Sugar and spice, naughty or nice, the girls of high adventure are the feminine flavors of their stories. The heroine, wise woman and damsel in distress. The seductress, hag, villainous dominatrix, elite henchwoman and useless henchwoman. The best characters are individuals but even individuals are of a type. Ugly can be beautiful and weak can be strong. Discover the secrets that give the girls of adventure fiction their mystique. Learn why we love them so.