Spector and Dr. Peter Alraune uncover an archaeological breakthrough when they discover an underground temple. Within the temple lay a statue of the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. With intent of looting the temple for the artifacts, Bushman kills Alraune and out of anger Marc fights Bushman. Unfortunately, Marc loses and is beaten to near death and is left to die in the sub-zero temperatures of the desert night. Worshipers of Khonshu rescue mark and bring him to their temple. Marc’s heart stops and Khonshu appears to him in a vision offering Marc a second chance at life as God’s avatar. Awakening, Marc grabs the silver cloak covering the statue. He decides to become a crime fighter using the silver cloak as part of his costume. Marc uses the Khonsnuan fighting style and becomes a symbol of justice as Moon Knight.
Marc Spector spends time training to be a heavyweight boxer, a U.S. Marine, and a mercenary. Working for Raoul Bushman,
Marc Spector the Moon Knight a hero in the marvel universe and a symbol of justice, uses the Khonsuan arts as his fighting style to represent the Egyptian God that saved him.