“Gotham, take control… take control of your city. Behold, the instrument of your liberation! Identify yourself to the world!”
Theatricality and deception are powerful agents.
A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy’s shoulders, to let him know the world hadn’t ended.
- “You don’t owe these people anymore, you’ve given them everything.”
- “Not everything. Not yet.”
“You see, it’s the slow knife, the knife that takes its time, the knife that waits years without forgetting then slips quietly between the bones. That’s the knife that cuts deepest.”