Perfume. [Book and movie]
The Pearl Necklace (also known as Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street) and other penny dreadfuls. [Book(s) and movie] The Talented Mr. Ripley [Book and movie]
Although it is going to be really hard to find a story in which the character refutes society altogether. I can't think of a source in which the villain-as-protagonist does not still want to be connected to people and thought of positively. Apparently the extreme madness case in which the villain does not care if he is blamed for the atrocities that he commits are unwritable or unreadable. Even slasher movies follow the victims as protagonists, not the killer.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 2:28 PM, pentallion <pentallion_at_LjcyRqxmTNPTMNlgZWBnJq_5cIAvduvpk_YlTMxx2OWe6MaXLvh9ZJGZbpycmNuuj_BRnG9ixVfo_O8HUg.yahoo.invalid> wrote:
> Not a problem. I wasn't thinking of asking for approval to publish
> adventures about being the bad guys. It's just a campaign for my
> group. However, the God Learner and what he wants to do makes for
> an excellent villain and if you're ever interested in hearing my
> ideas on using him in a campaign, I'd be happy to start another
> thread on the idea. IMO, villains should be very fleshed out, not
> just cardboard bad guys. Something they drill into you in
> professional writing courses. I think you'd like this bad guy.
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