- I know the limitations of Shiwan Khan, as well as the extent of his powers. This is to be my own campaign, against a foe whose methods brook no quarter. It will be a battle to the death!
Appearing in "Masters of Death"
- The Shadow (also disguised as "Fritz, the janitor")
- The Shadow's Agents:
- Shiwan Khan (dies)
- Ordos tribesmen (dies)
- Mike Borlo (dies)
- Blitz Gandy (dies)
- Dobie Grelf (dies)
- Prex Norgan (dies)
- Shag Flink
- Silk Laddiman
- Snipe Shailey (dies)
- Pashod (a hermit; dies)
- Commissioner Ralph Weston
- Inspector Joe Cardona
- Detective Sergeant Markham
- Dr. Rupert Sayre
- Allard's two unnamed Xinca servants
- Felix Bryson (a sea captain)
- Isaac Newboldt (Oriental Museum, curator)
- Marpa Tulku (a Tibetan mystic)
- Matthew (a customs inspector)
- New York City
- Cobalt Club
- The Pandora Theater
- Flashlights (Morse code)
- The silver coffin of Temujin
- The Nautilus (a yacht)
Synopsis for "Masters of Death"
- Synopsis not yet written.
- A Shadow story published seven years earlier, almost shares the same title as this one. It was titled "Master of Death." They are two different novels.
- Sanctum Books reprinted "Masters of Death" in The Shadow Double-Novel Reprint #85.
- Isaac Newboldt, the museum curator, first appeared in "The Invincible Shiwan Khan." He also made a comic book appearance in The Shadow (Dark Horse).
- Marpa Tulku, a Tibetan mystic and member of the Yellow Hats, learned The Shadow's true identity, that of Kent Allard.
- In The Shadow (1994 Movie) and comic book adaptation, Marpa Tulku is The Shadow's Master and teacher who is killed by Khan.
- Sea captain, Felix Bryson, and his yacht, The Nautilus, also appeared in "The Invincible Shiwan Khan."
- One of the few stories where Kent Allard appears as himself, the forgotten WWI aviator.
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