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Horror Villain of the Week: John Ryder

Name: John Ryder

Portrayed by: Rutger Hauer

Origins: It’s not clear what John Ryder’s origins are or if that’s even his real name.  He seems to be a serial killer and drifter who targets unsuspecting motorists and challenges them to kill him, playing brutal mind games with them until he either kills them or they kill him.

Powers: Master of stealth and manipulation, proficient with a variety of guns and blades, expert driving abilities

Weapon(s) of Choice: Smith & Wesson 28 revolver, Franchi SPAS-12

Main Adversary: Jim Halsey

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