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300 Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Leonidas

Leonidas is the protagonist and dominant character of the graphic novel. He is a perfect physical specimen and has dedicated his life to the unqualified pursuit of martial skill at arms. He generally appears armed and armored and wears a heavy bronze helmet with a jagged slash cut through one eye and a stiff horsehair plume on the top. Otherwise, he as any normal Spartan soldier. At the age of about ten, Leonidas underwent an initiation rite by leaving Sparta and wandering in the wilderness during the winter months. He crafted a light spear and then was stalked by a huge wolf. Using a stratagem, he lured the wolf into a narrow fissure in a rock ,thus robbing it of mobility. He then killed the wolf and returned to Sparta a man. At some point in the next years he became King of Sparta and married. If he...

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