Round 1 is over! And now it’s time to cut things down to size in the considerably smaller selection for Round 2.

The rules for how this works are simple.

  1. There are sixteen eight groups: four for men, four for women.
  2. You get 3 votes 2 votes for each group.
  3. The top 25% top 2 contestants of each group moves on to the next round, which will be on February 12.
  4. This round is divided up into four two days, one for two groups of men and two groups of women each.
  5. Today (February 10) covers the Groups A and B for both men and woman.
  6. Votes are collected here (men) and here (women). Feel free to vote in both categories or just one!

And now for our contestants!

Group A (Women) 

Ellen Ripley (Alien/Prometheus/Predator)

  • Likes: Cats, kids, flamethrowers
  • Dislikes: Corporate bureaucracy, synthetics, terrifying horrors from deep space

Felicity Smoak / Overwatch (DC Comics)

  • Likes: Computers, vigilante justice, charming playboys
  • Dislikes: Sexism, secrets, corruption

Sameen Shaw (Person of Interest)

  • Likes: Camaraderie, guns, artificial intelligence
  • Dislikes: Betrayal, whining, pointless brutality

Vesper Lynd (James Bond)

  • Likes: Suits, martinis, integrity
  • Dislikes: Blackmail, sexism, carelessness

Nyota Uhura (Star Trek)

  • Likes: Music, Vulcans, linguistics
  • Dislikes: Klingons, prudery, aging

Morticia Addams (The Addams Family)

  • Likes: Gardening, music, Gothic fashion
  • Dislikes: Cruelty, apathy, pastels

Rey (Star Wars)

  • Likes: Courage, freedom, Jedi
  • Dislikes: Slavery, abandonment, cruelty

Xena (Xena/Hercules)

  • Likes: Chakrams, Amazons, fighting
  • Dislikes: Sexism, slavery, the gods

Group A (Men) 

Daniel Jackson (Stargate)

  • Likes: Archeology, linguistics, mysticism
  • Dislikes: Allergies, slavery, false gods

Robin Hood (Disney, 1973)

  • Likes: Stealing from the rich, giving to the poor, archery
  • Dislikes: Greed, cruelty, feudalism

Jamie Fraser (Outlander)

  • Likes: Freedom, Scotland, spunky lasses
  • Dislikes: Cruelty, the British Army, lecherous lads

Tony Stark / Iron Man (Marvel)

  • Likes: Engineering, hot rods, partying
  • Dislikes: Superstition, being told no, signing things

Jean-Luc Picard (Star Trek)

  • Likes: Early Grey tea, diplomacy, Shakespeare
  • Dislikes: Senseless violence, dishonesty, greed

Poe Dameron (Star Wars)

  • Likes: Freedom, bravado, defecting stormtroopers
  • Dislikes: The dark side, tyranny, loyal stormtroopers

Group B (Women)

Leia Organa (Star Wars)

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  • Likes: Freedom, Jedi, scoundrels
  • Dislikes: Tyranny, superweapons, her father

Emma Peel (The Avengers)

  • Likes: Catsuits, quips, martial arts
  • Dislikes: Sexism, conspiracies, cults

Daisy Johnson / Skye / Quake (Marvel)

  • Likes: Freedom, superpowers, computers
  • Dislikes: Secrets, abandonment, bigotry

Buffy Summers (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Fighting, bad boys, family
  • Dislikes: Cruelty, sexism, secrets

Dana Scully (The X-Files)

  • Likes: Science, medicine, stubborn idiots
  • Dislikes: Superstition, conspiracies, unverified hypotheses

Winifred “Fred” Burkle (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Books, propriety, courage
  • Dislikes: Cruelty, slavery, demons

Barbara Gordon / Batgirl / Oracle (DC Comics)

  • Likes: Vigilante justice, computers, police officers
  • Dislikes: Being told no, cruelty, clowns

Helena G. Wells (Eureka / Warehouse 13 / Alphas)

  • Likes: Meticulousness, science, artifacts
  • Dislikes: Determinism, burglars, firearms

Willow Rosenberg (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Magic, books, computers
  • Dislikes: Sexism, demons, helplessness

Group B (Men)

Spike / William Pratt (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Slayers, partying, freedom
  • Dislikes: Slayers, brain chips, mopey blokes

Dale Cooper (Twin Peaks)

  • Likes: Coffee, cherry pie, justice
  • Dislikes: Murderers, cruelty, evil spirits

Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. (Indiana Jones)

  • Likes: Museums, artifacts, mouthy broads
  • Dislikes: Nazis, greed, being called “Henry”

The 10th Doctor (Doctor Who)

  • Likes: Humans, time travel, freedom
  • Dislikes: Guns, bigotry, people dying

Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Books, intelligence, fastidiousness
  • Dislikes: Brashness, demons, exclusion

Rupert “Ripper” Giles (Buffyverse)

  • Likes: Books, propriety, slayers
  • Dislikes: Vampires, sexism, watchers

And here are the results from yesterday:

Women, Group 7:

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  1. Peggy Carter (48 votes, 58.54%)
  2. Diana Prince (27 votes, 32.93%)
  3. Daenerys Targaryen (24 votes, 29.27%)
  4. Martha Jones (13 votes, 15.85%)
  5. Kira Nerys (12 votes, 14.63%)
  6. Tali’Zorah and Audrey Horne (11 votes, 13.41%)
  7. Laura Petrie (10 votes, 12.20%)
  8. Bo Dennis (9 votes, 9.76%)
  9. Raina (7 votes, 8.54%)
  10. Karrin Murphy (4 votes, 4.88%)
  11. Naomi Nagata, Kendra Saunders, Kimberly Hart, and Big Barda (3 votes, 3.66%)
  12. None of the above (1 vote, 1.22%)
  13. Jen Scotts and Blackarachnia (0 votes, 0%)

Women, Group 8:

  1. Ygritte (27 votse, 32.93%)
  2. Leeloominaï Lekatariba Lamina-Tchaï Ekbat De Seba (23 votes, 28.05%)
  3. Beverly Crusher (22 votes, 26.83%)
  4. 7 of 9 and Mako Mori (17 votes, 20.73%)
  5. Chiana (14 votes, 17.07%)
  6. Alice Morgan (13 votes, 15.85%)
  7. Jo Lupo (12 votes, 14.63%)
  8. Susan Ivanonva (10 votes, 12.20%)
  9. Holly Marten, Merrill, Bobbie Draper, M.K., and Misato Katsuragi (4 votes, 4.88%)
  10. Mira (3 votes, 3.66%)
  11. Morgana, Mei-Ling Zhou, Sikozu Svala Shanti Sugaysi Shanu, and none of the above (2 votes, 2.44%)
  12. Neeshka and Hana Song (1 vote, 1.22%)

Men, Group 7:

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  1. Han Solo (40 votes, 51.95%)
  2. Bucky Barnes (30 votes, 38.96%)
  3. Luke Cage (28 votes, 36.36%)
  4. Jack Harkness (22 votes, 28.57%)
  5. Loki Laufeyson (20 votes, 25.97%)
  6. Oberyn Martell (17 votes, 22.08%)
  7. John Constantine and Alistair (9 votes, 11.69%)
  8. Jim Taggart (6 votes, 7.79%)
  9. None of the above (3 votes, 3.90%)
  10. Pilot (2 votes, 2.60%)
  11. Tsukasa Domyoji (1 vote, 1.30%)

Men, Group 8:

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  1. Finn (34 votes, 44.16%)
  2. Wade Wilson (28 votes, 36.36%)
  3. Drogo (24 votes, 31.17%)
  4. Brock Rumlow (21 votes, 27.27%)
  5. None of the above (12 votes, 15.58%)
  6. Teal’c (10 votes, 12.99%)
  7. Ronon Dex (9 votes, 11.69%)
  8. Fenris (7 votes, 9.09%)
  9. Bialar Crais (5 votes, 6.49%)
  10. Ryoji Kaji (3 votes, 3.90%)
  11. Tekhartha Zenyatta and Justin Crowe (0 votes, 0%)

Update: We now have our first winners for Round 2!

In Group A for the women’s category, Sameen Shaw came in first with Ellen Ripley and Morticia Addams tied for 2nd. Group A for men meanwhile saw Jean-Luc Picard boldly leading by a healthy margin followed by Poe Dameron.

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In Group B for women Leia Organa and Dana Scully climbed to the top of a top field. And for men’s Group B Indiana Jones led with Rupert Giles narrowly beating out the 10th Doctor after a long race for 2nd place.

We’ll see all these folks again in a couple days. Until then, onto Day 2 of Round 2!