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Portrait of a Villain - The Desire

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Get the complete back story to the villain Desiree Turpis, a.k.a. The Desire. This 57-page full color eBook includes everything a DM needs to introduce this new, reoccurring villain into any 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons campaign. The Desire is the perfect villain to add intrigue and betrayal to your game.

This is a Heroic Tier supplement that is fully-compatible with 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.

Along with The Desire's own back story, adventure hooks, goals and motivations, you will also find: 

  • Three fully developed, drop-in encounters featuring The Desire;
  • four new organizations to help create a rich campaign setting, complete with stats for each organization's leader and minions The Objects of Desire; 
  • a collection of new magical masks for 4E The Sword Sisters; 
  • a new 4E Paragon Path for PCs bent on revenge Highcourt, City on the Edge; 
  • a fully developed microsetting to help get things started (includes full color map) 
  • The Ceremony, a short story where The Desire assassinates a local noble. 

GSL LogoAll this AND dozens of high quality illustrations and maps, over 30 new allies and enemies.

Our eBooks offer the following added features: TWO PDFs in each purchase. The main PDF is brilliant full color landscape, 3-column layout for EASY screen reading. The second PDF is a FREE B&W printer friendly version that includes a portrait 2-column layout, reduced graphics, and wider left margin. The result is a PDF that is easy on your ink/toner and ready to hole punched for your notebook. Interlinked PDFs with bookmarks and links. Full color, beautiful illustrations and maps. 

Testimonials 

"Portraits is a great tool for DM's that can be picked up and absorbed in a single night, ready to be used for a quick game ... it's hard to not recommend the supplement for the price." -- Paul Vogt, Eye of the Vortex eZine 

 "This I dig. This is the sort of crazy experiment I can get behind... I give it a thumb's up, and look forward to seeing more entries in the Portrait of a Villain series, as well as whatever else Nevermet Press has up their sleeves." -- Berin Kinsman, Unclebear.com

"This is an excellent product that fills a strange niche. If you're looking for a new city to add to your campaign world, want a few encounters, or just want to loot several NPCs, you'll find much to like." -- Scott Martin, Gnomestew.com 

"[The] book covers a lot of ground with different types of material, that's definitely a strength, as it allows it to provide diversity in content." -- Brandan Landgraff, d20Source.com 

"I’ll say, this piece is versatile. There’s a lot of material, packed into a short, 57-page packet. The layout is beautiful, and you’ll find something for your game." -- David Hill, Altern8.com 

"Just bought The Desire, it really is excellent. Reminds me of the pattern used in 3.5's Exemplars of Evil about villains. 5/5" -- @DM_Khalas via Twitter

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Berin K. [Featured Reviewer]
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March 1st, 2010
If you're looking for a villain that you can jut drop into a game, here you go. A complete history of the character, plot hooks, motivations, the works are right here. If you play 4e, there are also stats and three encounters, plus more crunchy bits. [...]
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December 21st, 2009
Good, solid product that can offer a lot of ideas for your campaign. See my full review here: http://www.d20source.com/2009/12/product-review-portrait-of-a-villain-the-desire [...]
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December 12th, 2009
I gave a relatively thorough review here: http://www.alltern8.com/library/tabletop_collectible_card_games/what_should_we_play_-_portrait_of_a_villain/l-4511.html [...]
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December 11th, 2009
Let me tell you first, this is a very good book. As the first in the Portrait of a Villain serie, we already see that Nevermet Press is starting a bomb of a product line. Portrait of a Villain is more than your run-of-the-mill compilations. It is not [...]
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