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New Year’s Resolutions of Fictional Characters

There’s just something about the dawning of a new age that makes people want to resolve to do better. It doesn’t matter that most of us will be eating half our weight in Cheetos before the day is done, our promise to go to the gym long forgotten. We like the idea of fresh starts and clean breaks. It’s human nature.

And here’s the thing: fictional characters are no exception. They want to lose weight, learn a new language, and spend less money because at the end of the day, they’re just like us. So what kinds of things would they resolve to do? We have some thoughts.