5 Heroes Who Use Non-Traditional “Weapons” | #SciFiSunday

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This piece from from Leah Schnelbach at Tor.com reminds us that not all the best heroes are sword-wielding.

What could be more heroic than Luke Skywalker igniting a lightsaber, Aragorn charging the Black Gates with Andúril drawn and ready, or Iron Man blasting his way through the minions of the Ten Rings? What is more heart-stirring than watching Neo dodge bullets or Asuka kick the crap outta some Angels?

But what if you long for something else? Like a hero who eschews violence where possible—one who finds a way to save the day without fists or swords. I’ve gathered five heroes who may not always avoid a well-timed punch or kick, but tend to pick non-violent tools as their “weapon” of choice.

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