Laconic / Cowardly Lion

Characters that manage to accomplish daunting tasks despite their own fears and doubts.
You went to the unabridged version, crying and tripping over yourself the whole way? Gotta say, kid, for someone who calls himself a coward, you got guts when it counts.

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