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Sometimes, I wish I could spend just a little time in the historical days of England. I’m not a huge fan of plagues, bread shortages, and the feudal system, but I do like courtly love—the chivalrous, disciplined romantic overtures that drove noble women wild with passion, lust, and the mystery of what came after all the handkerchief-waving and duels for their honour.

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Sidekicks. Always there to lend a helping hand, or sword, or wand, as the case may be. A hero is nothing without his or her sidekick, but these companions rarely get the recognition they deserve. A few second bananas may get the spotlight on occasion -- your Robins, your Chewbaccas, your Igors -- but they all originated in comics, films, or on TV. This list is for the truly forgotten, the most overlooked of the overlooked. Here is a ranking of the top 10 best science fiction and fantasy sidekicks that originated in books.