The Murderer is a character of unknown identity that appears in So You Want To Be a Samurai?. He appears completely cloaked in shadow, with what appears to be a single glowing eye visible.
The Murderer interrupts a practice session between Shisho Yamahachi and Hitoto Hanzou, claiming to know Hitoto and that he doesn't care for his existence. After a brief duel, The Murderer cuts Hitoto in the abdomen, killing him. Shisho attempts to chase after him with a wakizashi, but The Murderer takes his leave, ordering his henchman Brash to 'take care' of Shisho.
First Appearance: So You Want To Be a Samurai? (comic)