A martyr is somebody who suffers persecution and death for advocating, renouncing, refusing to renounce, and refusing to advocate a belief or cause as demanded by an external party

Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus, the Ultimate Jesus Freaks (Jesus Freaks, #1)
John and Betty Stam: Missionary Martyrs
Through Gates of Splendor
The Martyr's Song (The Martyr's Song Series, Book 1) (With CD)
When Our Worlds Collide (Our Worlds, #1)
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
By Their Blood: Christian Martyrs from the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot
In the Presence of My Enemies
When Heaven Weeps (Martyr's Song, #2)
Jesus Freaks: Stories of Revolutionaries Who Changed Their World: Fearing God, Not Man
Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel
Safely Home
Captain Marvel, Volume 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnickMs. Marvel, Vol. 1 by G. Willow WilsonCaptain Marvel, Vol. 1 by Michele FazekasCaptain Marvel, Volume 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnickCaptain Marvel, Vol. 1 by Kelly Thompson
Marvel Comics: Captain Marvel
107 books — 3 voters

Perpetua by Amy Rachel  PetersonPerpetua's Passion by Joyce E. SalisburyThe Passion of Perpetua and Felicity by Thomas J. HeffernanActs of the Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas by James Rendel HarrisThe Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity by Vivia Perpetua
Perpetua, Christian Martyr
10 books — 1 voter

Christopher Paolini
So the question becomes, If you are ever faced with this choice are you willing to die for what you believe in? For that is the only way you will deny him. [...] It's a difficult question and not one you can answer until you're faced with it. Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe. ...more
Christopher Paolini, Eragon

Alexandre Dumas
In all times, and all countries especially in those countries which are divided within by religious faith, there are always fanatics who will be well contented to be regarded as martyrs.
Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

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Take my heart
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