Cruel kings, dangerous monsters, and vicious villains are the reasons we need heroes for. Heroes are the ones people root for and believe in. They are the ones who will save people from total annihilation by the evil threatening to eradicate them. People call and depend on heroes to save them when in need. No matter what society or how long ago you lived everyone had a hero to count on and give them hope. Heroes are smart and guide people along their lives and help friends in need. A great example of a hero is Beowulf.
Beowulf was a hero in the times of the Angles-Saxons. The story of Beowulf is still told today because he was such a great hero. He is very brave and noble, like before he fights the evil dragon he says, “When he comes to me I mean to stand, not run from his shooting flames, stand till fate decides which one of us wins. My heart is firm, my hands c
" (anonymous, 674) Beowulf was also a great hero because he was always confident like when he was going to fight the dragon, "Then Beowulf rose, still brave, still strong and with his shiel at his side, and mail-shirt on his breast, strode calmly, confidently, toward the tower""(anonymous, 689) Beowulf was loyal to the king and his people, the Geats, could trust Beowulf to be honest and trust him to get the job done. After Beowulf eradicated the loathsome, grotesque, and sinister Grendel he left his arm dangling from the ceiling of Herot "No Dane doubted the victory. Modern Day heroes are different from heroes of the days of yore. McCrank is constantly taking skating to the next level. Heroes are looked upon for inspiration and guidance. If people cannot relate to a hero they will not be stoked on him and he will not be a hero to those people. Celebrities are looked up to now more than superheroes. Kids of the future look up to him as an idol and something to strive to be. He is worldly known for his pure skill on a skateboard. Our heroes now are people we look up to and dream of being. He is always progressing and speeding up the progression of skating.