It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday. This is a weekly challenge hosted by The Brooke and the Bookish. This week’s challenge is a freebie for Father’s Day. If you want to participate in this weekly meme, be sure to go check out Brooke’s blog!
I thought about this for a few days on how I wanted to do this Top Ten Tuesday challenge. I read a lot of fantasy and those books don’t highlight good or present fathers (or parents) that often. I couldn’t decide on whether I wanted to highlight best or worst fathers, so let’s do a mix! Top 5 Best Father Figures and Top 5 Worst Father Figures. Here goes!
TOP 5 Best Father Figures
Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Yes, I know Giles is not from a novel and not anyone’s biological father but, as we all know, DNA isn’t what truly matters. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is my all-time favorite show and Giles is a pretty badass character and father figure. Buffy’s own father bailed on her and even though Giles started off as “just” her watcher – it wasn’t long before their relationship turned into more of a father/daughter one. He really looks out for all the “scooby gang,” and would literally die for any of them – and almost has on many occasions.
Big Mav from The Hate U Give by Angie Thomson
Big Mav isn’t a flawless character. His experiences have given him cause to have particular biases but you … Read the rest