Religion: Snakeroot (Ninjutsu sect)
Other Names: Sadist
First Appearance (Additional Details): (seen) Daredevil (vol. 1) #321 (Oct. 1993): "Fall from Grace Part 2: Transgression"; (named) Daredevil (vol. 1) #324 (Jan. 1994): "Fall from Grace, Part 5: Descent"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 10
Enemy of: Daredevil
Note: rejected from fine schools because of his race, background
Feruze was a member of the villainous group known as the Snakeroot, which was a Ninja religious sect which split off from the Hand.
Unlike most members of Snakeroot, which was predominantly Asian, Feruze was an African-American.
While he was growing up, Feruze was consistently rejected from fine schools due to this race and background.
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