Lie #4, there is no freedom in Freedomslight!
You didn’t believe all the “I just want to help people” crap, did you? Because that’s the most obvious plot twist in the book. The one where the bad guy turns out to be bad. Anyway, Natasha destroys the plot device gizmo, flashback over.
To level up the meta just a little bit: Ebon’s trajectory touches on that inevitable danger of deep cover. If you wear a mask too long, it begins to wear you.
From Journey Into Mystery #519, by Scott Lobdell and Randy Green.