Evil Daredevil: Matt Murdock returns to Hell's Kitchen from Japan a changed man and seeks to utilize the Hand as a force for justice. As the new leader of the Hand, Daredevil builds Shadowland, a prison temple constructed upon the ruins of a Hell's Kitchen building destroyed along with numerious lives by Bullseye. Only later is it revealed that Matt has been possessed by the demonic Beast of the Hand, forcing his heroic friends to gather together and battle him.
Elektra: In the Shadowland storyline, Elektra joins the Hand so she can gain intel on the Shadowland fortress to help the gathering heroes infiltrate it. She later helps the super heroes gain entry to the building, in order to stop Daredevil from resurrecting Bullseye. A fight erupts and the Demon of the Hand finally possesses Daredevil. While that was happening, Elektra entered Matt's mind to encourage him to fight the evil presence of the demon.