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People/Characters: Hero

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Achronos by Lee Killoughnot in English Common Knowledge
The Archive of the Forgotten by A. J. HackwithApprentice Librarian
Black Rainbow by Barbara Michaels
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinchpriestess of Aphrodite
An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King
Felon's Fancy by Sarah Westleighnot in English Common Knowledge
Flussi e riflussi : indagine sull'origine di una teoria scientifica by Lucio Russo
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Libretto) by Burt Shevelove
The Girl Who Disappeared Twice by Andrea Kane
Hawk Quest by Robert Lyndon
Honeymoon of the Dead by Tate Hallawayblack cat
A Horse Called Hero by Sam Angus
The Library of the Unwritten by A. J. Hackwithcharacter from Nightfall
The Line Between Here and Gone by Andrea Kane
The Marrying Kind by Hebe Elsna
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing [1993 film] by Kenneth Branagh
Much Ado About Nothing [2012 film] by Joss Whedon
Much Ado About Nothing: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Patrick Doyle
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry
Numbers (New Species #14 & #15) by Laurann Dohner927
Oh My Gods: A Modern Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths by Philip Freeman
Rose in the Snow-Garden by James Welsh
Sappho + Waves of the sea and of love by Franz Grillparzer
Skyggeporten by Lene Kaaberbøl
Starship Troopers: Invasion [2012 animated film] by Shinji Aramaki
The Stranger You Know by Andrea Kane
Stratford Collection: Much Ado About Nothing [1987 TV movie] by Peter Moss
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb
Third Watch by Bodie Thoene
The Twelfth Insight: The Hour of Decision by James Redfield
Two Queens of Heaven: Aphrodite and Demeter (Greek Myths) by Doris Gates
Valiant (New Species, Book Three) by Laurann Dohner927
Wolf Cry by Julia Golding

Character description

1) In the Greek myth of Hero and Leander, Hero is a priestess of Aphrodite. He lover, Leandor, swims the Hellespont to see her, and one night drowns during a storm.

2) In Hawk Quest by Robert Lyndon, Hero is a Sicilian physician in training. He embarks on a mission with arrange for the ransom of a Norman knight held in Anatolia, but his master dies, and Hero persuades Vallon to assist him.

3) In Shakespeare's much ado about nothing, Hero is a prospective bride who is rejected by her groom on her wedding day after he is falsely led to believe that she is unchaste. The truth eventually outs.

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