Saturday, July 4, 2015

Introducing a New Feature... Sidekick Saturday

We know them, and we love them. They're there for everything, from comic relief to life-saving feats of bravery. They're the sidekicks. Do they get the credit they're due? Probably not, but we love them anyway.

Here at The Reading Addict, I'll be shining a weekly spotlight on secondary characters I love (like Ron Weasley, obviously).

Origin: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

Quirky Traits Include: Pure blood wizard, ginger hair, ginormous family, phobia of spiders

Why I Love Him: Ron's never been anything special, and he knows it. Sure, he made friends with infamous Harry Potter the moment they met when they were eleven, but other than that, he's got no claim to fame. That is, until he ends up being one of the bravest wizards in the battle against You-Know-Who. He risks his life countless times for his friends and others, all the while maintaining a wonderful sense of humor.

A Quote from Ron: "'Death's got an Invisibility Cloak?' Harry interrupted again.
'So he can sneak up on people,' said Ron. 'Sometimes he gets bored of running at them, flapping his arms and shrieking...'