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Old 02-16-2012, 11:27 AM   #58
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It's all about the writing and whether I can identify with the main characters.
While I like Terry Brooks' stories very much, I often think: "Does it HAVE to be ANOTHER Ohmsford? Pu-leaassee!"

And I hate young characters... the younger they get, the less I want to read the book. It's the main reason that I never read (and probably never will read) the Harry Potter novels. 15-16 years (Shea Ohmsford, in Sword of Shannara) is te absolute minimum I wish to go for... 21-24 would be better.

I just can't identify with very young characters because I always feel that there is no way in hell they would be able to stand up for themselves or be able to accomplish anything. (Do you see a 12 year old boy, or even younger, making Frodo's journey? I don't...)
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