Tag Archives: evil

Teaser Tuesday: Greeting with Open Wings #fantasy #adventure

We got another one from Quest of the Brokenhearted and I went with this fun introduction.  Lacarsis was a monster-making playground for me and I needed to think of a great way to start the tournament.  For some reason, this scenario kept … Continue reading

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Villains with Hearts of Evil Ice

Villains can make or break a story.  You need some type of adversity for the hero to overcome and having another sentient being to face can push them to new levels of strength.  Many times these antagonists become more popular … Continue reading

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Lacarsis the City of Evil: The Myths

Most of the action in Quest of the Brokenhearted takes place in the city of Lacarsis, which has been a slight mystery in the Windemere books.  It’s been mentioned a handful of times in other books, but only as a place … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Villain?

So, I’ve been thinking a lot about villains and what makes one popular while others are laughed at.  The answer I came up with is that it really depends on the individual since most villains have fans.  Sure, we live … Continue reading

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David’s Demon Design Department Store

Welcome and try not to breathe in too much of the sulfur.  We’re in the middle of a clearance sale, so the summonings are coming fast and a little sloppy.  Oh, step around that puddle, which I assure you was … Continue reading

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A Hint of Good in the Bad

A major point of Path of the Traitors is that some of the villains in Legends of Windemere are not entirely evil.  They have a chance at redemption and even some positive qualities.  While not every villain is in this story, I’m … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Villain Friendships

Let’s be honest.  Bad guys can have friends too.  You don’t see it very often though.  We like to believe that villains are incapable of having a positive relationship.  They always have to backstab, betray, and connive against those that … Continue reading

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