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Quote1.png Your crimes have found you, Craig Ware Chittenden. Not again will your vile vengeance fall. You cannot call Koon Woon to do your evil bidding. Quote2.png
--The Shadow

Appearing in "The Grove of Doom"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Craig Ware (dies)
  • Koon Woon (a giant python; dies)
  • Lei Chang (dies)
  • Hunky (dies)
  • Banks (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Stanley, the chauffeur (cameo)
  • Harvey Chittenden
  • Mildred Chittenden
  • Choy Lown
  • Wing Goy
  • Jessup (dies)
  • Galbraith Chittenden (dies)
  • Wilbur Chittenden (dies)
  • Zachary Chittenden (dies)
  • Attorney Walter Pearson (dies)
  • Detective Calvin Merrick (dies)
  • Beowulf (a police dog; dies)


  • New York City
  • Long Island Sound
  • Beechview Country Club



Synopsis for "The Grove of Doom"

Beautiful and peaceful, the copper-hued trees spread gently up from the beach. Yet something uncanny, something malevolent and murderous hovered in the shimmering light that crept through the dense overspreading foliage. Only The Shadow dared challenge the Evil that lurked within the Grove of Doom.



  • The reprints from the 1960s removed more than 13,000 words from the original story.

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Recommended Reading

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