Heroic Archetype

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The good guy, seeks to defeat the villain, save the princess, find the treasure, etc. Generally the central figure in Action Series and Adventure Series.

A list of subtypes can be found on the Heroes page.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/HeroicArchetype