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The demon known as Spring-Heeled Jack began his reign of terror in 1837, when he was first seen near a cemetery by a man who reported the specter leaped over a large gate into his path. This encounter only left the witness frightened, but others wouldn't be so lucky. Hysteria spread through London as men and women reported being attacked by a steel-clawed, fire-breathing man who escaped all attempts to catch him with fantastic leaps and bounds.
One of the most famous reports came from Jane Alsop, who, on February 19, 1838, was visited by a police officer who claimed he and his comrades had caught Jack nearby, and needed a light. When Jane fetched a candle, the officer revealed himself to be the demon, and attacked Jane, clawing at her and spitting blue flames in her face. One of Jane's sisters came to her defense, and Jack fled. The last report came in 1904, and to this day, Spring-Heeled Jack's true identity remains a mystery.
Battle vs Mothman (by CuchulainSetanta)Edit
After a rampage through the streets of London, Spring-Heeled Jack is making his escape through the desolate moors. As he leaps, he begins to feel like he is being watched. Suddenly, out of nowhere, something swoops down at great speed and slams into Jack, knocking him down. Getting back to his feet, Jack looks around to see what hit him. Hearing a loud shriek, he looks up to see Mothman flying back around for another attack.
Preparing himself, Jack leaps up to meet Mothman, grabbing onto him in midair. Jack slashes at his foe with his steel claws, but Mothman manages to remain airborne. Mothman lets out another shriek, and Jack breaks off his attack, holding his ears in severe pain. Mothman batters Jack with its wings, making him lose his grip and fall back down to the ground.
Seeing Jack's unmoving body, Mothman lands and moves in closer to investigate. A few feet from Jack, Mothman is surprised when the demon leaps back up, breathing flame into Mothman's face. Taking advantage of the distraction, Jack leaps back onto the monster and continues to slash until Mothman is dead. Cackling, Jack bounds away.
Winner: Spring-Heeled Jack
Mothman is a terrifying presence, and is believed to be behind many disasters, but it is poorly equipped for direct combat. On the other hand, Jack has been reported to personally inflict injury and death, giving him a clear edge in battle.