Shadow was sitting outside alone as usual thinking of all the possible outcomes if he could have just saved Maria.Maria was his best friend. Now she was gone..gone forever...Desperately trying to get over her he takes off for a run.These memories of his..he knew it would never go away. While he was running he stopped upon another hedgehog purple eyes,long black dress,black fur,and a deathly stare. He stopped. "Get out of my way",He ordered,"Or else..". She just stared at him for a while. "And iam suppose to be scared of آپ ha!Give me a break Shadow!". He paused. "Wait how do آپ know my name...Who are you?" "Someone that's going to help آپ Shadow...". She stared Into space. "what the hell are آپ looking at?" "their back!" "Who?"Them...Come with me" She grabbed his hand and they ran to a nearby conor. "You don't know it now but آپ will Shadow the hedgehog.."She disappeared without a trace.