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used in Oryx and Crake

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the principal character in a work of fiction

or more rarely:

an important supporter of someone or something
  • Silence would fall, as in tragic plays of long ago when the doomed protagonist made an entrance, enveloped in his cloak of contagious bad news.
    p. 106.1

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