Each Pulp Villains release will detail a nefarious non-player-character, ready to be dropped into your pulp-genre Savage Worlds game, fully statted, with details on their methods, motives, special gear, henchmen, allies and more — along with a collection of adventure hooks for their use.
In this installment:
AN ANCIENT HORROR!
“DO NOT FEAR ME, MY CHILD. There is no need, for I have chosen you. A storm rages inside you, child. I hear the quickening of the blood in your veins. It is strong blood, like lightning; pumped by a strong heart, full of thunder. Do not let your meek physical form constrain your potential. I can see the hero you desire to be. I can make you that champion. I am what you have been waiting for, the chance you have been denied!
“The world needs you to save it! Not the people, the world! Smash the glass! Pick up the Bone Blade before you and together we will purge this world of the human plague I unleashed so long ago! Do it, My child! Do it now, and in so doing, claim your birthright!”
An ancient psychic entity from the depths of prehistory has taken a new human host, and is unleashing horrors from the mists of the past onto the unsuspecting 20th century…
Pulp Villains: Tor-Ak, by Jarrod Feliciano, uses the Savage Worlds rules system, as featured in THRILLING TALES 2nd Edition, and features a cover by comic artist Colton Worley (Dynamite Comics’ The Spider). 36 pages, featuring fully-statted NPCs and adventure hooks, plus a collection of bonus files – 11×17 printable poster maps of Tor-Ak’s dinosaur-infested “Lost Land,” and an 11-page quick reference guide featuring the stats of every NPC and creature featured in the supplement.