Portrait of a Villain: The Desire


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.†
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All 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.†


"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†

"Iíll say, this piece is versatile. Thereís a lot of material, packed into a short, 57-page packet. The layout is beautiful, and youíll 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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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 29 August, 2010.

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