All too often, the "sidekick" in a story is simply there as set dressing, or as a sounding board for the main character, or worst still, as mere victims and plot devices. But that's not always the case. Sometimes, we're lucky enough to have a character that enriches the story they are in ways that make them essential. We're talking about those "secondary" characters that actually bring something awesome to the table. The link below has all the love interests, mentors, team mates, and supporting characters that make some of our favorite stories great!

Here's our criteria:

1. Be a supporting character in a story.

2. Bring something amazing to the table, both in the fiction and in our real world.

ROUND ONE IS GO.

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