always seem to receive some sort of supernatural help, whether it be from a god,
a wizard, or a spirit.
Luke in Star Wars gets help from Ben even after Ben is slain by Darth Vader. Here is Ben healing Luke after Luke has been attacked by the Sand People. Ben has many powers that make him a wizard-like character, similar to Merlin. Ben teaches Luke about the Force and later guides him from the spirit world.
the most famous supernatural hero helper is Merlin, a wizard and counselor for
King Arthur. Merlin is very powerful in sorcery and can even change shapes.
His command of the supernatural world benefits Arthur both as a boy learning
from Merlin and later as King.
sees his father's spirit and also gets helps from Rafiki, a medicine man-type
character. Rafiki is the supernatural force in The Lion King. He
doesn't play as large a part as Merlin or Ben, but he does influence Simba and
provide him with guidance.
image by Michelangelo at the Sistine Chapel is of Moses first displaying the Ten
Commandments, then destroying them after he sees the idol worship. Notice the
person standing behind him in blue and yellow. That's an angel, representing
Yahweh's supernatural help for Moses.