What Characteristics MUST a Male Hero have?

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A few fellow authors and I are having a heated discussion about heroes and personality. Personally, I’m of the firm opinion that a male hero doesn’t have to be a drop-dead gorgeous. I’m not a fan of pretty boys. My tastes run to rugged, and kind of scruffy like Tommy Lee Jones, Harrison Ford,  but I must admit I find those Hemsworth brothers absolutely delish.

At any rate, we couldn’t decide on a single common trait, so we thought to ask you, as readers, your opinion. Here are the characteristics we agreed upon—vote for your MUST haves in a hero below. Feel free to add others and have fun with this!