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Top 5… characters that would win the show Survivor

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OMG, Survivor… I haven’t seen that show in forever, but I remember how it goes. Stranded on an island, you need to work with your team to make it off. There would be weekly votes where your team mates could kick you out of they felt you were a threat or weren’t pulling your weight… This is hard!!!

OK, so you know how I like to ramble? You might just need to stay with me on these until it makes sense… and if that never happens then I am so sorry!!

  • Mia Corvere, of the Nevernight Chronicle by Jay Kristoff, is resourceful and bold. She’s also not afraid to use her charm or looks (thanks Alaea) to get team members on board with her so while I wouldn’t say she is a team player, I think she could wrangle her way into making it NOT onto the voting off list. Points against would be her nicotine habit would likely make her so grouchy she may make enemies instead of faux friends.
  • Aelin Ashryver Galathynius, of Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas, would likely piss people off a lot; however, she also somehow manages to make those who get to know her follow her blindly into whatever hell or mischief she has managed to get into. Also very resourceful, she could probably hack the challenges. Points against would be that she does NOT like to rough it, and would probably try to smuggle books.
  • Prince Laurent, of Captive Prince Trilogy by C S Pacat, would be sneaky and backhanded enough that he could likely play the others against each other and come out on top. He would also be able to talk his way out of a bind if the others cottoned onto what he was doing. He’s resourceful and fit so would probably have a pretty easy time of the challenges. Points against are he would never last in the heat with his ridiculous clothes.
  • Hanna Donnelly, of The Illumine Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (more specifically, Gemina), is a total bad-ass who could strategise her way to the end, and beat the crap out of the others on her way. She would likely outthink her opponents and also be able to flash her winning smile at anyone who would possibly think her a competitor, melting them at their knees, and then rip their head off to eliminate the threat. Points against for needing to wear something super expensive on a desert island.
  • Last, but not least, we have Azriel of the A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J Maas (more specifically, A Court of Mist and Fury). Az would likely spend his time counseling the others and making peace, all the while spying on them to determine weaknesses. Also, an Illyrian warrior is not likely to lose any physical challenges. Points against for maybe being too quiet – the others may think he’s trying to fly under the radar when really he’s just an introvert.

These individuals would most certainly win against a normal bunch – however, against each other? Now, that’s a series I’d definitely watch!!


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