The Generic Villain Uses Poisoned Heroes

Last week, we talked about the villainly art of poison use, specifically how to get the poison into the protagonist. Now, we’re going to talk about purpose—what’s it for, and what do you do with a poisoned hero?
The first thing to keep in mind is, as I noted last week, that your plan will usually [...]

The Generic Villain On Poisons and Protagonists

Most of the time, we have to deal with the heroes face to face and skill to skill, by weapons, minds or tongues. But sometimes we’re lucky and we can let poison do some of the work, as long as we know how to use it.
For purposes of this exercise, I’m going to define poison [...]