A man that would play dress-up in the real world. Roam the streets of Whitechapel dressed as a solider, or another character that would take his fancy.
These streets were his stage, he could play any part, cast anyone he liked in whatever role he desired. From this, he would create such a masterpiece that the world would never forget.
Who was this actor? This artist? This serial killer? The man we still only know as Jack the Ripper.
In my historical/present day thriller Initiated to Kill, the possible identity of Jack the Ripper is revealed. And why his crimes may depict ancient initiation rituals.