Is Your Protagonist A Mary Sue?

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Is Your Protagonist A Mary Sue?

If you are a writer and would like to know if the character you created in a story is a Mary Sue or just an average person, then this quiz here is the next thing you should go after. Not just your story, but you can identify any character if its a Mary Sue or not. Not: Mary Sue is female while on the other hand, male characters with all perfection are called Marty Stu or Gary Stu.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does this character ever get out of a tight spot by discovering new powers or abilities? 
    • A. 

      Hahaha... That's weird. Ain't it?

    • B. 

      Yeah, I mean isn't it like when you are in an extreme situation then the best of you comes out.

    • C. 

      Well, possible.

    • D. 

      No, sometimes it figures out something to get out of the situation and sometimes pays the price.

    • E. 

      Yes! No situation can take it down. It can surpass anything.

  • 2. 
    Is this character's name Hunter or anything you find to be particularly badass?
    • A. 

      Yeah, it's badass.

    • B. 

      But nobody finds it badass.

    • C. 

      No, it doesn't have any catchy name.

  • 3. 
    Does this character have problems with authority figures?  (For example his parents, his bosses, the police etc.) 
    • A. 

      Yes!

    • B. 

      Only with one of the parents. Usually father.

    • C. 

      Yeah, when it's injustice.

    • D. 

      Yeah, it wants to take over.

  • 4. 
    Is this character notably good-looking? 
    • A. 

      Yes. I mean not a single person can surpass her at appearance.

    • B. 

      Yeah, not the best but enough to look at and say wow.

    • C. 

      Yes! Obviously.

  • 5. 
    How many languages does this character speak?
    • A. 

      Almost all.

    • B. 

      Enough to make you fall unconscious.

    • C. 

      5+

    • D. 

      2-3

    • E. 

      Just her mother tongue.

    • F. 

      I haven't decided that.

  • 6. 
    Is this character very modest?
    • A. 

      What? No... Not a single bit.

    • B. 

      No, it's not.

    • C. 

      Yeah, it's so simple.

    • D. 

      Well, it's actually not but seems to be modest to others.

  • 7. 
    Can this character polymorph or otherwise change species?
    • A. 

      Yes. Any kind.

    • B. 

      Yeah, but not any kind but to a specific.

    • C. 

      What? No... It's not a shapeshifter.

  • 8. 
    Does this character's weapon have a name?
    • A. 

      Yeah, it does. Cool, ain't it?

    • B. 

      No, I don't think it's necessary to have a weapon named.

    • C. 

      Yeah, since it's was a specially forged weapon, it had to be named.

  • 9. 
    Does this character consider her talents and/or abilities a curse?
    • A. 

      Yeah, that's one of the reasons she is the main protagonist.

    • B. 

      Yeah, because it cost her great loss and pain.

    • C. 

      No. She doesn't.

  • 10. 
    Does this character use a sword or other bladed weapon in a high-tech setting? 
    • A. 

      Yes, even conquers the situation.

    • B. 

      Yeah, as a backup.

    • C. 

      No, it doesn't.

  • 11. 
    Does this character wear leather, sunglasses or anything you find to be particularly badass?
    • A. 

      Yes! Always.

    • B. 

      No, it's not something special, just a common thing.

    • C. 

      Yeah, sometimes totally badass wearables.

  • 12. 
    Is this character mortal?
    • A. 

      No. It can not be killed unless it's something like Kryptonite.

    • B. 

      Yeah, obviously.

    • C. 

      It's immortal but can die in some specific places or situations.

    • D. 

      Yeah, it is mortal but can't be killed or die easily.

  • 13. 
    Are your other characters generally impressed by this character? 
    • A. 

      Yes! They adore it.

    • B. 

      Yeah, quite impressed.

    • C. 

      Well, not always.

    • D. 

      Not at all.

  • 14. 
    Are this character's parents/guardians abusive or otherwise nasty?
    • A. 

      Yeah, because she is adopted by her relatives.

    • B. 

      Yeah, one of the parents.

    • C. 

      No. Not at all.

  • 15. 
    Does this character date any of the following: an elf, a royal or someone high-class?
    • A. 

      Yes. A prince fell in love with her. Dating...

    • B. 

      Yes. A rich guy fell in love with her. Dating...

    • C. 

      No. No such story.

    • D. 

      Yes, she fell in love with some high class guy but they can't date because of the family background they have.

  • 16. 
    Does the character make any moral decisions that readers will probably disagree with?  For example, Peter breaks up with Mary Jane for her safety at the end of the first Spiderman movie. 
    • A. 

      Yes. It's a case.

    • B. 

      Well, she left him for his own good as per his family wanted.

    • C. 

      What? Weird.

    • D. 

      There is nothing life this.

  • 17. 
    Does this character feel overwhelmingly guilty about something that wasn't his fault?
    • A. 

      Yes! It does. That's the beauty of the character.

    • B. 

      No, why would it?

    • C. 

      Yeah, maybe.

  • 18. 
    Is this character the subject of a great prophecy?
    • A. 

      Yes!

    • B. 

      What? :D

    • C. 

      Well, it's a good idea.

  • 19. 
    Is this character the last survivor of anything? (Common examples include a species, family, town or civilization).  
    • A. 

      Yeah, it survived a mass execution.

    • B. 

      Yeah, it survived an apocalypse.

    • C. 

      Yeah, it survived an extremely brutal accident.

    • D. 

      Yeah, it survived...

    • E. 

      No, nothing like surviving happened with this character.