If I had to describe myself, it would be in a word that has many meanings with a complexity which falls off the tongue.
A word made up of many elements, is deceptive in appearance, and creates an illusion from the imagination.
My word would be Phantasmagoric. ~Summer Ross

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Secondary Characters Blogfest

What draws me in about a character is often how unique they are, quick wit, and their own special ticks. This not only holds for main characters, but secondary characters as well. Today is the Secondary Character Blogfest in honor of Rachel celebrating her new book Secondary Characters to release May 28th.

My favorite secondary character is Jenks from Kim Harrison's  Hollows novel series. He's a pixie with a chip on his shoulder hold up with a witch trying not to smudge her aura with black magic doing runs to take down the bad guys and a vampire in lust- all living in a church.

 
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His dialogue always makes me laugh- in general because he references tinker bell in some of the rudest ways. I really like Tinker Bell- but a fairy is bad news to a pixie and Tinker Bell is like a curse word for him. But Jenks is a side kick, granted a little one- but he has mean skills when it comes to a fight.

Found here

22 comments:

Trisha F said...

I haven't read any of Kim Harrison's books, and haven't heard of Jenks for that reason. But he sounds entertaining for sure! Must check him out.

Thanks for stopping by - I am a little bereft since seeing the last season of Medium. ;) I started watching the last season of House after, but then I switched to Sex and the City for something lighter. :P

Donna K. Weaver said...

Adrian in the Vampire Academy series does that for me with his dialogue. He's one of my favorite characters.

Stephen Tremp said...

Secondary characters like a side kick are important and can help define and challenge the main characters. I wish I knew of this Blogfest.

mike spain said...

sounds interesting!

J. A. Bennett said...

That is hilarious! I love it when authors think of believable swear words :)

Elizabeth Seckman said...

I cannot believe I never heard of this. It sounds amazing. Love the cartoon!

Rachel Schieffelbein said...

Oh my gosh, I totally want to read this now! Sounds great!

Kim Van Sickler said...

Tink's panties! (That's funny.)

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Jenks sounds like a barrel of laughs. Bet he wishes he could get in Tink's panties. LOL.

Old Kitty said...

Jenks sounds like a fun character!! And I never knew fairies were bad news for pixies!! Oh dear! Take care
x

Jenny S. Morris said...

This sounds fantastic! I must read it!

Natalie Aguirre said...

I haven't read this, but he sounds cool.

Patricia Lynne said...

This post makes me want to read the book now.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

The image is funny!

Crystal Collier said...

Awesome. There's nothing better than a quirky side character. =)

Suzi said...

Wow. That sounds like an interesting group of characters. I haven't read the Hollows series. Sounds good.

Susan Kane said...

Thanks for citing the location of clever, so clever fairy art.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

I like the ornery characters.

M Pax said...

He sounds like a fun character. But how could a pixie not be fun?

Jai said...

Sounds like an awesome secondary character.

Melanie Schulz said...

Hilarious!

Margo Berendsen said...

a fairy is bad news to a pixie?? that right there really intrigued me, though I'm not familiar with this story I may have to check it out!

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