If I reference a character, whom, for the current context is given a label, such as "The Skull", should I include the word "The"?
The following snippet should clarify my question:
Our mission is to assassinate an elite member of a crime syndicate. In my clan, he is known as "The Skull", a title reflective of the image that covers his head. The Skull ...
Should the initial label be
the "Skull" or