No story is complete without an antagonist. They don’t need to be the classic, mustache-twirling villain, but there needs to be some point of conflict for the main characters. The best way to do that is through setting up a character to be their antithesis.
A good villain comes with a few key characteristics. They need to have a reason for their villainy, a reasonable backstory, and some kind of tie to the hero that pits them against each other. But a good villain has more than that. In this episode, we take a look at how to build a villain that will best help your story.
First aired August 27, 2022.