Friday, April 27, 2012

A-Z Challenge: "X" Characters & Fred

A-Z Challenge again and this time...its the letter "X." I tried to think of one character that stood out, but there are so many, I'd thought I'd pick several X characters and then in one word describe them. Let see if I hit the mark.  Want to play along?  



Charles Xavier a.k.a Professor X from Xmen



X-10:  The evil villain in A Human Element.  
Check out my character interview with the twisted X-10.


Xtra credit:  Here's a story my son, a first grader, Xander a.k.a. Xman recently wrote.  He has a wicked mind and I have no idea where he gets it.

Title: Attack of the Caterpillars

All this time alien caterpillars were on Earth. 
And then the alien caterpillars tried to destroy us.  
But we killed them all and sent them back to space.  
And we lived happily ever after.

Triple XXX Threat:  Fred.  Oh, how he loves car rides!

Put the car in drive, Mom!
Remember to stop by and visit Schatze over at Mary’s BookHounds too.

Have a great weekend.

Mina B.


Kyra Lennon said...

Ooh, Xenophilius Lovegood is one of my absolute favourite HP characters!

Geeky Daddy said...

WOAH!! Now that is a list that you have there. Great work. Xena and Dr. Xavier ate hands down the best for this post.

S. L. Hennessy said...

I love Xander. He's such a great and loyal friend, all the way to the end. And I used to LOVE Xena when I was in the second grade. I wanted to be her :)

Tonja said...

I thought it was hard coming up with just one x word!

Paula Martin said...

My education is sadly lacking - I'd never heard of any of these!

Damyanti said...

I so used to love Xena' show!

D.G. Hudson said...

We always need a few good, strong female warriors to keep things on an even keel.

Xena and Dr. Xavier are my faves.

Neat little poem by your son, thanks for sharing that.
Thanks for checking out Louis 16th!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Agree with DG - Xena and Xavier rock.

Cecilia M. said...

Oooh Xena! Awesome Warrior! just read the interview with X-10. So brave of you to be in the same room with him during the interview :D And his closest allies the he kills? Def. dangerous guy.
Aw..Fred looks handsome. :)

J.L. Campbell said...

Is that a threatening look on Fred's face. The caterpillar story is short and to the point. My kind of read. :)

Elise Fallson said...

I'm a big fan of Alien caterpillars! Your son would like Mothra :) Xtra awesome X post Mina!

DonnaGalanti said...

Mina, I am so honored that my X-10 is in your X list! love it! And who knew there were so many X characters? I think the cutest here is Triple XXX trheat Fred :) And to think I did my X post on X-rated. Guess I have a dirty mind!

DonnaGalanti said...

P.s. Your son's story is kick-butt adorable and boy-worthy! Lets see the illustrations to go with that :)

Lynn Proctor said...

wow you went above and beyond--xcellent!

Anonymous said...

New follower here! :D

Who can forget Xena: Warrior Princess? I sure don't! :)

Cynthia said...

Thanks for sharing this fun list. You have a great weekend too!

Kathryn Craft said...

I'm reading Donna Galanti's novel and just got the the first section with X-10. He's pretty creepy so far! Eager to see where she takes him.

mshatch said...

Xena is a great choice for X :)

Mina Burrows said...

@Kyra Lennon - I liked him too and Luna as well.

@Geeky Daddy - Ya think? I did try...

@S. L. Hennessy - You're right. Loyal is a much better description.

@Tonja - It is...totally!

@Paula Martin - S'okay. It's like a fantasy language.

@Damyanti -Me too.

@D.G. Hudson -I agree. Xena rocks.

@Alex J. Cavanaugh - True dat.

@Cecilia M. - Oh, So funny. Love it!

@J.L. Campbell - Maybe. :)

@Elise Fallson - Monthra, huh? Sounds cool. Thx.

@DonnaGalanti - Are you kidding? X-10 rocks! Aw, thanks. Xman is the best! My fav part is..."All this time..." only because I can hear him narrate the story. LOL

@Lynn Proctor- Thanks, Lynn. :)

@Jack - I know...she was a tough babe.

@Cynthia -You too sweetie!

@Kathryn Craft - X-10 is total creepster.

@mshatch - Thanks. She was one of the first I thought of. I thought everybody would mention her. :)

Roland D. Yeomans said...

I did my post on XENA as well. Just on her though -- it's a guy thing! LOL Roland

carla said...

Love that Triple XXX Threat!
Fred you are one handsome man! I think that is one of the best pics of you ever.

michelle said...

X is the worse post for the challenge, and also the most interesting and fascinating one... all at the same time.
It's that unknown factor/quantity... that strange, elusive, hard-to-pin-down quality/thinggiemajiggie...

It will be interesting to see what other bloggers do for this post!
I think you hit the mark with your characters.

Jackie said...

Wowzers! Great list of X's! Loved your son's story and Fred. :)

Michael Pierce said...

Got to love a story with a happy ending! Thanks for sharing. :) And Xenophilius Lovegood is an awesomely quirky character!

Grover said...

Aw, Xander was always my favourite in Buffy!

Rachel Morgan said...

What a great list of X characters! I remember watching Xena when I was little... I would probably think it a little silly now, but I loved the show back then!