The Shadow Riders, known as the Seven Stars Assassins (セブンスターズ刺客, Sebunsutāzu Shikaku?) in the original Japanese language version, are a fictional group of villains in the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime series, appearing between episodes 29-49.
Composed of seven duelists and their leader of varying origins and backgrounds who each have their own agendas, the Shadow Riders serve as the main antagonists of the series' first season, intent on resurrecting the Sacred Beasts.
However, one of them returns in the fourth and final season as the true mastermind behind the mysterious attacks that take place in Duel Academy and Domino City.
... Amnael (アムナエル, Amunaeru?) is the seventh and final Shadow Rider ... After giving Jaden his Emerald Tablet which previously held his Shadow Charm, Banner is reduced to dust along with his original mummified body ...
Famous quotes containing the words riders and/or shadow:
“To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending nightbrothers who see now they are truly brothers.”
—Archibald MacLeish (18921982)
“In order to be somebody you have to hold even your shadow in high regard.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)