Legion. Though it might be difficult to keep up with him when you're not inside his head. :-)

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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2016, 07:10:09 PM »
For the sheer entertainment factor I would like to say Locke Lamora, but also considering what I know of his track record I doubt I'd live long enough to appreciate it.

I can't think of one in particular - I'm gonna say an institution that has a library, so I can work in there. But Hogwarts is full of awful children doing magic and performing deadly blood sports for their peers and teachers and being racist with evil people attacking it so idk.


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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2016, 08:22:52 PM »
I can't think of one in particular - I'm gonna say an institution that has a library, so I can work in there. But Hogwarts is full of awful children doing magic and performing deadly blood sports for their peers and teachers and being racist with evil people attacking it so idk.
So what about Rincewind's ex-job? Assistant to the Librarian of the Unseen University? A job where you can bribe your boss with bananas. ;)
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2016, 08:27:27 PM »
I would probably work for Mac in McAnally's Pub from Dresden Files.  Good food, good beer, and with the pub being a neutral place it may be the safest place to be.

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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2016, 09:09:09 PM »
I can't think of one in particular - I'm gonna say an institution that has a library, so I can work in there. But Hogwarts is full of awful children doing magic and performing deadly blood sports for their peers and teachers and being racist with evil people attacking it so idk.
So what about Rincewind's ex-job? Assistant to the Librarian of the Unseen University? A job where you can bribe your boss with bananas. ;)
True, but lots of negligent magicians and dangerous books of magic abound, wouldn't want to fall in one...

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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2016, 10:30:43 PM »
I guess Locke Lamora and be a Gentleman Bastard. Plenty of opportunity for gold, women and travels.

But since Locke has brains but no brawn, and Jean is the opposite, I guess having both would make me the boss so I would just take over and have them work for me. That's just how awesome I am  ;)
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2016, 05:01:59 AM »
Eventually this becomes a question of who would make me least dead... I think I'd choose Bugg and Tehol from Malazan. They have a good track record. Even their dead get... erm... upgrades.

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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2016, 06:26:28 AM »
I guess Locke Lamora and be a Gentleman Bastard. Plenty of opportunity for gold, women and travels.

But since Locke has brains but no brawn, and Jean is the opposite, I guess having both would make me the boss so I would just take over and have them work for me. That's just how awesome I am  ;)

You might have brains and brawn but you properly missing the lovable aspect for people to cheer you on ;-)

I Would work for Tehol as well
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2016, 08:52:55 AM »
I'm not made out for battles. I need to find a good king/queen/princess/prince to whom I can be their loyal and intelligent advisor on non-military matters ;D
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2016, 06:16:41 PM »
I'm not made out for battles. I need to find a good king/queen/princess/prince to whom I can be their loyal and intelligent advisor on non-military matters ;D

Jorg would love you  :P Isn't that why he had that guy as chancellor in book 2?
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Re: Which Fantasy Character would you like to work for if you could?
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2016, 07:24:28 PM »
I'm not made out for battles. I need to find a good king/queen/princess/prince to whom I can be their loyal and intelligent advisor on non-military matters ;D

Jorg would love you  :P Isn't that why he had that guy as chancellor in book 2?
I'd be far too much of a fangirl with him...  ;) I think in that world I'd apply to be Garyus' assistant 8)

Or be the one that organises the Black Feather Three affairs :D
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