The Shadow Knows…

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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”.

๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š

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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20 thoughts on “The Shadow Knows…

    1. BCIJo (aka Joanne Edith)

      Yes – it was a long time ago. We used to listen to the radio (though we did have a television) when I was young. Then when I started dating my husband – a fan, he reminded me of The Shadow, having saved the old comic books. Even today he has downloaded old time radio shows of various episodes.Unforgettable laugh!

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    1. BCIJo (aka Joanne Edith)

      Actually, the Shadow was the inspiration for BatmaN,whose first episode was a redo of a Shadow plot. In a addition to a comic hero, it was aa radio series, narrated by Oraon WElls. I can hear it now…” The shadow knows…” Followed by aa sinister laugh.

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