"The Hunt for Red Dragon Part 4": Oliver Queen and Shado decide to split up to find the key for the explosive collars they've been trapped in by Ronald Quaid. Quaid plans to hunt and kill Shado, and then take her skin, so he can add her tattoo t
- We all have some bit of ourselves that touches others and changes them in some way. We leave our mark on the world in the briefest passing.
- — Shado
Appearing in "The Hunt for Red Dragon Part 4"
- Ronald Quaid
Synopsis for "The Hunt for Red Dragon Part 4"
Oliver Queen and Shado decide to split up to find the key for the explosive collars they've been trapped in by Ronald Quaid. Quaid plans to hunt and kill Shado, and then take her skin, so he can add her tattoo to his collection. He has given them a sporting chance by leaving them on a booby-trapped island with 22 hours left before their collars explode.
Oliver and Shado separate, and encounter a number of traps on the island. Shado encounters Quaid, but he lets her go, for the sake of a sporting chance. At sundown, the archers meet on top of a mountain to regroup. Oliver doubts that the key exists, but Shado convinces him that the key must exist, and it must be somewhere Quaid knows they can find it, in order for it to fit into his twisted sense of sportsmanship.
Suddenly, a bolt from Quaid's crossbow flies through the air, and Shado, knocking Oliver out of the way, takes the bolt through her wrist. She refuses to let Ollie pull the bolt out, so as not to leave a trail. Instead, they run and hide inside a cave. Inside, Oliver prepares to pull the bolt out, but before he does, he asks whether Shado's child is his son. Shado responds that the child is her son, and Oliver yanks the bolt free.
After nightfall, Oliver calls out to Quaid claiming that the pulled bolt severed an artery, and Shado has died. He threatens to burn the body, destroying the tattoo Quaid wants as his prize. Quaid reveals that he has the key to the collars. Oliver says he doesn't care, and sets the pyre on which Shado is lying aflame. A desperate Quaid fires a bolt at Ollie, but he has actually hit a dummy. By the time he realizes it, Shado and Oliver knock him unconscious.
Quaid's men Phillip and Clements fly to the island in a helicopter to assess the situation, noting that they haven't heard any explosions from the collars yet. As they land, Quaid rushes onto the helicopter begging for help. They realize too late that Quaid has both of Oliver and Shado's collars around his neck, and the timers have just run down to zero. The helicopter explodes with all three men on it, as Oliver and Shado watch from the water below.
Shado steals one of Quaid's jets, offering that one day, Oliver may be able to speak to the boy he has just realized is his son. Shado takes off, and flies back to Japan, as Oliver watches.
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