"Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense."
It either speaks to union or tragedy, depending on your choice. If you ran scared from your Shadow and tried to render it powerless, this will likely represent a social or financial tragedy. So too is this true if you've attempted to command it and failed.
If you've taken ownership of your "Dark Daemon" and succeeded, however, this step will represent a building of your Tower. It will be the construction of a more well-rounded, balanced, and powerful you.
This can and often does seperate you from your peers. It does not make you their superior, but it does make you different. Be aware, this will generate a change in outside perception, good or bad.