The Shadow Knows…


Malevolent Ying Ko (“Eagle’s Beak”),
Ruled ruthlessly; running rampant.
Reformed: Humanity restored,
Resolve renewed.
Perfected psychic powers
Put to noble purpose:
Rid the world of the evil
Lurking in “the hearts of men”.


Though the origins of The Shadow are many, I chose to retell the story line wherein he had been the evil war lord, Ying Ko, who was kidnapped mysteriously and taught his psychic ability to “cloud men’s minds”; thus making him invisible. He was taught to use this super power to eradicate evil in the world.

Written for weekend Trifextra.
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