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- Any brute can kill. The skills needed to employ a club or gun are easily obtained. I am a true master of the lethal arts!
- -- Lady Shiva src
Sandra Wu-San, better known as the master assassin Lady Shiva, was already one of the most dangerous killers in the world before she was an adult.
Disguised with a mask to hide her true age, Lady Shiva came to Gotham City one night and ambushed Batman. After she had poisoned the Bat with special shurikens, Dick Grayson, who was acting as Batman's computer operator in the Batcave at the time, donned his own red and green costume that he pieced together himself and went to help Batman in his fight against Shiva.
Calling himself "Robin", Grayson was able to fend off Shiva long enough for Batman to regain his strength. Ultimately, though, Shiva escaped into the night, proving too much for Robin to capture. 
- Deception: A pre-teen in her first encounter with Batman and Robin, she was successful in hiding her true age from her opponents.
- Martial Arts: Shiva is one of the deadliest martial artists in the world. Her lethal style of combat has allowed her to easily subdue Batman himself.
- Tactical Analysis
- Lady Shiva (Sandra Wu-San) was created by Dennis O'Neil and Ric Estrada, first appearing in Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter #5. However, in the rebooted Prime Earth continuity her first appearance as part of the DC Universe is in Kyle Higgins and Eddy Barrows' New 52 Nightwing series.
- 23 Appearances of Sandra Wu-San (Prime Earth)
- 9 Images featuring Sandra Wu-San (Prime Earth)
- 3 Quotations by or about Sandra Wu-San (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Sandra Wu-San (Prime Earth)
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