Villains– a big question, and something which needs more than one post.
There are so many kinds, from Sauron to the Joker. All of them, however, produce friction– that which produces problems and demands solutions. As well, it allows for heroes to be defined and to define themselves.
For this series, we have two kinds of villains so far: those native to our hero’s homeland and those who are entirely alien to everything our 18th century understands. The former include corrupt officials within the royal government, and the latter, those who might appear human, but who also have powers over nature which seem superhuman.
Corrupt officials are pretty easy to create– they’re everywhere, but we believe that we’ve given ours an extra twist. As for the others, we’ll talk about those in our next post…
Thanks for reading,