The answer to that question is very simple. A reluctant hero is someone who does not set out to act heroically, but ends up doing so. They are often considered an "ordinary man (person)" who is a reluctant participant in a story. They don't want to be heroes, but they end up being heroes anyway. There are several core qualities most compelling reluctant heroes share.
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Examples in this episode:
The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card Han Solo, Star Wars John McClane, Die Hard 1 Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With the Wind
Sarah Connor, The Terminator Samwise Gangee, Lord of the Rings