Three Heroic Types

Adventure – Fantasy – Science Fiction

Adventure Hero
coincidence, luck (good and bad), gambling, charisma, sybaritic: sex/gambling/imbibe
criss-cross, random associations, extroverted, always now
social/flirty, sexual

Fantasy Hero
purity: faith, bloodline, purpose
fate/destiny, distant past
introverted, (un)worthiness, training/discipline
pedagog, asexual/bisexual

Science Fiction Hero
evolution: society/technology, philosophy/soul, body/mind,
lifestyle, communal, faddish, nonsexual, childlike