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Does this character appear in more than one book?
  
Another hint: Books are more than just novels.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"


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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
From a series of Unfortunate Events?
  
Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"


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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
Written as poetry / verse?
  
Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse


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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
Are these books collections of short stories?
  
Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories


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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
Has the author also written other popular books?
  
Certainly none as popular as what this character is from, no.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

***
No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books


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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
is the author currently alive?
are each of the books over 500 pages long?
  
The creator is no longer with us; he passed in 2008.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

***
No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books
Creator still alive
Books more than 500 pages long

***

N/A:

Set before 1900
  
is he from a graphic novel? (NOT A COMIC)
is he from a magazine?
  
Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)

***
No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books
Creator still alive
Books more than 500 pages long
From a graphic novel
From a magazine

***

N/A:

Set before 1900
  
Are the books less than 100 pages long?
  
His early appearances were in books of such length, yes.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)
Books are less than 100 pages in length

***
No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books
Creator still alive
Books more than 500 pages long
From a graphic novel
From a magazine

***

N/A:

Set before 1900
  
were the shortest books less than 50 pages long?
were the longest books more than 200 pages long?
  
His early appearances were in books of such length, yes.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)
Books are less than 100 pages in length
Shortest book in which he appears is less than 50 pages
Longest book in which he appears is more than 200 pages

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books
Creator still alive
Books more than 500 pages long
From a graphic novel
From a magazine

***

N/A:

Set before 1900
  
wait, BOTH?
  
the "villain"
  
apears in comic books?
  
both questions have already been answered.

Shortest book less than 25 pages?
Longest book longer than 300 pages?
  
This character is alluded to in larger volumes, but is not a major character within it. A simple reference.

Yes:

Male
Human
From a book
Book written after 1940
Bald
From fantasy fiction
Book written in 1980
Book has "sequels"
Individual is well-known
Fantasy setting
Magically enhanced
Uses magic
Has allies/friends
Has experienced tragedy
Has been a supporting character
Antagonist at some point
Book is well known
Book written by a man
Book this character is from starts with the word "the"
Originally written in English
Killed someone
Title has three words or less, including the word "the"
In fewer than ten "sequels"
Written by an American
Books saw a surge of popularity in the 2000s
Has companions
Involves dragons
Has had non-human companions
Written for a pre-teen audience (Ages 12 and up!)
Books are less than 100 pages in length
Shortest book in which he appears is less than 50 pages
Longest book in which he appears is more than 200 pages

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No:

A real person
Female
Blonde or orange hair
Under 20
From a comic
Has black or dyed hair
From a video game
From a movie or television show
Book written after 1980
Brown hair
From a children's book
Baldi
Story centered around him
Develops over the course of the story
Dies
Harry Potter
A classic
Adapted into a film
Immortal
Written by Stephen King
Main antagonist
Sci-Fi elements
Dies or has died
Exactly 26 books in the series
Series has exactly 3 books
"Series" has 4 books
"Series" has 7 books
From "Nicholas Flamel"
From a graphic novel
Written as a novella or short story
Written for an audience under the age of 10
Written for a "mature audience"
Written as a comic book
Uses Greek mythology
From Gregor the Overlander
Book has one "sequel"
Appears in the first book in the "series"
From "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Written in verse
A collection of short stories
Creator has written other popular books
Creator still alive
Books more than 500 pages long
From a graphic novel
From a magazine
From a book less than 25 pages in length
From a book more than 300 pages in length

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N/A:

Set before 1900
  
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