My Favorite Discworld Characters

24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – Hogswatch, Task 2:

Who is your favorite Discworld character and why?

Hmmm.  Until I read Pyramids two months ago, this one would have been a no-brainer.  Then I met You Bastard …

OK.  This may be slightly unfair, since Granny simply gets more page time than You Bastard, but:

1. Granny Weatherwax
2.  Runners-up, on an equal footing:

  • You Bastard
  • DEATH
  • Angua
  • HEX
  • The Librarian

Total badasses and hilariously funny, the lot of them — and all of them can expose humanity’s (and society’s) utter inanity more effectively with a single word, facial expression or gesture than most other characters even by Pratchett himself.

ETA: AND the Librarian of course, for all of the above reasons.  How could I possibly forget the awesome Librarian of Unseen University?!

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Other Hogfather-related Posts:
16 Tasks of the Festive Season – Hogfather Buddy Read
Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – The Bathroom
Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – FTB Enabled
Terry Pratchett / Ian Stewart / Jack Cohen: The Science of Discworld
Hogfather Buddy Read
24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – Hogswatch
Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – The Boot Menu
Glingleglingleglingle
Hogswatch – Door 23
Sleigh Rides
Terry Pratchett: Hogfather (Annual Reread)
Bloody Stupid Johnson
Santa in Literature: Theodor Storm’s Knecht Ruprecht and DEATH as Department Store Santa in Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather
Terry Pratchett: Hogfather (Annual Holiday Read)

 

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