2017 MEN of MANLINESS - QUARTER-FINALS: Rider vs. Son Hak



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    Rider/Iskander - Fate/Zero vs. Son Hak - Yona of the Dawn

    Please choose one of the two characters listed that you wish to see continue on in this tournament. Voting will stay open until 10 PM CST the following day.

    Please post your vote, as well as the current score, after taking your vote into account. Be sure to clearly note who you are voting for by making a comment or by highlighting your vote in the score tally. You may only vote ONCE, and once you post you cannot change your vote. And DON'T try to cheat; I'll be watching. Remember: If you don't update the score, YOUR VOTES WILL NOT COUNT.

    Rider - 0
    Hak - 0



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    Hak - 1



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    Hak - 2



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    Hak - 2



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    Hak - 3



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    Hak - 3



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    Hak - 3



  • Rider - 3
    Hak - 4

    What is more manly then a warrior, leader and protector?
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    Son Hak, otherwise known as the thunderbeast, is nothing short of a bada$$. He's proficient with his weapon, a devoted soldier under his king and is truly a man of honor. He values friendship, love and those that prove themselves worth of his devotion. If there is a word I would use to describe Hak in general, it would be "loyal".
    He truly is like one of the knights out of tales of old, protecting the princess and serving his king with utmost devotion, and he starts off the series with a strong reputation, good friendship and an overall happy life. Of course it does not take long for all this to be turn on its head, and this is where we get more in to the complicated aspects of Hak's personality. Someone he was completely loyal to betrayed someone else he is completely loyal to, and this is something that proves to be extremely difficult for him to accept.
    However, even through the confusion and heartbreak of what happened, he does not allow it to interfere with him completing his duty and protecting Yona to his fullest ability.
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    Hak is also someone who is realistic, and when Yona expresses an interest in learning to defend herself, while he hesitates he does do it. He is a firm believer in allowing the Princess to become capable and, hopefully, a great leader some day.
    He also has a special relationship with each of the dragons that later accompany Yona, although sadly the anime did not get to explore this aspect of the story as much as the manga later does, and we truly do see how accepting and caring Hak is to those he considers his comrades.
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  • What is more manly th[a]n a warrior, leader and protector?

    Rider - 4
    Hak - 4



  • Rider - 4
    Hak - 5



  • Rider - 5
    Hak - 5



  • Rider - 6
    Hak - 5


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