Don't Be a Hero: A VILLAINthology
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Heroes are boring. Standing up for weaklings, defending the status quo, reacting instead of acting. Villains are the go-getters, the ones who put grand plans into motion, the ones who change the world. For their own benefit, naturally. Villains are complex individuals with tales of their own to tell, and it's hard to have a great story without them. There's the dark figure cackling in the shadows, the grinning businessman behind the desk, the evil emperor sending forth his legions, the jerk down the hall who deliberately parks too close to the line every day . . . Sometimes, it just feels good to be bad.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 2019
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|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||One-time publication.
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||One-time publication.
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Last Updated: 01 May 2019
Date Added: 20 Feb 2019
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