Target of Desire is the story of 2 characters: Maria and Maia.
Maia is an action girl who is trying to survive a seemingly endless supply of bad guys, while trying to discover who they are and why they're after her.
Maria is a lovable nerd, who works at a University. She blogs under the name of "I am named Maria", and speculates about the nature of reality.
Target of Desire: Episode 1 contains examples of:
- Abandoned Warehouse: Maia finds herself in a typical abandoned warehouse complete with plenty of mooks.
- Blindfolded Trip: Maia is tied up and blindfolded and taken on a trip.
- Bloodless Carnage: Maia shoots down a warehouse full of bad guys without a single drop of blood.
- Character Blog: Maria has a blog.
- Episodic Game: Target of Desire: Episode 1 is an episodic game. Who knew?
- Girls with Guns: Maia is packing heat, but that's not the only thing she's packing. Hi-o.
- Mystery Fiction: Maia is trying to solve the mystery of why she is being followed.
- One-Hit Kill: Maia is able to drop mooks with one shot - not so much the other way.
- To Be Continued: Episode 1 ends with the classic "To Be Continued" line.