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The 10 Best Female Warriors in TV History

By Beth Mishler Jul 18, 2013

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Arya Stark, Game of Thrones

Sure, she’s like 12 and weighs 50 pounds soaking wet.  But she’s good with a bow, deadly with a knife, and skilled enough with a sword to give advice to boys twice her size—like when she told Gendry to stand sideways because he would make a smaller target. Even the Hound sees and notes her ferocity. People may scoff if/when they see Arya on this list, and to them we’d ask: after all she has seen and done, would YOU wanna fight her?

Tags: tv, buffy the vampire slayer, alias, game of thrones, women we love, the walking dead, women

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Beth Mishler

Beth Mishler is a writer, producer, and pop culture connoisseur who has a weakness for the Whedonverse and all things sci-fi. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Beth currently lives in The Plains, Ohio, where she freelances, makes documentaries, and watches a kazillion hours of TV per week while anxiously awaiting the release of George R.R. Martin's next novel.

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