|“||I will survive! I will not fall into despair! I will offer up my talents to Master Ford! I will keep myself hardy till freedom is opportune!||„|
|~ Solomon Northup|
Heroes who start off living their lives as slaves, mostly as a servant to the villain or put into hard labor (some are forced into human trafficking) until they are freed, usually by the hero (or some other character). Some former slaves even free themselves from bondage.