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Issue: Batgirl #25
Subtitle: I am become death the Destroyer of Worlds
Date: April 2002
Feature Characters: Batgirl (Cassandra Cain)
Supporting Characters: Oracle (Barbara Gordon)
Villains: Lady Shiva (Sandra Wu San)
Guest Appearances: N/A
Other Characters: N/A

As Lady Shiva arrives at Gotham, Cassandra makes her final preperations, sending an apology note to Batman. Despite an attempt to stop her by Oracle, Cassandra faces Shiva on Gotham's rooftops and dies.
Shiva revives her within the temple of the Thuggee Cult, however, relieving Cassandra of her death wish and restarting the duel after giving Cassandra some incentive by revealing a glimpse of how many she had killed over the years.

"Batman. Thank you. Please...don't blame Shiva. It idea. I'm sorry."
— Cassandra Cain

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Cover Art:


- Extra-sized issue

Batgirl 25

- Kelley Puckett

- Damion Scott

Chronology:Full List
- Batgirl #24
- Robin #98
- Guide to the DC Universe 2001-2002 Secret Files and Origins
- Batgirl #25
- Batman #600
- Batgirl #26
- Batgirl Secret Files and Origins #1

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