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Ghost in the Machine

In the 1950s, Central City's guardian was Desmond Powell, who fought crime as "The Nightshade". His nemesis, a criminal mastermind known as "The Ghost", is believed to have died after a confrontation, causing a guilt-stricken Powell to retire. However, the Ghost has in fact preserved himself in suspended animation and resurfaces in the 1990s, where he hijacks Central City's power grids and holds the city for ransom, forcing Powell to return to action and join forces with the Flash.

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By Gadfly on Dec 3, 2018

Central City, 1955 At 10 minutes before midnight, the villainous Ghost intercepts the television broadcast and informs the populace that his mayor has refused to pay him $1 million. He warns that at the stroke of midnight, he will destroy downtown Central City. The people call out for their hero: the Nightshade. Soon enough, Nightshade leaves his secret base and goes to the Ghost's lair at the Central City Brewery. The Ghost has multiple television screens up and sends Nightshade a transmission,…

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