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Lots of Fluff! Fandoms and more!

2020.10.23 15:01 DarthMillicent Lots of Fluff! Fandoms and more!

Looking for fun fluff! Fandoms and More!!
Hi hi! I'm Millie! I'm so happy this is back open yay~
Looking for some fun literate partners!
**Rules :**
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 24 so... Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I like at least two paragraphs per post! Even if things are moving quickly, I still expect this as it gives us at least some background and character thought. I will often write more though.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
**Guidelines :**
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
**Ships :**
(My characters will be in the astericks.)
📷 Star Wars
\- *OC* x OC \*
\- *OC* x Poe \*
\- *OC* x Hux
\- *OC* x Kylo
\- *OC* x Anakin
\- *Hux* x Kylo
\- *Rey* x Kylo
\- *Jyn* x Cassian \*
\- *Finn* x Poe
\- *Padme* x Anakin
📷 Star Trek\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Jim
\- *OC* x Bones
\- *OC* x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Newt
\- Remus X *Sirius*\*
\- *Queenie* X Jacob
📷 Marvel\*\*\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
\- *Hawkeye (Kate)* x OC
\- *OC* x Doctor Strange
\- *OC* x Bucky Barnes
\- *OC* x Charles Xavier
\- *OC* x Hank McCoy
\- *Spider-Man* x Deadpool
\- *OC* x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
*OC* x Jason Todd
📷BBC
\- *OC* x Sherlock Holmes
\- *OC* x John Watson
\- *John Watson* x Sherlock Holmes
\- *OC* x Mycroft Holmes
\- *OC* x 10th Doctor
\- *OC* x 11th Doctor
\- *OC* x OC Doctor
📷Others
\- *Roxas* x Axel (KH)
\- *OC* x Spencer (Criminal Minds)
**Story Ideas :**
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
\-Modern Day AUs
\-Non-Modern AUs
\-Anything Cute Really
\-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
\-Matchmaker B.B.8 \*
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
\-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
\-Any story set within the Clone Wars
\-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
\-New Recruit\*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
\-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
\-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
\-Something set in the 20's\*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
\-Newly Graduated Wizards
\-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love\*
📷Marvel
\-Mutants\*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
\-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
\-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
**Other :**
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.10.12 20:42 jonisantucho Oscar Watch - Post Venice/TIFF/NYFF Edition

Several months ago, right after the last Academy Awards, I posted a long, long, long list of possible contenders that had prospects to fight for the next Oscars. It was a time of hope, of looking forward, and of positivity.
Then, COVID-19 happened.
And now, we find ourselves in a year that may change the movie industry forever, with the lack of safety of theaters in times of a pandemic accelerating the switch of mainstream audiences to streaming and VOD. These are times where some people are beginning to wonder, even after they pushed the eligibility date for two more months, why the Academy doesn’t cancel next year’s Oscars. And in this rocky terrain, we lost many contenders. Fire up the Hunger Games cannons, because these are some casualties of the season (so far).
Launched to 2021: Annette, Benedetta, Deep Water, Dune, In the Heights, King Richard, Last Night in Soho, Memoria, Nightmare Alley, Passing, Red, White and Water, Raya and the Last Dragon, The Last Duel, The Power of the Dog, Tick, Tick… Boom!, West Side Story.
Unknown status / missing in action: After Yang, Blonde, Breaking News in Yuba County, C’mon C’mon, Next Goal Wins, Stillwater, The French Dispatch, The Humans, The Tragedy of Macbeth, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Those Who Wish Me Dead.
But even if this year isn’t as loaded with clear awards candidates, there are plenty of movies that are already drawing buzz for an Oscar season that started brewing a month ago, with the kickoff of the Venice Film Festival, and will go on for six and a half more months, when the Academy Awards take place on April 25, 2021. It’s gonna be a long, weird and rocky season, which is gonna be great to see in terms of the narratives that are coming up.
-Ammonite (trailer): When people were betting on the likelier contenders of this year, many people pointed in the direction of Francis Lee’s period drama, with previous Best Actress winner Kate Winslet and constant nominee Saoirse Ronan. Going into the premiere at Toronto, people had their eyes set in this queer romance between a paleontologist and a young wife in the coasts of England during the 19th century. But then, some things happened. First, Winslet started her promotion of the movie by talking about her regret for working with Woody Allen and Roman Polanski that sounded unconvincing to the ominous Film Twitter. Then, another queer period drama, Mona Fastvold’s The World to Come, started to take the attention away at Venice. And finally, the movie premiered. The reaction? Cold. Critics came out mixed with the movie, with many of them comparing it negatively to last year’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, and saying that it’s too dull and alienating. Does that mean that all is lost? Not exactly. While the movie (which, considering the genre, really needs critics' support to get into the Best Picture category) has been dismissed, the acting by Winslet and Ronan has been received positively. Now that so many other contenders have been dropping out of the year, they might get some room to campaign from a (social) distance.
-Another Round (trailer): Speaking of TIFF premieres, a film that had a better time at the Canadian festival was the reunion between director Thomas Vinterberg and star Mads Mikkelsen, who reunited years after making the stirring drama The Hunt (not the one with Betty Gilpin carrying a bad political satire, the one about a Danish teacher wrongly accused of sexual abuse). This time, the material is lighter, being a dramedy about four teachers who decide to test out a theory about how people can live and work a little better if they increase the level of alcohol in their blood. Critics really liked the way the movie dealt with alcoholism, and Toronto audiences made it a runner up for the People’s Choice Award of the festival. In a year without so much exposure from other festivals, this Cannes 2020 selection could make a candidate for the Best International Film category.
-Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (trailer): Surprise, new Borat film! While Sacha Baron Cohen made headlines several times this year because of stunts that people assumed were about a second season of Who is America?, the Internet was shocked when, in early September, it was confirmed that it was actually a very niiiiice return from the journalist character that made him famous, shot during quarantine. In a matter of weeks after the reveal, the sequel got sold to Amazon Prime and got a release date for October 23. Why so soon? Well, apparently the movie, which got him in trouble with Rudy Giuliani and other people, is about Borat taking his daughter on a road trip to give her as a bride to VP Mike Pence. Even if this movie doesn’t manage to achieve the feats of the 2006 movie (which got a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, let’s remember), it will help Baron Cohen’s image a lot, because it will come a week after his big Oscar play.
-Cherry: While everybody knows them mostly because of their contributions to the MCU, directors Joe and Anthony Russo and actor Tom Holland are trying to branch out together. Now Apple has bought into their efforts, paying more than 40 million dollars to acquire their new crime drama, about the life of former Army medic Nico Walker, who started robbing banks after his days in Iraq left him with PTSD and a pill addiction. Will Holland manage this time to escape from the shadow of “oh, jeez, Mr. Stark” Spider-Man before Chaos Walking or the Uncharted movie come out? That’s a question for another day.
-Da 5 Bloods (trailer): Talk about timing. Merely days after the country was mobilized by the police brutality that continues to divide the United States, Spike Lee premiered his new war drama on Netflix. In a vibrant, disjointed but passionate portrait of four African American veterans who return to Vietnam to search for their fallen leader and some treasure, Lee struck gold yet again with his usual fans, even though the moving of the Oscar ceremony threatened to make it harder to remind Academy voters about this movie. However, with an astounding performance from Delroy Lindo (who is confirmed to be campaigned in the Best Actor category) and a supporting turn from Chadwick Boseman which got reframed with the news of his bravery in life and death, this has what it takes to fight for a spot in the Best Picture lineup.
-Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (trailer): When it became clear that quarantine wasn’t gonna be a breeze, the first movie in consideration wise enough to move a little further ahead in the calendar was this adaptation of the hit West End production about a gay British teenager who dreams of becoming a drag queen and get his family and schoolmates to accept his sexuality. With a release date on February 26, 20th Century Studios (man, it’s weird to not use Fox in that name) hopes to strike gold, with a cast that mixes young unknowns, familiar names (Sharon Horgan, Sarah Lancashire and my boy Ralph Ineson) and the previously nominated legend that is Richard E. Grant (who is playing a former drag queen named Loco Chanelle), now taking advantage of the move of other musicals like Annette, In The Heights and West Side Story. I mean, this has at the very least some Golden Globes nods in the bag.
-French Exit: Before its premiere as the closing film of the NYFF, many pundits were expecting this surreal comedy to be somewhat of a comeback for past Best Actress nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, who here plays a close to penniless widow who moves to Paris with her son (Lucas Hedges) and cat, who also happens to be her reincarnated husband (Tracy Letts). However, the first reactions for the film adaptation of the Patrick deWitt novel were all over the place, with some people feeling cold by the execution of the weirdness and others being won over. Still, everybody had good things to say about Michelle Pfeiffer’s performance, but after the mixed reception to the rest of Azazel Jacobs’ film she really would need a lot of critics support to get anywhere near the Best Actress category. With a release date on February 12, it seems that Sony Pictures Classics is skipping the critics awards, and the distributor has a couple of big competitors above this one.
-Good Joe Bell: Every year, there are movies with big stars that go to festivals full of hope for praises and awards. Some of them work and go on, others don’t and get forgotten about. Mark Wahlberg tried to remind people that he occasionally is a good actor with a true life drama where he plays a father who decides to walk across America to raise awareness about bullying after his son, tormented for being gay, commits suicide. The film by Reinaldo Marcus Green premiered at TIFF, and the reaction was… not great. Some critics defended it, but most saw it as a flawed, baity product starring a man with a history of hate. Still, it got bought by a distributor: Solstice Studios, a new player in the game which just released its first movie, Unhinged (yup, the one about Russell Crowe road raging). While they paid 20 million dollars for Good Joe Bell, it’s clear that this won’t get near the Oscar telecast.
-Hillbilly Elegy: While many movies this year have some level of anticipation, Film Twitter is bracing for this movie in the “is this gonna be the next Green Book?” way. Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s memoir about his low income life in a poor rural community in Ohio has many fearing about the overuse of tropes involving what’s called white trash porn, but rarely, Netflix has kept silent about this release. Even though it has Oscar bridesmaids Glenn Close (7 nominations) and Amy Adams (6 nominations), the streamer has not even released a photo of the movie, which supposedly will come out in November. And if you want another bad omen, take a look at the lower levels of this list by a familiar voice.
-I’m Thinking of Ending Things (trailer): Speaking of Netflix, did you know that there is a new Charlie Kaufman there, right now? While his adaptation of the dark novel by Iain Reid, seemingly about a woman (Jessie Buckley) who is taken by her boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to meet his parents (Toni Collette and David Thewlis), got the usual reception of confusion and praise that follows his movies, the release was followed for what befalls most of the Netflix original movies: a couple of days in the Top 10, and then it fell into the void. While Buckley and Plemons deliver great work in this demented, melancholic story, it’s hard to see this movie getting anything else than a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination for Charlie. And that’s a long shot.
-I’m Your Woman: Following the little seen but critically acclaimed Miss Stevens and Fast Color, Julia Hart started 2020 with a Disney+ adaptation of the YA book Stargirl, and now she follows it with a drama for Amazon that will have its world premiere as the opening film of the AFI fest on October 15. In this movie, Rachel Brosnahan hopes to translate her TV success with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to the big screen, playing a woman in the ‘70s that has to go on the run with her kid due to her husband’s crimes.
-Judas and the Black Messiah (trailer): Even if this doesn’t end up winning any awards, it has a real shot at being the best trailer of 2020. Formerly titled Jesus Was My Homeboy, this biographical drama by Shaka King tells the tale of two men: Fred Hampton (Kaluuya), an activist and Black Panther leader, and William O’Neal (Stanfield), the FBI agent sent to infiltrate the party and arrest him. While the trailer for this movie promised a release “only in theaters”, we shall see if Warner Bros backs down from that fight.
-Let Them All Talk: While we’re on the subject of Warner Bros, we have to mention what’s happening with HBO Max. While the start of the streaming service hasn’t been good (I mean, there are still people confused about that name) and it lead to some people assume will cause many firings, it has begun to make some buzzed titles on TV, like Close Enough, Raised by Wolves and the remains of the DC Universe failed streaming service. Now, to make a mark in the movie business, the streamer has a new Steven Soderbergh movie, a comedy that stars Meryl Streep as a celebrated author that takes her friends (Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest) and her nephew (Lucas Hedges) in a cruise to find fun and come to terms with the past, while he flirts with a literary agent (Gemma Chan). While it doesn’t have a date yet, it’s confirmed to release in 2020, and at least we know that it can’t be worse than The Laundromat.
-Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: While the expectations for the next film adaptation of an August Wilson acclaimed play were already high, the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman made this Netflix release one of the most anticipated movies of the season, considering this is his final movie. While past Supporting Actress winner Viola Davis takes the lead playing blues singer Ma Rainey in this tale of a heated recording session with her bandmates, her agent and her producer in 1927, Chadwick Boseman has a turn as the trumpeter Levee that was already being considered for awards, and now has even more people waiting to see. The thing is that one of the biggest competitions for Boseman this year will be Boseman himself, for his already acclaimed supporting turn on Da 5 Bloods, also released by Netflix. While the streamer will have to decide which of Chadwick’s performances will get the bigger campaign, this film by director George C. Wolfe has a cushy date set for December 18, and Viola is gunning hard for this movie to win.
-Mank (trailer): As you may have noticed by now, Netflix has a lot of plates spinning around this season, and this is the big one. After befriending the service with House of Cards and Mindhunter, David Fincher is going black and white to tackle a script by his late father Jack, about the making of the classic of classics, Citizen Kane. More specifically, the making of the script, with previous Oscar winner Gary Oldman playing the lead role of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, while accompanied by Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tuppence Middleton, Charles Dance and Tom Burke. After watching the first trailer of his satire of 1930’s Hollywood (that will release on streaming on December 4), it’s clear that this is gonna be catnip to old Academy voters, and it would be really hard for this to miss the Best Picture line up. Unless it’s a complete cinematic disaster, Mank is bank.
-Minari (trailer): While the last edition of Sundance took place in January, quarantine makes you feel like it took place two years ago. This year, the big winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award in the US Dramatic Competition was a dramedy by Lee Isaac Chung, about a Korean family in the ‘80s who suddenly gets moved by their father (Steven Yeun) to Arkansas, to start a farm. Even though the reviews have been great, distributor A24 hasn’t really had a big, Oscar nominated hit for the last couple of years, and the COVID-19 crisis made them delay all their releases. But when we were ready to write this off, a new trailer for the movie came out, confirming that it’s in the game of this awards season. Maybe the pandemic will be of help to A24, considering that one of the reasons they haven’t had success is that they divided their attention into too many releases, and ended up getting not much. This time, they are betting all on Lee who, even if this doesn’t go anywhere, also has a new gig coming up as the director of the live action remake of Your Name.
-News of the World (sneak peek): So much of this year has felt like a game of chicken between a virus and movie studios. While many movies chose to skip this year altogether, Universal remains firm (for now) with its plans to open a wide movie on Christmas Day, with a Western that reunites Paul Greengrass and Tom Hanks in an enticing premise. In this drama based on Paulette Jiles’ novel, Hanks plays a traveling newsreader in the aftermath of the American Civil War, who is tasked with reuniting an orphaned girl with her living relatives. While the first sneak peek of the movie looks promising, the future is still in the air.
-Nomadland (trailer): While the world burns around Hollywood, Searchlight is betting big on Chloe Zhao’s new film. Using the strategy of taking the spotlight while the rest of the contenders is uncertain about how or when to be released, the indie drama began its journey at Venice, with critics raving about the story of a woman (two-time Oscar winner Frances McDormand) who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. At the end of the fest, the movie won the coveted Golden Lion. To put that into perspective, the last three winners of the award were past Best Picture nominees The Shape of Water, Roma and Joker, with The Shape of Water (also distributed by Searchlight) also winning the big prize. After drawing critical acclaim following its virtual showing on TIFF and NYFF, Nomadland seems like the first lock in the Best Picture line up. Still, there are obstacles ahead. Will Zhao break the disappointment of the last few years, when deserving candidates for Best Director got blocked by the likes of Adam McKay and Todd Phillips? And will McDormand manage to get near a third Oscar, following a recent win for Three Billboards in Ebbing, Missouri? Time will tell.
-On the Rocks (trailer): While she hasn’t been near the Oscars for a while, Sofia Coppola is still a name that draws attention. This time, she opened the NYFF with a dramedy about a young mother (Rashida Jones) who reunites with her playboy father (Bill Murray, also reuniting with Sofia after Lost in Translation) on an adventure through New York to find out if her husband (Marlon Wayans) is cheating on her. The consensus seems to be that, while light and not near her best work, it’s still a fun and breezy movie, with a very good turn by Murray. While many would assume that this A24 production will disappear into the abyss when it releases on Apple TV+ on October 23, the dropping out of many candidates gives the movie a chance to, at least, fight for some Golden Globes.
-One Night in Miami (sneak peek): Following her recent Oscar and Emmy wins for If Beale Street Could Talk and Watchmen, Regina King is still striking hard, and this time, she’s doing it as a director. For her big screen debut as a filmmaker, she chose to adapt Kemp Powers’ play that dramatizes a real meeting on February 25, 1964, when Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree) followed an iconic win with a hangout session with Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge). Opening at Venice, the film received glowing reviews, with many praising King (even though some said that the movie doesn’t fully translate the play to the film medium) and the actors’ performances, especially Ben-Adir and Odom Jr. (who, it should be said, also wrote an original song for the end credits of the movie, which could help his Oscar chances). Amazon Prime is hoping that this is their big contender this year, with plans of a theatrical release on Christmas and a streaming release on January 15. Judging by the praise this got at festival season, it has a chance to go a long way.
-Over the Moon (trailer): In a year with not that many contenders for Best Animated Feature, Netflix is betting on a musical adventure directed by the legendary Glen Keane, a classic Disney animator who recently won an Oscar for Best Animated Short for co-directing Dear Basketball. While our expectations were lowered by the first trailer for the movie, centered around a Chinese girl who builds a rocket ship and blasts off to the Moon in hopes of meeting a legendary Goddess, it’s still safe to assume that it has a shot at being nominated for something. Netflix also hopes that you like its big candidate for Best Original Song, which really, really sounds like a Disney ballad.
-Pieces of a Woman: While this year doesn’t have the amount of surprise contenders that a regular Oscar season usually has, we still have some movies that sneaked through festival season. The first one was the new, somber drama by Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó, known for the doggy uprising pic White God, and the not-so-well-received sci-fi Jupiter’s Moon. This time, we follow a woman (Vanessa Kirby) whose life is torn apart after a home birth at the hands of a flustered midwife (Molly Parker) ends in tragedy, and then leads to a court battle that also makes her confront her husband (Shia LaBeouf) and her domineering mother (Ellen Burstyn). While the movie had mixed reactions, Kirby had plenty of raves in her direction, particularly concerning her performance during a 25-minute birth sequence that is said to be brutal. That brutality paid off, though, because Kirby ended up winning Best Actress at Venice, and Netflix bought the movie, which also has Martin Scorsese as an executive producer. If the Academy wants to crown a new face in the scene, Kirby is the one who will be targeted, following her acclaimed turn in The Crown and her supporting roles in blockbusters like Mission Impossible: Fallout and Hobbs & Shaw.
-Promising Young Woman (trailer): When theaters started to close because of the pandemic, Universal started the push of their movies going straight to VOD, with titles including Trolls World Tour and Never Rarely Sometimes Always. However, there was a title that was supposed to premiere in April, and then suddenly disappeared from existence. It was the directorial debut of actress Emerald Fennell, who wrote a black comedy with touches of a thriller, centered on a woman in her thirties (Carey Mulligan) whose bright future was derailed by a traumatic event, and who’s now looking for revenge. While the reaction to its premiere at Sundance wasn’t enough to consider a Best Picture run, the twisted performance by Mulligan earned her the best praise since the last time she was nominated for an Oscar, a decade ago for An Education. Now, Focus Features is planning to open the movie at Christmas, and are positioning Carey for a run at Best Actress.
-Rebecca (trailer): When the news came out saying that Ben Wheatley would adapt Daphne du Maurier’s psychological thriller novel for Netflix, many were shocked. Some people considered the chance that this was an awards play by the cult director, who is doing the same work that earned Alfred Hitchcock his only Best Picture win. But seeing the trailer for this new version, with Lily James playing the newly married young woman who finds herself battling the shadow of her husband's (Armie Hammer) dead first wife Rebecca, we have to wonder if there’s a point to the existence of this remake. We will find out if there’s any awards chances for this movie on October 21, when it releases on streaming. Let’s hope that Kristin Scott Thomas has something to play with as Mrs. Danvers.
-Respect (trailer): Every year, there’s one or two actors who announce to the world “I want an Oscar” and campaign like their lives depended on it. Last time, it was Taron Egerton (accompanied by Elton John, who actually ended up winning another Oscar). This year, it is the turn of Jennifer Hudson, who is playing Aretha Franklin in a biopic directed by first timer Liesl Tommy, and who’s hoping that this attempt at awards ends up more like Dreamgirls than like Cats. She has been doing announcement trailers (a year in advance), quarantine tributes, award show tributes, and every possible thing to get the industry to notice that she’s playing Aretha. Hey, Rami Malek and Renee Zellweger did it in the last few years, why can’t she. With a release date of January 15, Hudson wants that gold.
-Soul (trailer): Disney may be the studio that suffered the biggest hit because of the pandemic. Their parks are a loss, most of their big productions had to stop because of quarantine, and theaters in many parts of the world are closed. After the failure of Tenet for Warner Bros. and the experiment of the mouse house of charging people 30 dollars to see Mulan (which didn’t work at all), many wondered if Disney was gonna delay the new production by Pixar, written and directed by Pete Docter, who brought Oscar gold to his home with Up and Inside Out. The movie, which centers on a teacher (Jamie Foxx) who dreams of becoming a jazz musician and, just as he’s about to get his big break, ends up getting into an accident that separates his soul from his body, had a lot of promise, but the speculation of lost money was also a concern. Finally, Disney decided to release the movie on Christmas, but only on Disney Plus, causing another failure for theaters, but assuring that Disney at least can get more subscribers to its streaming service. And the movie? Well, it just premiered at the London Film Festival, and the critics are saying it’s Pixar at its best, with praises going from the look, to the script by co-director Kemp Powers (who also wrote the play of One Night in Miami, so he has many chances for a nod), to the score by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste. That means that it’s already a top contender to win Best Animated Feature, and this may not be the only category in which the movie is gonna get nominated.
-Supernova (trailer): If there’s a theme this year in terms of Oscar contenders, it might be dementia. One of the examples of this is a small road movie directed by Hairy Macqueen, which premiered to good reviews at the San Sebastian festival. This drama centers on a trip taken by Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners for 20 years, who travel across England reuniting with friends and family, because Tusker was diagnosed with early onset dementia. While usually the big awards role is usually the one of the person who suffers the illnesses, some reviewers are calling Firth’s work as the supporting companion some of the best of his career. With Bleecker Street buying the rights for a US release, this is a little film that could still make some moves.
-Tenet (trailer): For the first five months of quarantine, the big narrative in the world of film was “Christopher Nolan is gonna save cinemas”. But after postponing the release of the mind bending actioner for months on end, creating big demands and expectations to theater owners, and finally releasing as the sacrificial lamb of Hollywood, Warner Bros ended up seeing the opposite effect. Even though Tom Cruise loved to be back at the movies, critics didn’t share enough excitement to make a spy movie that goes backwards worth the possibility of dying of coronavirus. The audiences didn’t show up as much, and those who did attend, mostly complained about the sound mixing and the plot. After all the sacrifice, it’s highly unlikely that Tenet goes beyond technical awards. Let’s start the “Travis Scott for Best Original Song” campaign now, before it’s too late.
-The Boys in the Band (trailer): The Ryan Murphy blank check for Netflix has been interesting to follow. On the one hand, we have his new TV shows, which go from not existing (The Politician), to alternate movie history that doesn’t know how alternate history works (Hollywood), to a challenge of how much TV will you stomach if Sarah Paulson and other middle aged actresses are campy in it (Ratched). And now, we are seeing his producing hand over the movie side, which starts with the new film adaptation of the cult play from 1968, which was already a movie in 1970 and recently jumped to Broadway in 2018. The cast from the recent Broadway production (which includes Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells) stars in Joe Mantello’s movie, telling the story of a group of gay friends in pre-Stonewall New York who reunite for a birthday party and end up revealing a lot of open wounds. While this movie got good reviews from critics, it kinda disappeared without a sound after beginning to stream on Netflix at the end of September. Unless the service wants to campaign for Golden Globes, this film is lost in the algorithm.
-The Devil All the Time (trailer): Another September release on Netflix was the new psychological thriller by Antonio Campos (Simon Killer, Christine) who didn’t manage to continue his streak of intense and terrifying character dramas with his messy adaptation of the dark novel by Donald Ray Pollock. Wasting a cast that includes Tom Holland, Sebastian Stan, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, Eliza Scanlen, Bill Skarsgard, Jason Clarke and Riley Keough, this twisted period piece managed to stay for a while in the Top 10, but the reactions from critics were mixed, and audiences were busy asking what was happening with Pattinson’s Southern accent (which with The King makes two years in a row, baby). The many prognosticators who had hopes for an awards play moved on a while ago.
-The Father (trailer): It’s safe to say at this point that Anthony Hopkins is a lock for a Best Actor nomination at the next Oscars. After its premiere in Sundance, every prognosticator pointed in his direction, and for the next few months he swept praise for his harrowing portrayal of an old man grappling with his age as he develops dementia, causing pain to his beleaguered daughter (recent winner Olivia Colman, who also got praised). Sony Pictures Classics will make Florian Zeller’s adaptation of his acclaimed play its big contender of the season, using Hopkins (who this year got a nom for The Two Popes) as a starter to also get Colman, Zeller and the movie nominated.
-The Human Voice (trailer): And speaking of Sony Pictures Classics, it’s almost safe to say that they have another Oscar in the bag this year. That’s because they just bought Pedro Almodóvar’s short film, his English-speaking debut that is an adaptation of the play by Jean Cocteau. In his version (that was acclaimed by critics after premiering in Venice), Tilda Swinton plays the woman waiting at the end of a phone, expecting to hear from his ex-lover who abandoned her. Considering how the competition for Best Live Action Short Film has become somewhat lacking in the last few years (I mean, have you seen Skin), this should be an easy award to win, especially considering how beloved Almodóvar is in the Academy, which nominated him this year for the great Pain and Glory.
-The Life Ahead: While we’re talking about legends, it’s time to talk about Sophia Loren. 16 years after her last leading role in a movie, the Italian icon returns with a drama that was bought by Netflix, who plans to campaign for her as Best Actress and for the movie in the Best International Film category. Directed by Edoardo Ponti (who is also Sophia’s son), this movie centers on a Holocaust survivor who takes in a 12-year-old boy who recently robbed her, in a contemporary adaptation of Romain Gary’s novel The Life Before Us. Netflix has set a date for November 13 to release this movie, and the campaign seems to be about the narrative of seeing Loren winning another Oscar 60 years after she won her first one for Two Women, by Vittorio De Sica.
-The Midnight Sky: Based on the novel Good Morning, Midnight, this collaboration between George Clooney and Netflix is once again making us ask one thing. Are we gonna get the director Clooney of Good Night and Good Luck, or are we gonna get the director Clooney of Leatherheads, The Ides of March, The Monuments Men and Suburbicon? Let’s hope he breaks his streak of blandness with this sci-fi story, which makes us think a little bit of Gravity: A lonely scientist in the Arctic (Clooney) races to stop a group of astronauts led by Felicity Jones from returning to a devastated Earth. With a release set for December, we have to hope that this is more than some Top 10 filler that will evaporate from existence in a week’s time.
-The Prom: In probably the biggest blank check of the Ryan Murphy deal with Netflix, this musical he’ll direct is based on the Tony-nominated show about a group of Broadway losers (Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Rannells and James “boo” Corden) who try to find a viral story to get back in the spotlight, and end up going to a town in Indiana to help a lesbian high school student who has been banned from bringing her girlfriend to the prom. While it’s clear that this December 11 release is gonna sweep the Golden Globes, the emptiness of this year compared to others could clear the way for some Oscar nominations, including Meryl and the obligatory original song added to a preexisting musical for easy clout.
-The Trial of the Chicago 7 (trailer): When it was announced that Paramount was selling Aaron Sorkin’s new movie to Netflix, some people saw it as a studio dumping a failed awards vehicle to be forgotten. However, the excuse that Sorkin wanted to release this movie before the US presidential elections seems to be true, because critics really enjoyed his old school courtroom drama, centered around the trial on counter cultural activists in the late ‘60s. Everybody praised uniformly the huge cast, that includes Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Strong, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frank Langella, William Hurt, Michael Keaton and Mark Rylance, which guarantees a SAG awards nomination (but makes it difficult to decide which actors will actually get nominated for Oscars). With a reaction that brings to mind the days of A Few Good Men and is the best reception he got since his Oscar winning script for The Social Network, the film faces a couple of hurdles. First of all, it got positioned as the frontrunner in the Best Picture race by some people, which instantly puts a target on its back. Then, we have to consider that the movie releases on Netflix this Friday, October 16, which makes it the first big contender this year to face the world, and which in these times of lockdown will probably make the reception to Marriage Story and The Irishman from last year look like a walk in the park. I mean, there are some people who aren’t swayed by Sorkin, and for good reason.
-The United States vs. Billie Holiday: While Paramount was quick to hand The Trial of the Chicago 7 to Netflix, there’s another movie that the studio kept to play in the upcoming awards season. This biographical drama follows the life of another famous musician, Billie Holiday (Andra Day), and we see the journey of her career in jazz as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher (Trevante Rhodes), with whom she had a tumultuous affair. While the movie counts with a screenplay credit by Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks, the big question mark is the film’s director, Lee Daniels, who hit it big with Precious and then had results that were disastrous (The Paperboy) or financially successful, but not awards-wise (Lee Daniels’ The Butler). However, Paramount trusts in this movie, and with a release date on February 12, they want to make a splash.
-Wolfwalkers (trailer): While the attempts by Apple TV+ to establish themselves as a player in the TV world go from trainwrecks (See) to forgettable (The Morning Show) to eventually great (see Ted Lasso, everybody, this is not a joke), their plans to make a name in the film business have something to do with this year’s Oscars. While Cherry can come or go, they have a solid contender for the Best Feature Documentary with Boys State, but their big dog this year is the new movie by Cartoon Saloon, an Irish studio responsible for the acclaimed The Secret of Kells, The Song of the Sea, and The Breadwinner, all of which were nominated for Best Animated Feature. This time, Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart direct a story about a young apprentice hunter who journeys with her father to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night. After getting critically acclaimed following its premiere at TIFF, this is a surefire contender for this year’s Best Animated Feature category, and Apple is gonna parade it before its streaming release on December 11. Also, while you watch that, you could watch a couple of episodes of Ted Lasso, too. It’s a really good show, it’s all I’m saying.
Anyways, that’s all the news from the last few months of festivals. No matter what happens next, this is gonna be a long, long, long race.
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2020.09.28 23:06 fauncorpse F4A ROLEPLAY PARTNER // OC & FANDOM

Hello angels! Call me L, I'm an 18 year old female from the UK looking for a partner to roleplay with essentially. Id much rather prefer it if you were to be 18 or older yourself since that makes it much more comfortable for me, and of course incase we cover other mature themes.
(I usually prefer f4f pairings/ writing with other females but in this case I have a series of f4m pairings so please if you are a male willing to write, perhaps dont hyper sexualise my/your character or the plot, the same goes for females but hasnt ever happened to me personally with them).
Fandoms:
- Harry Potter (Draco x OC) (Draco x Pansy Parkinson) (Draco x Hermoine) (Draco x your own suggestion) [also in this plot either of us can play Draco]
- Gotham (Jeramiah x Barbara)
- DC/Batman universe (Harley x Ivy) (my character x Nightwing/ Jason Todd etc)
- Life is Strange 1&2 (Max x Kate) (Chloe x Max) (Max x Nathan) (Max x Warren) (Sean x Cassidy) (Sean x Finn)
- Stranger Things (Billy x Steve) (Billy x OC)
- Kakegurui (Yumeko x Mary) (Yumeko x Midari)
OC:
- vampires//paranormal
- slice of life
- horror
Feel free to message me my love :)
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2020.08.19 15:59 AdamantAce Gotham Knights #16 - To Catch a Spider

DC Next presents:

GOTHAM KNIGHTS

In Blood in the Water
Issue Sixteen: To Catch a Spider
Story by AdamantAce
Written by AdamantAce, deadislandman1 & ElusiveMonty
Edited by dwright5252
 
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“A shocking turn of events at Wayne Manor as it’s revealed that former ward of Bruce Wayne Dick Grayson has moved to adopt a sixteen year old orphan.” The voice of GCN personality Vesper Fairchild buzzed on the television screen. “What do you have to say to this, Hal?”
Vesper readjusted her spectacles as she shifted in her seat. She tucked her short, brown hair behind her ears and turned to her co-caster, Hal Lake.
“Well, the most shocking factor is that Grayson himself is barely pushing 30.” The younger newscaster held an empty coffee mug between his hands. “I mean, sure, the family is wealthy beyond imagination, but it takes a certain amount of worldly wisdom to be a father. I’d know!”
“That you would, Hal. You take good care of your boys!” Vesper turned back to face the camera. “But with the press, and other inquisitive Americans surrounding Wayne Manor awaiting the young girl’s arrival, we have to ask: What’s really going on here?”
From the drawing room of the ancestral home of the Wayne family, Dick Grayson wasn’t paying much attention to the news report on the TV behind him. Instead, he glanced through a crack in the drawn curtains onto the front grounds of the manor. He watched the paparazzi swarming the far gate as they surrounded and accosted the black limousine that inched through. Behind the wheel was Alfred - butler, head of security, and homemaker - with a special passenger on board. Dick sighed and leaned back from the bay window. He looked back into the house. After the months of hard work and jumping through government hoops to make this happen, the day was finally here.
Stephanie was the daughter of Arthur Brown, the Penguin henchmen Dick had teamed up with to bring down Oswald Cobblepot. And while Penguin now sat squarely behind bars, dead to rights, that was only after he put a bullet in Arthur’s head for his betrayal, with Stephanie held close at hand to watch. Dick had promised Arthur that Stephanie would have a good life, and he intended to make good on that promise.
A lot of work had been done to get things ready for Stephanie’s arrival. Workmen had been in to renovate one of the spare bedrooms, the mansion had been cleaned from top-to-bottom, and Jason had already started on one of his signature roast dinners. All was going well and according to plan, and - other than Kate, who endlessly pursued the remainder of Penguin’s forces - they had all hands on deck.
With hesitation, Dick joined Jason, Helena and Betty in the foyer, the large wooden front door looming before them. The door cracked open and, as it swung, the cacophonous cries of the news media erupted through it. In charged Alfred in his black suit, sheltering a young girl who dragged a large suitcase behind her. Then, Alfred heaved the large door shut and the raving paparazzi were silent once more.
“Miss Brown, you’ve already met Mister Grayson,” Alfred began. “But I’d like to introduce you Miss Helena, Master Jason and Miss Betty.”
Stephanie had long, wavy blonde hair. She stood 5’6”, around Helena’s height, in denim shorts, a green top and a green plaid shirt. In her off-hand she clutched at her cell phone. She moved away from Alfred, standing by herself and set her suitcase down. She was exhausted and overstimulated, not at all used to the media attention she had just experienced.
Dick stepped forward and smiled. “We’ve tried our best to get things ready for you, Stephanie. I hope you can begin to feel as at home as you can.”
“Sure thing,” Stephanie replied. “And don’t worry, you don’t have to try so hard with me.” Leaving her suitcase where it fell, Stephanie pushed forward, moving between Betty and Jason and approaching the master staircase. “Where’s my room?”
“Excuse me?” Helena cocked her head, confused.
Stephanie stopped halfway up the stairs and turned to face her hosts. “You guys don’t care about me. You’ve had a shitty year, the city thinks you’re assholes, so you’re taking in a scared, innocent orphan off the streets to get some good publicity.”
Dick blinked, utterly stunned. He didn’t even realise their public image was that bad.
Betty stepped forward and laughed nervously. “Stephanie… I don’t think that’s what’s going on here.”
But Stephanie just smiled and shook her head. “Oh, I don’t mind. This whole deal? It’s too good to be true. Kids like me don’t just get adopted by billionaires.”
Jason shrugged. “Kids like us did.”
“I don’t know what to tell you,” Stephanie continued. “All I’m saying is that I’ve had a shit life. Mom died of cancer. Dad got shot. As long as there’s food on the table and a decent college fund in it for me, I’m happy to smile on cue and go on Good Morning Gotham and tell everyone how incredible you guys are.”
Jason looked to Dick, stunned and searching for a response. Dick stepped forward, “Stephanie, I’m sorry but--”
“Can one of you please just show me to my room,” she interrupted him. “It’s been a long… couple of months.”
Silently, Alfred nodded and - taking her suitcase - joined Stephanie on the stairs.
 
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Kate Kane stared at herself in the mirror. Her purse was on the floor, a box of chocolates and a book inside, both for Maggie Sawyer - her old flame and Dick’s police partner. She would go see her in a moment. For now she was focused on the fatigue in her eyes, something she caught just before leaving the bathroom. She dropped her purse, ran the faucet and splashed some cold water into her face. Then, looking back at her was the face of Batwoman. A mask over her face that meant she lived to protect. To do what others weren’t capable of doing.
At least, that’s what she always thought.
But she couldn’t even do that. A realisation was growing in the back of her mind that she couldn’t let come to the forefront anytime soon: the realisation that she couldn’t save everyone. The realisation that she could fail, no matter how hard she tried.
Kate clenched her eyes shut. Even if she’d fail she could get revenge. She could send Black Spider - the son of a bitch who broke Maggie’s legs when she tried to arrest his employer the Penguin - where he belonged.
She opened her eyes and saw herself looking back. Those tired eyes from before. The pale face of a woman who was losing a grip on what she stood for, on what she could do for others. But, right now, she could only be herself. She could only be Kate Kane. All she could do was be there for Maggie, a woman she was lucky to have, alive. Someone who could hold things in balance just a bit better than Kate could alone.
Kate went through the process of checking in and was led up to Maggie’s hospital room.
They hadn’t been able to see each other much over the past few months. For good reason. Maggie’s legs had been decimated. Such pain… Kate had experienced plenty of pain in her life. But a pain like this she couldn’t even begin to imagine. Kate was there when it happened. Maggie’s shin bones had been completely snapped in half. The screams were brief but they sent tremors down Kate’s body. For a moment Kate thought Maggie had died from the injury, the way her body went limp, how suddenly her screams had fallen away from her mouth.
But Maggie survived. She couldn’t see her during the hospital trip, nor during the surgeries and treatments. The first time Kate saw her, Maggie’s face was pale as a sheet of paper. The skin of her legs that showed above the casts and wraps were the most purple Kate had ever seen on flesh. She couldn’t speak to her then. She was completely out cold, machines monitoring her breathing, giving her proper hydration.
But now, Maggie was awake. Bedridden. She had her phone so she texted Kate letting her know that she was allowed visitors and Kate immediately scheduled a visit to the hospital.
And now, she stood in the doorway, seeing Maggie sitting up further in bed, gazing out the window. Her legs vanished within the confines of massive casts and bands. They were each raised in traction, her body reclined just a bit to make herself comfortable. She slowly turned and smiled at Kate.
“Hey you,” Maggie said. Her eyes moved from Kate down to her legs. There was a certain sadness in her face despite her smile. Her gaze lingered on the casts. With a sigh she said, “Never thought I’d know what it’s like to lose feeling in something I use everyday.” She gave a sniff, one of acknowledgement. “You really don’t know what you have until it’s gone.” She glanced over at Kate.
While Kate knew Maggie’s predicament was the most important thing in the room right now, she could see Maggie’s double meaning in that statement. Her look solidified it. And Kate had often felt the same about the two of them. Kate gave her a soft smile in return. They had both messed up in the past. But now, there was a sliver of hope for Maggie’s recovery. And Kate wanted to be there for her every step of the way. Because, for the first time in a while, it seemed like nothing was gone. Everything just might be coming together.
Kate walked over to the bedside and pulled out her gifts. Maggie’s face lit up - Kate could never understand her love for mystery thrillers, they were all so generic - but it made her happy to see her happy.
“Oh, you are the best.” Maggie took the book and flipped it over scanning the backside blurb. “This is the new release.” Her eyes glanced away a moment. “I’m… surprised you remembered I like this series.”
Kate sat down in the chair facing the bed and handed her the chocolates as well. “How could I forget? When the subject of books came up you talked my ear off about it when we--” Kate had been reminiscing without noticing. She paused. “When we started walking back to my apartment. On our first date.”
Maggie laughed. “And you put up with every bit of it. I remember really liking that about you.”
Kate grinned. “The first mark of a suitable partner: whether or not they can put up with your bullshit interests.”
They both laughed. And then Maggie looked down at the box of chocolates and ran her thumbnail across the plastic covering. “They say my chances are good. Seventy percent chance I’ll be able to walk at least with assistance, including a smaller chance I’ll be able to without.” She paused. “But odds are I’ll never make a full recovery, the force will never take me back for active duty.”
Kate wanted to say something to that. Couldn’t think of anything. The surgeon, Dr Elliot had already told her as much privately, but the sheer look of depression on Maggie’s face left her lost for words. Her next thought was to take Maggie’s hand but… that just didn’t seem right. Not right now. So, all Kate could think to say was “I’m so sorry.” It was such a useless thing. But it helped that Maggie nodded, as if it was acceptable at the very least.
Maggie continued. “If the force ever takes me back, I’ll either be stuck at a desk, or a liability…”
“You can’t think about that right now,” Kate said.
“How can I not?”
“Because--” Kate breathed. “Because. Having a chance is something people dream of having. You’re getting the best care available. You will walk again.”
Maggie frowned. To Kate’s surprise she held out her hand. Her heart skipped a beat seeing her do it. “Will you visit me more often, Kate?” She closed her eyes. Kate could see it was hard for her to admit what she was about to. “I feel… I feel so alone in this. I don’t know what to do.”
Kate took Maggie’s hand and squeezed it tight.
“Only if you share some of that chocolate with me,” Kate teased. Maggie laughed and squeezed her hand back. Kate watched her smile, the way she clenched her eyes shut whenever she genuinely let out a hearty laugh. Kate admired her. Probably always would. If anything… she would be a friend. It was the least she could do. And it was something she wanted more than anything else right then.
“I’ll be here with you as much as I can,” Kate said. “You’re not alone.”
 
Kate stayed with Maggie a long while. They chatted about some stories they had both missed out on in each other’s lives, about how Kate was doing. They ate chocolate and made fun of a nonsense reality show.
She couldn’t stay forever though, as much as she wanted to. She kept glancing over at her legs; even though Maggie’s career prospects were seriously bleak, it didn’t mean she wasn’t lucky. If she were anyone else, anyone with fewer opportunities, fewer chances, she would have lost her legs entirely. If she was anyone with less willpower she could have died.
And the person who did this to her was still out there. The bastard who did this might do it to someone else. Kate might not have been able to save everyone. But what she could do was stop one person. If she focused. If she worked.
Kate and Maggie hugged one another. She promised she would visit again before her next surgery. She gathered her purse and left the room, and she did so, she wasn’t Kate Kane any longer. She was a hunter. An avenger. She would find Black Spider - pursue every lead she had - and make him pay.
 
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Dick Grayson stood alone out the back of the mansion, looking off over the green acres of land, through the pristinely kept gardens. Even as everything had fallen into disarray over the last two years, he’d made sure to keep the gardens in good condition. He remembered when he first arrived at the manor as a boy, how Alfred had led him through the gardens. It was maintaining those topiaries and flora that kept him grounded the first few months, and though nowadays they paid gardeners to do the job, he still took pride in the view.
But all wasn’t well, far from it.
After some time, another figure joined Dick at his side: Betty Kane. On leave from the covert UN task force the Blackhawks, Betty was slowly getting more comfortable back at Wayne Manor, having previously never turned back after Bruce fired her as Batgirl years ago. She had returned to support Kate, her cousin, upon learning she was operating as Batwoman, and had stayed longer following the tragedy that befell Detective Sawyer. Now, with Penguin behind bars, but Black Spider still out there, how long Betty would remain in Gotham was unclear.
“How are you holding up?” Betty stood by Dick’s side.They were kids when they dated, not even close to old enough to know what love was, but after Betty had left his life so suddenly, having her back made Dick realise how much he had felt her absence in the intervening years.
“I’m not sure how to feel, to be honest,” Dick spoke, exasperated. In the back of his mind, he was frustrated, angry, but he knew better than to blame Stephanie for thinking something was amiss. “What do you think of her?”
“The girl’s a snot-nosed bitch,” Betty replied plainly, pulling her black jacket tight to combat the crisp wind. “And she doesn’t know how lucky she is.”
“No,” Dick shook his head, correcting her. “Stephanie knows exactly how lucky she is. That’s the problem: It’s too good to be true.” Dick stopped and looked at Betty. He thought back to the days when he first arrived at Wayne Manor, fresh off the death of his parents. “When Bruce took me in… I didn’t get it. Bruce Wayne was a playboy, the most eligible bachelor in the city, in the prime of his life. Why would he adopt a kid, especially one from a travelling circus? All the tabloids figured a kid would get in the way of his lifestyle, and it did.”
“So that’s what you’re doing then?” Betty prodded him. “Scouting a new Robin from the local orphanage?”
“No, no,” Dick protested. “Bruce didn’t even adopt me to make me his sidekick. That was my choice. I snuck out of the house at nights by myself to hunt for justice for my parents, to find Tony Zucco. Nearly got myself killed until Batman swooped in and stopped me. Then Bruce told me the truth, I think to get me to stop playing renegade. He promised to help me bring in Zucco, to make sure I was safe. Then after he was behind bars, Bruce agreed to train me… and I took the oath.”
“The whole handle thing?” Betty asked. “’I swear to fight against crime and corruption’ and all that? Bruce had me take that oath too.”
“In the earliest days, before I knew Bruce’s secret, God, the manor was pretty much empty most nights,” Dick continued. “Bruce Wayne was hardly an attentive parent, and I figured he was off at some nightclub every night. Then, I really didn’t get it. Why adopt a kid if you weren’t gonna spend any time with him?
“No wonder the tabloids speculated,” Betty replied.
“At least Stephanie will have no shortage of company.”
“Sure, except for when there’s a late night whole family excursion,” Betty rolled her eyes.
Dick squirmed where he stood. “Look, I know it’s not perfect, but I promised her father she’d be looked after, kept safe. I can’t break that promise.”
Betty stirred as Dick glanced off. Slowly, she placed a hand on his shoulder. Dick had always been mature beyond his years, even as a child crimefighter in green, scaly shorts. It gave him wisdom and stability, a reason Betty was attracted to him in her youth, but it also gave him a heavy burden. “Maybe… it’d be easier to give Stephanie what she needs if… there’s more adults around the house than just you and Alfred. Adults that don’t wear capes.”
Dick turned back to her, surprised. He always assumed she held some resentment for Dick, as many seemed to do, because Bruce pushed her out and kept him close. Apparently, he was wrong. “I… No, you have the Blackhawks, that’s a lot of responsibility.”
“And I’ve been saving my vacation days,” Betty grinned, inching closer. “It’s important work, but it’s lonely work. Besides… it’s not a full time job anyway.” Dick stared into her gleaming blue eyes. “Lots of downtime…”
Dick pulled himself back and back to task. This wasn’t about him or his happiness. “I didn’t trust Bruce until I knew who he really was,” he spoke. Betty frowned softly and stepped back, slightly embarrassed. Dick continued, “I tried to run away more times than I could count. We can only expect the same from Stephanie unless we’re honest.”
“Well…” Betty replied, still recovering, “You can’t tell Stephanie the truth unless you’re ready for her to demand a cape and a mask and some help getting her revenge. Look where it got you and Jason, and me with my aunt Kathy.”
Dick shook his head. “No, we already brought Penguin to justice.”
“That doesn’t mean she isn’t angry.”
 
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Councilwoman Noctua’s newest gathering was a splendid event, marked by the jewels on women's necks, the glass chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, and the waiters milling about, serving drinks to all who attended the gathering. Noctua herself walked amongst her privileged guests, flanked by her bodyguard as she conversed with her esteemed peers, jubilating in her accomplishments and reveling in the self-indulgent circlejerk of rich men and women complimenting each other.
Kate had seen it all before, and she’d rather not stake this kind of party out from the inside again.
Anchored to the side of the tower and listening in on the party, Batwoman peered in from the outside, keeping an eye on the bodyguard she had recognised and photographed at the last election event. His general build and posture were similar to the assassin Black Spider, too similar for her to ignore. If this guy really was the one who hurt Maggie, then she had to find out for sure. Watching him mill about next to Noctua, she noticed his hand drifting down into his pocket, slipping his phone out as he glanced at the screen. Raising an eyebrow, the bodyguard leaned into Noctua’s ear, whispering something to her before she nodded in response. Breaking off from his client, the bodyguard shuffled out to a lonely balcony separate from the party, where Kate could hear him more clearly.
Pulling out his phone, the bodyguard dialed a number before bringing it up to his ear, letting it ring for a few seconds before someone answered.
“You wanted to talk?” said the bodyguard, seemingly listening to the person on the other end, “No I just… I thought you were still out of the country. Tonight? That’s...a good time. Meet me at my safehouse, Ellen Street, apartment complex across from the pizza place, Room 12. I’ll be there once this gala’s over.”
Hanging up, the bodyguard returned to the party, leaving Kate with a new place to go. Turning her head outward towards the dark and stormy clouds forming over the city, Kate decided knew exactly what to do next. Spreading her cape, Kate leapt from the building and glided further into the heart of the city.
She’d find out who this guy was, for Maggie.
 
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Stephanie continued unpacking her clothes from the large suitcase that lay flat on her new bed. That was all she had to call her own, shirts, hoodies, jeans and shorts. That was the way of the poorest of Gotham; they didn’t have the luxury of having possessions. But that was about to change. Stephanie looked about the room the butler had led her to: newly renovated, a queen-sized bed, curtains adorned with excessive intricacies, a large wooden dresser and a looming wardrobe. And while Stephanie had never been the criminal her father was, she couldn’t help but pace the room and price up everything that wasn’t bolted down. She had entered a new life: one of luxury, of having all of her needs met. But why?
She hadn’t done anything to earn this, she hadn’t clawed her way out of her circumstances tooth and nail, she had been arbitrarily plucked out of poverty. To many it would have been a dream come true, but Stephanie knew better than to blindly accept suspicious happenings in Gotham City. So her dad had gotten himself killed helping the police take down the Penguin? Did his death mean she’d earned a ticket to the upper echelon? Or was it - like Stephanie had accused - a circus act like the one Dick Grayson grew up in, meant to distract the media from the Wayne family’s dodgy dealings?
As Stephanie spiralled, she heard a soft knock at the door. She stopped, hooking a clothes hanger into the towering wardrobe, and looked to the door. She said nothing but the door inched open anyway. In crept Helena Wayne, Bruce Wayne’s biological child, born into this life. That meant that, of all of the frauds that had greeted Stephanie, Helena could relate to her the least.
“Hey, do you… need any help unpacking?” Helena spoke. The look of anger and vitriol from her face earlier was washed away. She now only looked nervous.
“The butler’s been more than enough help,” Stephanie replied.
“His name’s Alfred, but… yeah,” said Helena, moving beyond the door and into the room. “Well, do you want to talk?”
Stephanie scoffed and threw herself down onto the bed, sitting on its cushioned edge. With a sarcastic grin, she patted the space beside her. “Well, sure! I’d be thrilled to play sisters!”
Instantly, Helena snapped, and her look of exasperated disdain was back. “Look, Dick actually wants to help you. We all do. But it’ll be a lot harder on all of us if you put so much energy into--” Helena caught herself with a deep breath, but the damage was done.
Stephanie cocked her head. “Into what? Into being a bitch?” Stephanie stared Helena down, who had no response. “You don’t want to help me. You want to help yourselves just as much as I want to help myself. Just as my dad wanted to help himself and not me with all his shady business.”
“That’s not true.”
“You act like it’s noble, but I know it costs you peanuts to take me in,” Stephanie frowned, standing up from the bed. “And you get more than your money’s worth in good PR out of it.”
“I don’t care about how the media sees me,” Helena shook her head. “I’ve grown up under public scrutiny, I’ve dealt with worse.”
“Have you? Seems to me that you care an awful lot about how they see your pop, Bruce Wayne.” Stephanie stepped forward. “You all lied about his death to protect the company, and you only came clean when his reputation was at stake. I do watch the news, everyone’s thinking it.”
Helena dug her heels in. Stephanie was scared and angry about things she couldn’t control, Helena knew this. She wasn’t going to give her the fight she was spoiling for. “Sure,” she said plainly, a tear welling in her eye. “And now he’s dead. So us taking care of your ungrateful ass won’t do much for him now, will it?”
And with those words, Helena stormed out, leaving the door ajar behind her.
Stephanie went to take a deep breath as her adrenaline pumped, but it wasn’t enough. Instead, she went back to the bed and threw her fists down, digging them into the comforter. She wanted nothing more to cry, but she still hadn’t been able to since she watched her dad die. She grabbed the pillow and pulled it close, pressing her nose deep into it, and screamed a muffled scream.
Moments later, another voice sounded. A young man. “Everything okay?”
Stephanie threw herself to her feet and whipped around to face Jason Todd. She was in no mood. “You guys formed a line out there!?”
Jason bowed his head. “No, I’m sorry. Helena can be a bit of a princess sometimes.”
His face was soft, framed by his dark auburn hair. He was muscular, more so than DIck and approaching a similar height too. If it weren’t for his baby face, Stephanie would have a hard time believing Jason was so much younger than Dick. And, faced with Jason’s comment on Helena, Stephanie couldn’t help but laugh. “Are you kidding? I was a total bitch to her just now.”
“Yeah,” Jason shrugged. “And I’d be the same in your shoes. I was.
Stephanie said nothing but cocked her head slightly.
“Bruce adopted me right as Dick was getting ready to go off to college,” Jason explained. “He took me in off the streets, gave me everything I could ever want, and I still couldn’t help but feel like I was just Dick Grayson’s replacement.”
“Your parents were dead acrobats too?”
“If they were, they did a good job of hiding it,” Jason stifled a laugh. “Your dad worked for Penguin? Mine worked for Two-Face. Ended up getting him killed too, along with my mom and my sister. I got out.”
Now Stephanie felt like an asshole. “I’m… sorry.”
“It’s okay,” Jason smiled heavily. “It was years ago. And I have these guys now, for better and for worse.”
Stephanie smiled. “So you’re saying I better start worrying if I find out you’re off to college soon, then?” she joked.
Jason edged further into the room. “Oh, I can promise you I am not, despite everything pressuring me to. I’ve got a good enough career path laid out for me here in Gotham, where I am now.”
Stephanie softened slightly for the first time since she had arrived. “Well, unlike everyone else, I hope you do stick around. You’ll make all of this way more bearable.”
“I’m glad,” Jason nodded. Then, he turned and moved to leave, wrapping his hand around the inside edge of the door. But he stopped and turned back for a moment. “Please just… give them a chance.They’re a lot, but they’re good people.”
Jason went to leave again, but Stephanie this time stopped him. “To be clear, I’m not into the whole ‘technically we’re not biological’ situation.”
Instantly, Jason recoiled and leapt back. “God, no! You’re - what - sixteen?” He grinned. “You’re far too young for me, little sis.”
Stephanie laughed, relieved to have that one cleared up.
Jason stood in the doorway, ready to leave her alone with her thoughts. “And don’t be late for dinner. I worked really hard on it.”
 
♦ ♦ 🦇 ♦ ♦
 
Lighting arced across the sky, quickly followed by a clap of thunder as Batwoman crouched on a ratty, dirty rooftop, the rain wetting the hair beneath her red wig while running down the sides of her mask. Kate shivered, the icy water pattering against her suit and making everything colder. She could have been inside, sipping some hot cocoa with Maggie, but instead she was freezing her ass off outside, a pair of binoculars glued to her eyes as she staked out the apartment Noctua’s bodyguard had mentioned.
If she was right about this, then she would know for sure that the man at Noctua’s side was Black Spider, whether Noctua was in league with the Penguin, and from there she could bring the bastard to justice.
Seeing that the apartment was indeed empty, Kate clipped the binoculars to her belt, clasped both sides of her cape and made a leap off the rooftop, slowly gliding downward towards the roof of the apartment building before finally touching down in front of a skylight leading inside. Kate slipped her left hand into her right glove, pulling out an electronic lockpick. Kate dismantled the lock and pried open the window, careful as to not let too much of the rain get into the apartment as she slipped inside, and closed it behind her. She leapt down to the ground floor, landing with a soft pap.
Standing up straight, Kate scanned her surroundings.. A spartan kitchen sat in the corner of the room, built with wooden cabinets and a granite countertop. A single mattress was stuffed into another corner of the room next to a window, resting on a cheap metal bed frame, with no blankets or bed sheets. A small TV sat on a stack of boxes by the wall nearest the front door leading, flanked by a rug laid neatly across the middle of the floor. The apartment was small and bare.
Kate furrowed her brows, eyeing each part of the room while attempting to deduce where a mercenary would hide his gear. Underneath the bed was an obvious choice, so Kate skulked over to the bed frame, crouching to peer underneath.
Nothing but dust and a few books.
This was to be expected; a seasoned operative like Black Spider wouldn’t put his gear in a place so easy to find. Instead, he’d likely put it behind a few layers of obstacles. Turning her attention towards the rug, Kate knelt down, placing her hand on its hand-woven fabric. Her old squadmate Leo liked to hide cigarettes underneath their bunk room’s rug, placing a few packs in a compartment between the floorboards hidden beneath. Kate gripped the side of the rug hard, tossing it aside and inspecting what was beneath it.
Bingo.
The trapdoor wasn’t as obvious as the one back at her bunk, but the marked absence of the dust that littered the rest of the apartment gave it away. Kate slid her fingers underneath the hidden latch and lifted to reveal a small black compartment. A black-and-purple suit with ruby goggles sat neatly folded. This was Black Spider’s suit, and now she knew for certain that this entire apartment was that bastard's base of operations.
Suddenly, the sound of keys jangled from behind the door: someone was trying to get in. Quickly throwing the trapdoor back down and flipping the rug back into place, Kate used the bed as a launchpad to leap back onto the skylight, pulling herself up before handing off of the inside of the window. Glancing downward, a conversation could be heard as Noctua’s bodyguard walked into the apartment with a taller man with a cracked face and long grey hair.
“I don’t mean to be rude, Father, but…” said the bodyguard, now confirmed as the assassin Black Spider, “I just wasn’t expecting you.”
“I was passing through, Johnny, still set on my search for any remnants of the bloodline, but I’ve come up with nothing.” said the older man, a clear authority infused with his voice. From above, Kate searched the man’s face the best she could for any recognition, hoping it would aid in Betty’s investigation into Black Spider’s allies, but he truly seemed to be a stranger. “I trust you’ve been doing an effective job?”
“Yes, Father!” said Black Spider, “I’ve been performing to the best of my abilities.”
The older man nodded, seemingly satisfied with the answer, “That’s good, I’m sure you’re doing a fine job, Johnny.”
“Thank you, Father.” the assassin replied, rubbing the back of his head. “I’m sorry to hear your latest search for the remainders came up empty.”
“It is what it is. Perhaps there are none left alive,” said the older man, “Perhaps we did too good a job before. The search has turned up only old bones and relics, nothing concrete. Figuring I’d run out of leads, I decided to return to Gotham. I felt it would be good to receive your mission report in person this time.”
“Right,” said Spider, quickly tightening his tie, “Ask away and I’ll answer.”
Kate pondered the conversation happening below her, especially the part about a bloodline. Was this the mission of the hidden conspiracy Betty had spoken of? From the looks of it, this was about more than money, judging from the older man’s affection for the assassin, and the method by which Black Spider addressed him.
“The al Ghul child?” asked the older man.
“Not in Gotham, but he passed through.” Black Spider answered.
“And Jason Todd?”
"He still doesn't know his true heritage. Sister's still out of the picture. He thinks she's dead."
“The UN Agent?”
“Here in the city, much to my surprise. But none the wiser to anything, including what my business is in Gotham.”
“And Grayson?”
"Exposed. New daddy’s dead. Police partner's out of commission. Now he's saddled with another stray. Plus the city's turning against the whole family."
“And what about your sister?”
“Nothing. She can’t be in Gotham, I searched hard enough. I was hoping you’d find her.”
The older man sighed, walking up to Black Spider and placing his hand on the assassin’s shoulder, “I’ve had no luck in that area either, but still, I’m proud of the work you’ve been doing while I’ve been gone, and I’m very happy to have you back into the fold. I hope that, in the future, I can entrust you with even more responsibility.”
Black Spider seemed to tremble a little in reverence to the older man, his breath shaky as he nodded, “Thank you, Father. It’s my greatest wish to earn your appreciation.”
The older man pulled the plainclothes assassin into a brief but tight embrace for a few moments, smiling as he did. Kate listened keenly and heard the man whisper in his son’s ear. “You are doing great work, son.” Then, the older man let go and moved back. He checked his wristwatch and frowned, “I have something coming up, we’ll have to finish this later. Stay out of trouble.”
“Yes, Father,” said Black Spider, watching as the older man turned around and left the apartment, leaving him and a surprised Kate in the room. Kate kept her grip, placing her hand on the glass pane to slip back out again. While this would be the good moment to ambush Black Spider, he was a metahuman assassin, and he was more than a match for Kate, Betty and Helena together when last they fought. Kate needed a better opportunity, a trap of some kind. But now she knew where to find him, Kate only had to retreat to her apartment and come up with a more concrete plan.
Moving towards the pane, Kate was about halfway through when lightning struck once again, igniting the night sky with bright light. As the light hit Kate, it cast a shadow through the skylight, a shadow that appeared right in front of the assassin. Seeing her figure against the bright light, Black Spider whirled around to find Batwoman quickly rolling out of the window, the pane slamming shut behind her.
Tumbling onto the rain soaked rooftop, Kate began to make a run for the edge, her hand drifting over her grapnel gun. As she got closer, the sound of glass shattering reached her ears as a metallic web shot up the side of the building, latching onto the edge and prompting Kate to slide to a stop. A hand flew up to grab the edge, and Black Spider clambered onto the roof, having quickly donned his wrist gauntlets. Standing up straight, he glared at her with rage-fueled eyes and threw himself at the heroine, unleashing a flurry of quick and precise strikes on her.
As good as Kate was, she wasn’t quite as good as Black Spider. Despite her best efforts to block his attacks, Black Spider still got enough hits in. He threw a palm strike, hitting her square in the jaw and crashing her teeth together. As she instinctively raised her arms to protect her face, the assassin threw another punch at her side, cracking her ribs with a single move. Kate swung her head into his, cracking him right in the nose and causing him to stumble back as she shuffled away, clutching her side.
Tasting blood in her mouth, Kate wiped her lips. Black Spider shook his head before making a charge for Kate again. Realizing she had to end this in one single motion if she wanted to get away, Kate planted her feet, waiting in anticipation with arms raised as Black Spider jumped at her, catching her in the chest with a flying kick. Having braced in advance for an attack like this, Kate smiled through crimson stained teeth and grabbed hold of his leg, using both her body weight and the momentum of his attack to pivot them both, swinging him with all her might before letting go, sending Black Spider sailing down into the skylight, destroying the panes as he fell back into his apartment.
Kate limped to the edge of the rooftop with haste, spreading her cape before pushing off of the building and gliding away as fast as the wind could take her. Feeling herself falter, Kate angled herself to fly into a nearby alley before her grip on her cape loosened, her muscles weak and aching. She plummeted, colliding with the concrete and cracking her mask. Groaning, Kate dragged herself up the nearest wall and forced herself to walk down the way. Confident that the assassin couldn’t follow her after pushing off from the roof, she stumbled out of the alley, electing to return to her apartment to recover. He had bested her for now, but now she knew where he lived, and Black Spider was going down.
 
 
Next: Follow Dick into unfamiliar territory in Detective Stories #2 - Coming September 2nd
And continue Kate and Jason’s stories in Gotham Knights #17 - Coming September 16th
 
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2020.07.21 01:09 LearningIsListening A not-so-brief rundown of the letter M in Jeffrey Epstein's 'Little Black Book'

Below is a rundown of the letter M under Epstein's contacts. Last year, I wrote about letters A-C. You can check that out here (https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/cpis3n/a_brief_rundown_of_the_first_ten_pages_of_jeffrey/).
I also wrote about letters D-F on July 5, 2020. You can check that out here (https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/hlrba8/a_notsobrief_rundown_of_letters_df_in_jeffrey/).
I posted letters G-I on July 13, 2020. You can check that out here (https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/hqko0y/a_notsobrief_rundown_of_letters_gi_in_jeffrey/).
I posted letters J-L on July 15, 2020. You can check that out here (https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/hrq9bg/a_notsobrief_rundown_of_letters_jl_of_jeffrey/). There are some misspelled names. Epstein entered their names like this.
I have bolded some of the more interesting connections and information, but there could be much more that I overlooked. I hope something here strikes an interest in someone and maybe we can get more investigations out of this. Please, if you know anything more about any of these people than what is presented here, post below. I am working off of the unredacted black book found here: https://www.coreysdigs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Jeffrey-Epsteins-Little-Black-Book-unredacted.pdf
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Mack, Carol & Earl: Carol Mack (nee Dickey) is an interior designer. Carol is a friend of Epstein and Ghislaine (https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/carol-mack-jeffrey-epstein-and-ghislaine-maxwell-attend-news-photo/1161443015?adppopup=true). Earle Mack was the US Ambassador to Finland from 2004-2005. He is a businessman involved in real estate and investing.
Macmillan, Dave & Bella: David is a publisher and the grandson of Harold Macmillan, former British Prime Minister (1957-1963). Bella is a British socialite and author. She also designed dresses for Princess Diana. They are now divorced. David and Bella made news in 2015 when it was revealed that Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Pictures, jokingly mentioned firing the UK culture minister so that David can take over (https://www.theregister.com/2015/04/18/sony_emails_lynton_vaizey/). David and Bella were voted a top 50 power couple over the age 50 back in 2013.
Magaziner, Ira C: Was the senior advisor of policy development for President Bill Clinton. He now serves in a leadership role for the Clinton Foundation. He is a CEO and Vice Chairman of the Clinton Health Access Initiative which helps people gain access to medicine and health services in low and middle income countries, most notably in Africa. Remember, the Clintons helped bail out their colleague, Laura Silsby, who was caught trying to traffick 33 Haitian children (https://harvardhrj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2009/09/King.pdf). Most importantly, Magaziner traveled on the Lolita Express on several occasions (https://www.golocalprov.com/news/exclusive-sexual-predator-jeffrey-epstein-tied-to-ris-ira-magaziner-father), including the infamous flight that included Epstein, Clinton, Kevin Spacey, Naomi Campbell, and Chris Tucker. Magaziner also flew with Ghislaine Maxwell, also (https://www.golocalprov.com/news/new-epstein-associate-maxwell-who-flew-with-ira-magaziner-arrested).
Maguire, Jennifer: Jennifer Maguire Isham is the former president of the Tribeca Film Festival where she worked closely with Robert De Niro. There are tons of pictures of them together. Before that, she was senior vice president of programming at CNN and worked at ABC where she was a producer and senior staff member at Primetime Live and ABC News. Her husband is VP and Washington Bureau Chief for CBS News. Jennifer and her husband were photographed with Ghislaine Maxwell at Epstein friend Peggy Siegal’s birthday party in 2007 (https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/jennifer-maguire-isham-chris-isham-and-ghislaine-maxwell-news-photo/609461442).
Mahler, Giovanni: Businessman in the gas industry. He co-founded Navigator Gas shipping company. The most interesting story revolving around Mahler can be read here (https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/millionaires-wife-is-killed-by-speedboat-in-sardinia-305350.html). Mahler was on a motorboat on the way to his yacht in Sardinia where close friend Flavio Briatore (Briatore is Naomi Campbell’s ex-boyfriend and was photographed with Epstein victim Virginia Roberts several times - https://www.the-sun.com/news/265368/prince-andrew-epstein-scandal-accuser-virginia-roberts-posts-chilling-message-aimed-at-naomi-campbell-and-ghislaine/) waited. On the way to the yacht, Mahler and the others on board struck and killed Alex Ciardi, wife of investment banker Giuseppe Ciardi. Turns out that Alex Ciardi worked with the NSPCC, a children’s charity that several others in Epstein’s ‘black book’ (Jemma Kidd, Tim Jeffries, Mary Glanville, Clare Hazell-Ivaegh, Ben Holland-Martin) and Princess Margaret have served. The accident occurred close to Silvio Berlusconi’s villa. Berlusconi is a billionaire businessman and four-time former Prime Minister of Italy who throws infamously raunchy Bunga Bunga parties. He was convicted of paying an underage prostitute for sex, but those charges were later overturned.
Mahoney, Sean: A long-time investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.
Mailer, Michael: Movie producer. Son of Norman Mailer, the famous author and journalist.
Mailman, Josh: Not enough info.
Malek, Harry & Didi: Diddi owns a fine art consultancy company that gives guidance to buyers and collectors. No info on Harry.
Malenga (Mandela) Machel: A managing director at Whatana Investments Group in Mozambique. His father, Samora Machel, was the first president of Mozambique. He died in an airplane crash in 1986 under mysterious circumstances. His mother, Graca Machel, runs the company. After her husband Samora died, she married Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013.
Malina, Marjorie: Wife of Frank Malina who co-founded Aerojet, an American rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer. Frank went on to become head of scientific research at UNESCO before creating Leonardo, a peer-reviewed research journal. Frank was inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame in 1990. Marjorie is the mother of Ghislaine’s brother-in-law, Roger Malina.
Malkin, Shelly & Tony: Shelly comes from major oil money. Her grandfather founded Belco Petroleum, which was bought out by Enron in the ‘80s. Tony is the chairman, president, and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, the real estate investment company that owns the Empire State Building, and other properties around New York.
Mallinckrodt, Mr. Philip: A former investment banker with Credit Suisse, Schroders, and Citibank. Has served as non-executive director of The Economist, a weekly newspaper that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology, for the last three years. The Rothschild family owns 21% of shares in the company. Mallinckrodt is a member of The Pilgrims Society and takes part in the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Manconi, John: Businessman who hosts super exclusive charity polo events attended by Prince Charles, Harry, and Andrew (https://variety.com/2002/scene/vpage/royals-have-splendid-time-1117868882/).
Mandelson, Peter: European Trade Commissioner from 2004-2008. A Labour party politician who held several cabinet posts under suspected pedophile Tony Blair and was First Secretary of State from 2009-2010. Mandelson was a very close friend of Epstein’s. Mandelson (allegedly) phoned Epstein in 2009, while Epstein was in jail, to ask Epstein to arrange a meeting with him and Jamie Dimon, the head of JP Morgan. Epstein agreed to do so, often addressing Mandelson by the nickname “Petie” (https://nypost.com/2019/10/20/uk-politician-peter-mandelson-allegedly-called-jeffrey-epstein-in-jail-for-a-favo). Mandelson was introduced to Epstein through Ghislaine Maxwell (they met through her father), who he has been friends with since the 1980s. He is also a very close friend of Prince Andrew. Mandelson is confirmed to have stayed on Epstein’s island and had dinner at Epstein’s NYC mansion with Donald Trump, David Blaine, and Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7412517/Peter-Mandelson-Jeffrey-Epstein-Ex-Labour-minister-shopping-depraved-financier-2005.html). If you scroll through the article, you will see pictures of Mandelson shopping with Epstein, as well as pictures of him with Prince Andrew. Mandelson has long been suspected of giving tax breaks to Russian oligarchs, although he has denied these charges. Mandelson is gay and has been living with his partner for over 20 years.
Manfredini Alessandro: A sculptor and graphic artist who turned to modeling in his 40s (https://made-to-measure-suits.bgfashion.net/article/14889/77/Alessandro-Manfredini-the-man-who-became-famous-with-his-beard).
Mangope Eddie: Son of Lucas Mangope, former President of Bophuthatswana in South Africa, a nation which further propagated apartheid.
Manners, Eddie: Lord Manners is the son of the 10th Earl of Rutland and an investment banker. He lives at Haddon Hall, a beautiful old mansion.
Manners, Miss Lucy: An interior designer who is the cousin of Eddie (mentioned above) and the Duke of Rutland. Lucy is a very close friend of Sarah, Duchess of York (Prince Andrew’s first wife), a close friend of Epstein’s, and even served as her lady-in-waiting. Manners lives at Eastnor Castle, which houses 96 rooms.
Manners, Terssa: Teresa is the daughter of the 10th Duke of Rutland and sister of Eddie and the 11th Duke of Rutland. She was the cover girl for Tatler and posed for Vogue, two magazines that feature many Epstein contacts.
Manzano, Jose Luis & Alejandra: Jose Luis is an Argentine businessman and former politician. He is a partner in Grupo America, the second largest multimedia group in the country. He has given money to the Clinton Foundation and The Climate Reality Project ran by Al Gore.
Mappin, John: Scientologist owner of Camelot Castle and is a “central figure behind Turning Point UK, the British arm of the pro-Trump American student organization” (https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jan/11/trum-and-farage-supporter-flies-flag-for-qanon-rar-right-conspiracy).
Margolis, Eric: A journalist who worked as contributing editor for the Toronto Sun and has appeared on CNN and on the Huffington Post website. He inherited Canadian vitamin manufacturer Jamieson Laboratories, which he sold for $300 million in 2014. Margolis chastises Epstein, Maxwell, Clinton and others and denies doing anything inappropriate, although he does claim to have been to Epstein’s homes in NYC and Florida. He says that he suspected it was a ‘honey trap’ (https://ericmargolis.com/2019/07/the-honey-trap-on-e-71st/).
Marks, Stephen & Alisa: Stephen is the founder and chairman of French Connection clothing brand. Alisa is his gold digging ex-wife.
Marocco, Manilo & Pia: Manilo is an investment banker. He attended a gala for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), along with Ghislaine Maxwell, Naomi Campbell, and several other people mentioned in Epstein’s contact list (https://www.tatler.com/gallery/the-nspccs-charity-gala). The number of suspected pedophiles and child traffickers that are involved with the NSPCC is mindblowing. His ex-wife, Pia, is close friends with Allegra Hicks (https://www.pressreader.com/uk/evening-standard-west-end-final-extra-es-homes-and-property/20080305/281767034925175), who is also in Epstein’s book.
Marsh, Jeremy: Has served as a managing director and president of Warner Bros. Records, Virgin, Telstar, and RCA.
Marterier, Astrid: A fashion consultant who used to work as VP of Global Sales and Merchandising for several brands, including Von Furstenberg, whose family makes several appearances on this list.
Martins, Peter: Leader of the New York City Ballet who was forced to retire in 2018 because he was accused of sexually abusing his dancers, dating back decades (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/arts/dance/peter-martins-resigns-ballet.html). Of course, he was eventually found to be innocent of these charges. Coincidentally, it seems as though Epstein target dancers at NYC studios, including one who was approached by an intermediary after ballet class (https://www.pointemagazine.com/jeffrey-epstein-dancers-2640183763.html?rebelltitem=2#rebelltitem2).
Marzotto, Matteo: Fashion mogul. Marzotto’s family owned Valentino fashion before selling in 2006. He used to date scumbag supermodel Naomi Campbell, who is embroiled in Epstein’s child trafficking and child abuse ring. They broke up because of her fiery temper (https://www.bild.de/news/bild-english/supermodels-ex-matteo-marzotto-says-temper-caused-split-8361996.bild.html).
Mason, Christopher: A journalist and author who writes about the rich. Best friend of Ghislaine Maxwell. Sang a raunchy song for Ghislaine at her birthday party in 1994 (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/15/us/ghislaine-maxwell-epstein.html). Mason is going to appear in the docu-series, “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein” next month and has turned his back on Maxwell since finding out about her participation in the pedophila and child trafficking ring (https://nypost.com/2020/07/04/friends-fear-ghislaine-maxwell-is-in-danger-worried-for-her-safety/). The fact that he is denying any knowledge of what happened and is actually participating in this docu-series should tell you how full of shit this guy is.
Massimo, Parisi: Founder of Baltic Model Management.
Mattsson, Carolina: Owns a consulting company in Sweden. No other info found.
Mavroleon, Caitlin: Creative Consultant and Creative Direct for Art for Youth London, a charity that raises money for UK youth. Comes from a family of Greek shipping magnates.
Mavroleon, Basil & Carina: Basil is still involved in shipping, working at Genco as an Independent Director.
Mavroleon, Carlos: This guy lived a life-and-a-half. Heir to the family fortune, Carlos became disillusioned with his privileged status. He moved to Afghanistan and converted to Islam. He moved back to Britain two years later, heavily involved with drugs, specifically heroin. Despite this, he went to Harvard and became a friend and guest of the Kennedys at their home in Hyannisport. After nailing Mary Richardson, Bobby Kennedy Jr’s future wife, he joined the Mujahideen and even led attacks against the Russians. He returned to Britain and nearly married the daughter of former British politician Michael Heseltine, who has some serious pedo connections and is listed in Epstein’s book (check out my G-I thread for more info). Carlos would go on to become a war reporter and was charged with looking for Osama Bin Laden for the news program ‘60 Minutes’. He was found days later, dead of a heroin overdose, in a sleazy hotel on the outskirts of town. Many conspiracies abound (including from his family) who believe he was murdered because he was found with a heroin needle and it was well known that he never injected (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1216159/The-drug-addict-friends-haunt-Trinny-Woodall.html).
Mavroleon, Manoli: From the same Greek shipping magnate family. His name was listed in the Panama Papers (https://offshoreleaks.icij.org/nodes/11000305) for using offshore tax havens.
Mavroleon, Mr. Bluey: Father of Carlos (above) and Nicholas (below). Ran the family company for a while.
Mavroleon, Nicholas & Barbara: Nicholas works in the family business. His ex-wife, Barbara Carrera, is a model and actress.
Maxwell & Laurens, Ms Anne: Anne is Ghislaine’s eldest sister. She is a failed actress who became a hypnotherapist in Surrey.
Maxwell Malina, Christine: Older sister of Ghislaine. Used to run the West Coast office of Pergamon Press for her father in the ‘70s and ‘80s. She is a successful Internet content pioneer and educator. Rumors swirl about her involvement with tracking software and working for Israeli intelligence. Twin sister of Isabel (below). There is a great article on the Maxwells and their in-laws, particularly Christine’s husband, Roger Malina (https://www.thedailybeast.com/jeffrey-epstein-friend-ghislaine-maxwell-has-more-skeletons-in-her-family-closet-than-a-house-of-horrors?ref=scroll).
Maxwell, Debbie: No info found.
Maxwell, Dr & Mrs Philip: Philip is Ghislaine’s older brother. Had a horrible relationship with his father. Wanted to become a writer.
Maxwell, E: Ghislaine’s mom. Died in 2013.
Maxwell, Ian & Tara: Ian is Ghislaine’s brother and a businessman. In 2018, he and his brother Kevin (listed below) founded the UK Think Tank called Combating Jihadist Terrorism (CoJit), which is ironic considering that most, if not all, of the family are likely Israeli intelligence.
Maxwell, Isabel: Older sister of Ghislaine. Co-founded Magellan with sister, Christine, and has served on the World Economic Forum (as has Philip Mallinckrodt, listed above). Along with twin sister, Christine, is rumored to be involved in tracking software and Israeli intelligence. This Reddit thread on the family is rather fantastic (https://www.reddit.com/Epstein/comments/eswqq4/ghislaine_maxwells_sisters_involved_with_silicon/).
Maxwell, Kevin and Pandora: Kevin is Ghislaine’s older brother and co-founder of the UK Think Tank called Combating Jihadist Terrorism (CoJit) with brother Ian (above).
Maxwell, Marcella: Ghislaine’s niece. Daughter of Philip Maxwell.
Mayhew, Mr John: Owner of the famous Rules restaurant in Covent Garden. Inherited the Lartington Estate.
Mazandi, Yassi: Sculptor and painter.
Mazzoti, Mateo: Violin maker.
MC & Allenor: Not positive. Could be a garden designer. Typing in the address from Epstein’s book led to this site (http://www.gardens-guide.com/gardenpages/_0532.htm), which has an email address at the top that reads [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]), a close match to the email address in Epstein’s book.
McAlpine, Alistair & Romilly: Baron McAlpine of West Green was a close advisor to Margaret Thatcher and served in the House of Lords for 26 years. McAlpine was falsely accused (supposedly) of child abuse by the BBC program, Newsnight. He won £185,000 in damages from BBC and £125,000 from ITV, both of which he donated to the children’s charity, Children in Need. Coincidentally, McAlpine collected the work of Graham Ovenden, an artist who drew naked children. Ovenden was found guilty of sexual abuse against children against underage girls, some as young as six-years-old (https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/09/artist-graham-ovenden-two-years-jail). Romilly was McAlpine’s 2nd wife. Alistair died in 2014.
McDonald, John: NYC-based restaurateur.
McFarland, Anthony: No info found.
McKenzie, Raymond: Former investment banker at Lazard Freres and Morgan Stanley. Both firms appear constantly while going through Epstein’s contacts.
Mclancy Gas: No info found.
Mclane, Shannon: Fashion designer.
Mcleod Jock & Pru: Alasdair ‘Jock’ MacLeod is a long-time executive at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. His wife, Prudence, is Rupert Murdoch’s daughter. Coincidentally, Prudence attended The Dalton School while Epstein taught there in the ‘70s (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.html). Rupert Murdoch is listed later on in Epstein’s contacts. Murdoch also goes back a long way with Ghislaine. Murdoch and Ghislaine’s father, Robert, were rivals since they both owned competing newspapers in the U.S. and abroad (https://c8.alamy.com/comp/B502J2/rupert-murdoch-media-baron-in-conversation-with-fellow-newspaper-owners-B502J2.jpg).
Meister, Todd: Meister is a hedge fund manager who was married to Nicky Hilton for six weeks back in 2004. Hilton later married into the Rothschild family. Meister is a potential witness who might have knowledge of Epstein and Maxwell’s child trafficking and abuse (https://www.the-sun.com/news/778758/jeffrey-epstein-enablers-named-sex-trafficking-underage-victims/). Les Wexner invested a ton of money in Meister’s hedge fund. Todd’s father, Robert, was the one who introduced Epstein to Wexner (https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/07/jeffrey-epsteins-financial-black-book).
Mendoza, Neil: British publisher and entrepreneur. Mendoza served as Chairman for The Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts, a children’s charity founded by Prince Charles (https://news.sky.com/story/stars-join-prince-charles-to-demand-all-children-get-access-to-the-arts-11491201). Mendoza also serves on the Shakespeare Schools Foundation, another children’s charity. Actor Ralph Fiennes, who is also listed in Epstein’s book, is one of the patrons of the charity (https://www.shakespeareschools.org/about-us/patrons). As of 2018, Mendoza has been the Provost of Oriel College, Oxford.
Menzies, Kate: Close friend of Princess Diana and the Royal Family. The Menzies are millionaires because of their newsagents and distribution group.
Merison, Guy & Caroline: Guy is co-founder of Hartees, a commodities firm specializing in energy.
Merivale-Austen, Bruce: Managing Partner of DM Partners Asia, a private wealth management firm. Plays polo every summer with Prince William and Prince Harry (https://www.thailandtatler.com/people/brouce-merivale-austin).
Mermagon, Mr Jonathan: Businessman and close friend of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, whose name keeps popping up. Memagden even served as Chairman of the UK PTI Secretariat (https://news.cision.com/curzon-pimran-khan-shares-vision-for-building-a-stronger-pakistan-through-trade,c9336910). PTI is the current ruling political party in Pakistan.
Metcalf Justin: See below under Justin and Joane Metcalfe.
Metcalf Melanie & Julian: Julian is the founder of the popular sandwich shop chain, Pret a Manger. Metcalfe has attended charity events for ARK (https://www.tatler.com/gallery/ark-charity-auction), Arpad Busson’s children’s charity and chain of children’s schools, which I wrote about last year (https://www.reddit.com/conspiracy/comments/cl34ju/arpad_busson_billionaire_businessman_or_possible/).
Metcalfe, Julian and Melanie: Same as above.
Metcalfe, Justin & Joane: Justin a jeweller in London. Joane was a fashion and interior designer. Died of lung cancer in 2016.
Metz, Robin: No info found.
Meyer, Tony: Investment banker. Co-founder of Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors as an affiliate of Lazard Freres & Co. (https://www.cfany.org/speaker-organizeanthony-e-meye). Another Lazard Freres connection.
Micklethwait, Fev & John: John has been the current editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News since 2015. He was the editor-in-chief of The Economist (21% Rothschild owned) from 2006-2015. In 2019, he ordered his employees not to investigate Bloomberg (their boss) or any other Democratic candidates during Bloomberg’s presidential campaign (https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/24/bloomberg-news-will-not-investigate-mike-bloomberg-or-his-democratic-rivals-during-primary.html). Had they investigated their boss, they would have discovered his relationships with Epstein, Maxwell, Weinstein, and Wexner (https://www.mintpressnews.com/mike-bloomberg-ties-jeffery-epstein-harvey-weinstein/265369/).
Milani, Gianluca: No info found.
Milford Haven George & Clare: George Mountbatten, 4th Marquess of Milford Haven. Second cousin of Prince Charles. Founded uSwitch, a website that allows you to compare suppliers of various services. Sold the company for $400 million. George’s grandfather was the older brother of Lord Mountbatten, alleged pedophile and father figure/mentor to Prince Charles. George’s wife, Clare, was the Social Editor of Tatler magazine (there it is again!) from 1995-2005.
Milford Haven, Sarah: First wife of George Milford Haven. Daughter of millionaire businessman and gangster George Walker.
Miller, Nicole & Kim Taipale: Miller is a millionaire fashion designer and businesswoman. Taipale is her husband. They were married by Rudy Giuliani in 1996. Nicole is a good friend of disgusting perverts, Ghislaine Maxwell and Tiffany Dubin (https://nymag.com/nymetro/news/features/n_8672/), wife of even more disgusting pervert Glenn Dubin. You can read about the Dubins in my D-F thread.
Mills, Cheryl: Lawyer who defended Bill Clinton during his impeachment trial. She served as deputy White House Counsel for Clinton, Senior Adviser and Counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, and Counselor and Chief of Staff during Hillary’s tenure as Secretary of State. Mills had a key role in Hillary’s email scandal and in Haiti, where the Clintons are heavily involved (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/17/us/hillary-clinton-cheryl-mills.html).
Minot, Carie & Bell, George: Caroline is a jewelry designer. George has been responsible for several Silicon Valley startup companies. Before that, he was a senior editor of Outdoor Life magazine and has won Emmys for directing and writing conservation documentaries. He also founded Outdoor Life Network (now NBC Sports).
Minot, Susan: Novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and poet. Sister of Caroline (above).
Mischer, Kevin: Big-time movie producer and former Hollywood executive.
Modafferi, Daniela: No info found.
Moncada Cico: No info found.
Monckton, Rosa: Former President of Tiffany & Co. jewelry company. Daughter of a Viscount. Princess Diana was Monckton’s best friend and the Godmother of one of her children. Rosa also serves as a fundraiser for and on the board of several charities, most of which focus on children. Monckton is a patron for Downside Up, a charity for children with Down Syndrome, with actor Ralph Fiennes, who is also in Epstein’s contacts (http://downsideupcharity.org/node/64). She also raises money for KIDS charity out of London where Liz Hurley (also in Epstein’s contacts) is a patron, along with Elton John, David Cameron, David Furnish, Cherie Booth, and Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman (https://www.kids.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/patrons). Epstein once offered Monckton to bring her daughter, who has Down Syndrome, to his house in Palm Beach (https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2003/03/jeffrey-epstein-200303?currentPage=1).
Money Kryle, Mr Charlie & Kit: Charlie is a real estate specialist.
Montemayor, Cesar: Founder and President of InverCap, a large investment firm.
Monti Riccardo: Managing Director and Senior Partner at BCG (Milan), one of the largest management consulting firms in the world.
Moore Deborah: Likely the actress and daughter of Roger Moore of James Bond fame.
Moore, Juliet & Chris: Juliet is in publishing. Chris is an investment banker who worked at Bear Stearns in the ‘80s. He is now President of CSM Capital.
Moore, Mr Goeffrey: Roger Moore’s son.
Morris Stephen: Financial advisor.
Morris, Nick & Lucy: Not enough info.
Mortimer, Gigi & Averell: Gigi is a beauty entrepreneur who is very good friends with Ghislaine. Averell is Founder and CEO of Arden Asset Management. Averell’s mother was a descendant of the insanely wealthy and powerful Harriman family.
Morton, Peter: Co-founder of the Hard Rock Cafe.
Morton, Robert: Former producer of Letterman’s ‘Late Show.’
Mruvka Alan: Founder and former CEO of E! Entertainment Television.
Munro, Donald: Investment banker.
Murdoch, Rupert: Billionaire media mogul who owns more media outlets than God. Known for paying millions to female employees in order to cover up sexual abuse and harassment at Fox News. It’s pointless to name his connections. He knows almost everyone of importance.
Murray Phillipson Kate: A very good friend of Ghislaine’s from their Oxford days. Granddaughter of Hylton Murray-Philipson, a Conservative Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament. Kate is Now an interior painter (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8466853/What-girls-frolicked-Bullingdon-boys-Oxfords-brightest-young-women-rose-top.html).
Murray Phillipson, Mr & Mrs: Likely Kate’s brother, Hylton, a landowner and banker who Prince Charles referred to as one of his heroes. Just recently got some publicity for nearly dying from COVID 19.
Murray Threipland, Tercious/Claire: Owner of Dunbeath Castle. Claire left her first husband, Henry Herbert, The 17th Earl of Pembroke, to be with Tertius in 1981. Claire’s daughter, Emma, was a bridesmaid at the first marriage of Camila Parker Bowles (now Prince Charles’s wife).
Murray, Jean Pierre: Founder of Surf Channel and co-founder of TransCash, a prepaid Visa debit card firm.
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2020.06.15 17:31 Great-and-Powerful- A breakdown of what EVERY Batman ally has been up to in current continuity

Writer James Tynion has promised that his event "Joker War" will usher in a new era for Gotham city and the Batfamily. Thus here is a rundown of what every Batfamily member has been up to in current continuity and where we might see them next. It is a long breakdown so feel free to scroll down to the character you like the most. MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD
BATMAN: So. Tom King had the Batman title from 2016 to 2019. His longterm storyline consisted of Bruce trying to settle down and find true love with Selina Kyle. They try to get married however Selina calls off the wedding after realizing that "If Batman is happy, then he stops being Batman", this was later revealed to be manipulations caused by Bane in a plot to destroy the Batman. Bane also arranged for Dick Grayson to be shot in the head, kidnapped Batman, took over his city and broke his mind. By the end of King's storyline Batman had regained control of Gotham, after Alfred sacrificed his life to give him the upper hand, and had made up with Selina, declaring that they did not need a wedding because they were "Eternal".
James Tynion now holds the Batman title and is gearing up for a massive storyline named "Joker War" which is meant to open up a new era for Batman and his allies.
NIGHTWING: Meanwhile in "Nightwing", Dick, after loosing his memories due to the head injury he suffered in "Batman", decided to give up the superhero life and seek one of his own in Bludhaven. A group of policemen find his lair and decide to create a team of Nightwings using Dick's old costumes. Dick meets up with them and decides to help. After discovering that his memory loss was in fact a ploy from the court of owls, Dick has part of his memories returned when the Joker comes in and brainwashes him using a Court of Owls tool. Making him one of his pawns in his war. Dick is set to return to the Nightwing persona and have his memories back in the "Joker War" storyline
ROBIN: Damian is currently distanced from his father and leading a troubled iteration of the Teen Titans. Now choosing to blur the line between right and wrong, Damian first created a prison to hold supervillains under his own jurisdiction and, when that failed, began brainwashing them with the help of a genie. He is due to have a shocking confrontation with Bruce in the following issues. Damian has been confirmed to not appear in "Joker War" since his current storyline in "Teen Titans" seems to be character defining, solicits even hint at him leaving the Robin persona. Though James Tynion has confirmed that he is set to have an important role in the Gotham he is creating
DRAKE/ RED ROBIN (TIM DRAKE) & SPOILER (STEPHANIE BROWN): Tim and Stephanie are currently in a relationship. Tim leads Young Justice, as he sets out in a trans-multiversal journey to figure out what has happened to him and his friends. In this journey he take on a new superhero identity named "Drake". He returns to Earth Prime and reunites with Spoiler, she was currently in the search of his father, the Cluemaster, who is now back to life with no explanation. The two join Young Justice and are currently part of the team.
RED HOOD: Jason Todd, created a new Outlaws team with Artemis (an ally of Wonder Woman) and Bizarro (Superman's failed clone). However, after going agaisnt Batman's wishes and having lost both of his teammates, he set out as a villain. First taking over Penguin's Iceberg Lounge and then partnering with Lex Luthor to raise the next generation of supervillains. Jason seems to have changed careers once more as Artemis and Bizarro found their way home and were reunited with Red Hood. Jason is also set to have a tie in to "Joker War" as he runs into the Joker's new henchwoman and Dick Grayson
BATGIRL (BARBARA GORDON): Babs is currently residing in Gotham City once more and is dating Jason Bard, after the two had a rocky beginning. She is set to have a confrontation with the Joker in the lead up to the "Joker War" storyline
ORPHAN (CASSANDRA CAIN) & THE SIGNAL: both are currently fighting with the Outsiders, along with Black Lightning and Katana. The two have developed a strong sibling dynamic and are confronting their own demons in order to grow as heroes. Cassandra Cain is set to appear in a "Joker War" tie in (along with her best friend Stephanie Brown) which hints that, in the coming years, she may don the Batgirl identity once more
BATWOMAN: Kate is not an active member in any title. She has had several appearances in "Gotham City Monsters" and "Harley and Ivy". She is set to appear once more in "Detective Comics"
GCPD: Jim Gordon is on leave from GCPD after being intoxicated from the Batman Who Laughs' venom. Harvey Bullock currently leads as an interim commissioner. Renee Montoya is once again the question and is also on leave from the GCPD.
BATWING: Luke Fox is set to appear in the same "Joker War" tie in as Cassandra Cain and Spoiler.
AZRAEL: part of the Justice League Odyssey and is in deep space.
HUNTRESS: absent from any title
HARPER ROW: absent from any title
TALON: absent from any title
CLAYFACE: retired
ALFRED PENNYWORTH : deceased
ACE THE BATHOUND: a dog
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2020.06.08 00:26 DarthMillicent Looking for fluff!!

Hi hi hi !! I'm here for some new stories! Yay!
I'm no longer just looking for fandom stuff!

**Rules :**
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
**Guidelines :**
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
**Ships :**
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
\- *OC* x OC \*
\- *OC* x Poe \*
\- *OC* x Hux
\- *OC* x Kylo
\- *OC* x Anakin
\- *Hux* x Kylo
\- *Rey* x Kylo
\- *Jyn* x Cassian \*
\- *Finn* x Poe
\- *Padme* x Anakin
📷 Star Trek\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Jim
\- *OC* x Bones
\- *OC* x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Newt
\- Remus X *Sirius*\*
\- *Queenie* X Jacob
📷 Marvel\*\*\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
\- *Hawkeye (Kate)* x OC
\- *OC* x Doctor Strange
\- *OC* x Bucky Barnes
\- *OC* x Charles Xavier
\- *OC* x Hank McCoy
\- *Spider-Man* x Deadpool
\- *OC* x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
*OC* x Jason Todd
📷BBC
\- *OC* x Sherlock Holmes
\- *OC* x John Watson
\- *OC* x Mycroft Holmes
\- *OC* x 10th Doctor
\- *OC* x 11th Doctor
\- *OC* x OC Doctor
📷Others
\- *Roxas* x Axel (KH)
\- *OC* x Spencer (Criminal Minds)
\- Maybe some My Hero?

**Story Ideas :**
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
\-Modern Day AUs
\-Non-Modern AUs
\-Anything Cute Really
\-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
\-Matchmaker B.B.8 \*
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
\-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
\-Any story set within the Clone Wars
\-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
\-New Recruit\*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
\-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
\-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
\-Something set in the 20's\*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
\-Newly Graduated Wizards
\-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love\*
📷Marvel
\-Mutants\*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
\-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
\-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
**Other :**
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.06.05 03:46 DarthMillicent Looking for Fandom Fluff~!!

Hi hi hi !! I'm here for some new stories! Yay!

**Rules :**
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
**Guidelines :**
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
**Ships :**
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
\- *OC* x OC \*
\- *OC* x Poe \*
\- *OC* x Hux
\- *OC* x Kylo
\- *OC* x Anakin
\- *Hux* x Kylo
\- *Rey* x Kylo
\- *Jyn* x Cassian \*
\- *Finn* x Poe
\- *Padme* x Anakin
📷 Star Trek\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Jim
\- *OC* x Bones
\- *OC* x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Newt
\- Remus X *Sirius*\*
\- *Queenie* X Jacob
📷 Marvel\*\*\*
\- *OC* x OC
\- *OC* x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
\- *Hawkeye (Kate)* x OC
\- *OC* x Doctor Strange
\- *OC* x Bucky Barnes
\- *OC* x Charles Xavier
\- *OC* x Hank McCoy
\- *Spider-Man* x Deadpool
\- *OC* x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
*OC* x Jason Todd
📷BBC
\- *OC* x Sherlock Holmes
\- *OC* x John Watson
\- *OC* x Mycroft Holmes
\- *OC* x 10th Doctor
\- *OC* x 11th Doctor
\- *OC* x OC Doctor
📷Others
\- *Roxas* x Axel (KH)
\- *OC* x Spencer (Criminal Minds)
\- Maybe some My Hero?

**Story Ideas :**
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
\-Modern Day AUs
\-Non-Modern AUs
\-Anything Cute Really
\-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
\-Matchmaker B.B.8 \*
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
\-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
\-Any story set within the Clone Wars
\-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
\-New Recruit\*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
\-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
\-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
\-Something set in the 20's\*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
\-Newly Graduated Wizards
\-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love\*
📷Marvel
\-Mutants\*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
\-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
\-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
**Other :**
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.05.21 20:11 AdamantAce Gotham Knights #13 - In Shining Armor

DC Next presents:

GOTHAM KNIGHTS

In The New Frontier
Issue Thirteen: In Shining Armor
Written by AdamantAce
Edited by Dwright5252 & Upinthatbuckethead
 
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Many years ago
 
It had been a week since the Hatter incident. Betty had awoken in a hospital bed to her parents smothering her. She had made a full recovery, but she was left in the dark. She had heard nothing from Bruce. Even Dick wasn’t replying to her messages. For a few days, she wrote it off, rationalising that they must have been off on some mission, but now Betty was beginning to get impatient. So she made her way to Wayne Manor. She beat on the door until finally Aflred, the butler, answered.
“Ms Kane, I’m afraid Master Dick isn’t home presently, but I can take a message.”
“Bullshit,” Betty pushed her way into the lobby. “I want to talk to Bruce.”
“Master Bruce is also not home presently.”
Betty sighed. “Alfred, I know you’ve just been told to say that. Where are they? I need to talk to them.”
Alfred stopped and hung his head. “Master Bruce gave me specific instructions to turn you away at the door.”
“Well, I’m here now,” Betty huffed. She charged into the living room and moved directly to the grand piano sitting within the bay window. She stretched out her hands and played the brief melody that had been drilled into her, a nonsensical, discordant tune that was nigh-impossible to play by accident. Then she turned to the bookcase, waiting for it to give way to the entrance to the Batcave. But no such thing happened.
A moment later, Alfred caught up to her.
“What’s going on, Alfred?” Betty asked him.
“I’m afraid Master Bruce insisted on having all the codes changed.”
“He’s locking me out?” Betty whined. “Why?”
Alfred stifled a frown. He stood up straight and replied, “He doesn’t think you’re safe out there. As Batgirl. Especially not after last week.”
“After he beat me to the ground!?” Betty exclaimed.
“After he had to beat you to save you from that psychopath,” Alfred sighed. “Master Bruce is many things, but he swore to never bring harm to a child.”
“I’m not a child!” she cried out. “I’m fifteen! I’m… the same age as Dick!”
“And Dick has several additional years of acrobatic training,” Alfred asserted. “Master Bruce is comfortable that Dick is safe out at night. He doesn’t feel the same way about you and he can’t continue to enable you to put yourself out there.”
Betty scoffed, choking back a tear. “He… doesn’t get to decide. I have the suit, I have gear. I can be a hero with or without Batman’s blessing.”
“Ms Kane, please.” Clearly Alfred was in a lot of pain. “I’d remind you that Batman has a lot of eyes in Gotham. The city is a dangerous place, and should you continue to endanger yourself via vigilantism, Batman and Robin will put a stop to it. For your own good.”
“And what do you think?” Betty hissed. “Cos I think it’s bullshit. Do you really think Dick is any safer out there than I am? Is this vigilante thing a game, or is too dangerous for kids our age? Which is it?”
Alfred paused, stood a step back and looked her in the eye. “Quite honestly, Ms Kane, it doesn’t matter what I think.”
 
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Now
 
Betty stood atop the GCPD building, rooting her boots in the concrete against the blustery winds. From here, she could look across all of Gotham City, the heights, the lows. It was an urban jungle, teeming with life, especially at night. It was safe to say she hadn’t missed the corrupt hellscape that turned a grief-stricken girl trying to put some good back into the world into a hardened soldier constantly fleeing from herself, trotting the globe.
She stood in her official Blackhawk gear, a black leather jacket under smooth, segmented armour pieces, emblazoned with their insignia, a golden circle with an inset hawk’s head. Her blonde hair came down just past her shoulders, kept longer than it was back in her Batgirl days. Another significant change was the lack of a mask. Blackhawk operatives found it imperative on many missions that they have a face local civilians trust, as to make it clear who the bad guys are, but for cases like her return to Gotham, where protecting her identity was imperative, they employed the use of expert spy-tech known as Hypnos. These brain implants used low-level, short-range hypnosis to obscure the perception of the operative’s face by unwanted onlookers, and encrypt data if an operative is photographed. In short, while Kate, dolled up as Batwoman, looked at Betty and saw the familiar face of her cousin by her side on the rooftop, Commissioner Gordon, having lit the Bat-Signal to summon them, looked to her and saw a featureless sheet of skin. No eyes, no nose, no mouth. Before, Betty’s worst fear was being hypnotised like she once was by the Mad Hatter ever again. Now, she used that same technology against creeps like him.
Gordon rolled his eyes. “Tell me No-Face isn’t another new recruit.”
“No, Commissioner,” Batwoman nodded, looking at Betty. “She’s… an old friend, just stopping by.”
“Right…” Jim grumbled to himself.
“So why did you bring us here, Commissioner?” Betty replied.
“Well, I was expecting a more familiar face, though at least you two are adults,” Jim answered. With Batman gone, for a while he dealt exclusively with Robin, who burned with an intensity that proved his mettle, that he was in this for the long term. This scared Jim. After all, the Boy Wonder was exactly that, a boy. He imagined his daughter at his age, taking to the streets without even a guardian, brutalising criminals and just asking for retaliation. But then, he supposed Babs never needed to provoke retaliation with what happened to her. Being his daughter was enough. He shook his head and got back to business. “Mayor Hull was found hanging from his bedroom window, the noose made from a fibre none of the guys at our lab can identify. All they can parse is it’s partially metallic but mostly silk-based.”
“They hanged the mayor with super-silk?” Batwoman raised an eyebrow at the incredulousness.
“Right, it’s some comic book shit,” Gordon replied. “But stranger things have happened. We don’t get so many of them as we do psychos in bright colours, but ‘metahuman’ criminals are the norm across the rest of the country.”
“And have you tried collaborating with other police departments?” Kate continued, standing deathly still, her black and red cape framing her as an inky black shadow, her exposed lower face a porcelain white by contrast. “Metropolis or Central City might have something similar logged down.”
“Yes, we’ve done our jobs,” Jim spat. “And nothing’s come up. Whoever the perp is, either he’s new, or no-one’s ever caught him before. I had the guys prepare a sample of the fibre. I don’t know how your lab operates without the big man, but if you can get us any answers on this stuff… it’d be much appreciated.”
Gordon held a bundle of what looked frayed steel cables wrapped in a plastic bag at arm’s length. Slowly, Batwoman produced a red-gloved hand from beneath her cloak and reached out to take it.
“No need,” Betty interjected, standing five faces behind Kate. “I know who did this.”
Kate turned over her shoulder to look at Betty, and wrapped her hand around nothing as Gordon limply pulled back the fibre sample. “What?” he said.
“I’m part of a covert UN task force called the Blackhawks, a child organisation of the old Freedom Fighters,” Betty began. “We’ve been trailing an international conspiracy for a while now. Part of that conspiracy is Black Spider, a young assassin enhanced to metahuman levels. We think he’s tied to the senior leadership somehow, but all of us were certain he’d fallen off the grid and gone off on his own. Now, I’m not so sure.”
Gordon was stunned. He’d had enough of international conspiracies years ago when Batman helped the city recover from a dozen attacks by Ra’s al Ghul and his League of Assassins. Presumably, this was someone new, a new league of assholes to worry about. “And this… conspiracy: What business do they have killing the mayor? What’s their play?”
“Honestly, Commissioner?” Betty replied, “I have no idea.”
 
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Dick pulled up to the tall townhouse in Gotham Heights and moved quickly up the stairs to the door. He had received word from Jason and Helena: Neither of them had found any signs of Luke’s whereabouts, while Kate and Betty were busy searching for the assassin. So, Dick took a deep breath, knowing he likely had the hardest job of them all.
He knocked on the door, and moments later, Lucius Fox emerged, stood stiff in a darkened corridor. “Dick,” he spoke morosely. Lucius was quite clearly stricken with worry, and no doubt Tanya and the girls were too. Lucius sighed heavily, his breath catching slightly, and then moved back, inviting the detective inside.
“I’m sorry, Lucius, we still haven’t found any info on Luke’s whereabouts,” Dick said as they walked down the entrance hallway of the tall, narrow townhouse. “Where was the last place you saw him?”
Lucius turned on a dime and pushed towards Dick. His eyes were tired, his hair seeming slightly grayer than usual. “Cut the crap, Dick, we both know where Luke was right before he was taken.”
“Taken?” Dick replied, remembering the promise he had made to Luke to not tell his father that he was taking the plunge into vigilantism.
“You don’t think I know my own son?” Lucius spat, more offended this time. “I knew about the suit, about what he planned to do with it. And you know, I didn’t disapprove, with everything I’ve done to help out over the years. But I kept quiet because I knew it had to be his decision, not mine.”
Dick took a step back, nervous of being overheard. “Tanya and the kids--”
“-- Are out watching a movie. Tammy’s idea to keep Tiff calm,” Lucius interrupted. “I don’t need you to feed me false placations, I need you to find my son and make sure he’s safe.”
“The police are doing everything they can,” Dick replied, hanging his head slightly from embarrassment. “And the family are scouring the city.”
“And you?”
“I’m just a detective, Lucius.”
“Like Hell you are.”
 
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As Luke roused from unconsciousness, the first thing he noticed was the bitter cold. Even while out of it, he had already begun to shiver, so much that by the time he was aware again his jaw already ached from all the chattering. He instantly tried to stand, but found himself bound tightly to a wooden chair with metal fibre ropes. He looked around. He appeared to be on the bandstand of an enormous ballroom. The floor was a glazed birch wood, the ice blue walls tall and ornate with golden supports. He looked up and saw a dress circle hanging over them, filled with empty seats, several metal girders supporting blinding light fixtures, and in the centre of the ceiling: a glass chandelier. Finally, as he tried to struggle free, Luke turned the best he could over his right shoulder, catching a glimpse and the attention of his kidnapper.
Silently, the assassin looked to Luke and then moved to face him head-on, giving him a much better view. The man was tall, lean, and clad head-to-toe in a thin nano-mesh jumpsuit, purple with inky black accents. Silver lines streaked across his body, trailing from the centre of his chest to the slender gauntlets around his wrists. Over his head stretched a black mask, eclipsing any human features, a crimson spider emblazoned on his face.
“He’s awake,” the spider man spoke in a deep, relaxed tone, provoking a reply from a voice Luke recognised much more.
“Good.” From behind Luke, from his blind spot, appeared another man, short and stout, dressed up the nines in a tuxedo, with a violet top hat framing his bloated face, a wretched visage completed by his hooked, beak-like nose. He lifted the cigarette holder from his mouth and set it aside on a small table on which Luke could see his Batwing suit lying. He adjusted his monocle and then grabbed Luke by the scruff of his neck.
“Who knew the new kid was Fox’s son!?” squawked Oswald Cobblepot, the Penguin. He released him, and Luke sunk back into his chair. Penguin never scared Luke whenever he saw him on the news, always having written him off as an eccentric nut with more money than sense. But here, in his grasps, Luke was overtaken by the villain’s charisma. He saw just how dangerous he was. Cobblepot smiled and gestured towards his arachnid assassin. “This… is Black Spider. Hot off a catalogue of enhanced assassins. I think he’s been excellent value for money, don’t you?”
Luke searched for a pithy line or comeback, but nothing came. He wasn’t used to this life, to being in peril. In the suit, he was infallible, protected, hidden behind metal and the symbol of the bat, but now he was just Luke Fox.
“Robin would’ve had something churlish prepared just to get on my nerves,” Penguin remarked at Luke’s stunned silence. “I like you better already.”
Black Spider moved and vanished back behind Luke. Penguin took a step forward and Luke fought to swallow a frightened breath. And clearly, Cobblepot noticed.
“Oh, come on,” he rolled his eyes. “It’s not all bad. Afterall, you get the exclusive scoop! First person from outside these walls to hear: Oswald Cobblepot’s running for mayor! I didn’t want to wait for the next election, so… you know.”
What? Luke snatched a breath inwards and had to fight off the chill once more. Presumably, they were in Penguin’s Iceberg Lounge, with exhibits teeming with antarctic marine life, but did that mean the ballroom had to be subzero? With a flash of bravery, Luke fought against the bite of the cold and spoke aloud. “As if anyone would vote for you!”
But Oswald scoffed. “Ah, boy. You see, Oswald Cobblepot’s been keeping his head down. I’ve been keeping my name out of the tabloid, donating my very legitimate money to charity. Plus, I’ve been creating countless jobs between the Iceberg Lounge and my other businesses. After the number Wayne pulled on this city, I’m exactly what Gotham so direly needs right now. And I’m willing to wager Gotham agrees with me.”
Luke began to hyperventilate, his heart racing, which only further filled his lungs with ice-cold air. As he felt his body grow heavier and heavier, he looked back over to his left, to where he found his suit resting, and saw Black Spider pulling at the numerous segments.
“Oh, she’s a beauty!” Penguin exclaimed. “Took us a long while to peel you out of that thing. We are very sorry, by the way. No-one wants to get kidnapped on their first day of the job. If it means anything, I was very impressed with how you took down Ed. But we needed a little help from you to get the Bats out of hiding. With them gone, there will be no-one to stand in my way in the mayoral race. Oh, but they’ve been so much more aloof since Batman went kaput!”
“What do you mean?” Luke replied. “I don’t know them. How am I meant to--?”
But he stopped when the assassin lifted the left gauntlet of the empty suit, highlighting a small yellow button with the symbol of the bat adorned on it.
“Looks like the Bat-Signal, don’t you think?” Penguin cocked his head and let out a snivelling chortle. “Figured if you went through all the trouble of building all those gadgets, you’d include an SOS button. Well, press it, Spider. See if the Bats will come to S his S.”
 
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Following an incoming transmission to the Batcave, one that shouldn’t have even been possible considering the Batcomputer’s advanced firewalls, an anonymous tip led the GCPD Quick Response Team to the Iceberg Lounge, accompanied by Detectives Grayson and Sawyer. The armed police burst through the glass doors of the Lounge, pushing into the heavily populated high-end nightclub, the hottest place in town for Gotham’s most jaded. As they did, a hundred party-goers leapt back and a cacophony of periled screams broke out. But Lt Hennelly, the head of the QRT, took charge of the situation, elevating himself on the nearest bar and calling out to the lounge’s patrons via megaphone.
“Please vacate the premises ASAP. Uniformed officers will escort you off of the property,” he called out. “Please remain calm and please do not resist!”
As two dozen boys in clue pulled in to begin safety evacuating the lounge, Grayson, Sawyer and the rest of the armed personnel cut through the panic and to the back of the open hall. As they did, Maggie hushed in Dick’s ear. “The Bats here on this one?”
“I think so,” Dick nodded, levelling his handgun. The rest of the team toted rifles and submachine guns, but Dick knew he wouldn’t need more than a few well-placed non-lethal shots. Wielding a gun at all made him feel dirty. “Gordon already contacted them.”
Dick and Maggie stood aside as two SWAT officers railed against the backroom door with a battering ram, it easily giving way after a few impacts. Then, as the double doors limply crashed against the walls adjacent, the team rushed in, finding Robin, the Teen Wonder decked out in red, green and gold, waiting for them.
“You guys really put the ‘scene’ in ‘crime scene’,” sneered Jason Todd.
The QRT lowered their weapons and slowly filled the sparse backroom. Empty desks littered the place, while shelves were stacked high with glass bottles and crates of snacks and… other recreationals. But what demanded their shared attention most of all was the large, ashen hole blasted in the wall behind Robin, littered with pulverised cement, revealing marble steps trailing downwards.
“How’d you do that without spooking the whole club?” Maggie asked the vigilante. “Blast that big, cracking a wall that thick would have taken a dozen charges.”
But Jason just shrugged. “Don’t ask me. It was some fancy spy gear from our guest star friend. Now come on, the rest of the gang are already storming the keep.”
 
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Luke Fox continued to tug at his restraints, his wrists reddened and burnt. When he first awoke he was only confronted with Penguin and his merc-for-hire Black Spider, but now that wasn’t the case at all. Now, the ballroom was filled with men in suits brandishing several weapons from handguns, to submachine guns to rifles. Firearms had always made Luke nervous, not that the idea of being kidnapped didn’t, so he was only grateful that the Penguin’s henchmen weren’t pointing their weapons at him. Instead, the three dozen mooks trained their guns between the two doorways into the ballroom, ready for Batman's old allies to burst in to rescue Luke after Black Spider triggered the Batwing suit’s emergency distress message button. Luke had built that feature to save himself if he got in too deep, and now it was being used to lure the heroes into a trap.
Luke looked around, looking for any important detail. Two doors in and out of the dance floor, the overhead lighting rig, the chandelier. He looked to his right, at his peeled-open exosuit and happened upon an idea. It was pushing the scope of his tech to its absolute limit, and would no doubt push him to utter exhaustion, but maybe it would work…
So, Luke shut his eyes and tensed. He pictured himself standing freely from his resting place, finding his footing. The Batwing suit’s parts were far too heavy for a pilot to move with their own joints and muscles, that was what Luke’s father and Bruce Wayne could never crack. That was why Luke implemented neural control, connecting the suit’s joints to a chip he’d implanted in his spinal cord. He’d never tried manipulating the suit from outside, but now, as he was strapped down to the chair on the bandstand, helpless, seemed as good a time to try it. Yet, despite his strained efforts, when Luke opened his eyes, the suit hadn’t moved an inch from the table it rested upon.
Just then, the glittering, icy ballroom was plunged into darkness, relit seconds later in the bloody red hue of the emergency lights.
“Alright, you bastards!!” Penguin suddenly roared, appearing out from behind Luke. “Stay focused. There’s more of us than there are of them!”
And then followed a silence of around fifteen seconds before the first rifle discharged, the muzzle flash streaking upwards as a cable tore the witless henchman from the ground, suspending him from a higher support. They were here.
“How did they--?” Luke heard Cobblepot curse under his breath before he bellowed out into the darkness. “Spider! Go high and deal with these pests!”
Then one more gun sounded, then another, and another, each time another henchman taken out by what Luke could only make out to be a blur of red and gold. At the same time, a blast rang out, throwing the henchmen clustered by the doors back several feet, the smarter ones taking the initiative to back up. From the dust charged just as many armed police. This was officially a firefight.
“No!!” Penguin roared, his plan already falling apart at the seams. “The Bat never works with pigs!”
The police let out an opening volley of gunfire, taking down as many of the mooks as they could while the returning fire mostly glanced off of their body armour. But after their initial gambit, the police were forced to duck behind cover, beginning a slower exchange with the similarly obscured surviving henchmen.
Luke watched as Black Spider emerged from the shadows, with what looked like a silver cord soaring from his wrist gauntlet and wrapping around the lighting rig overheard. Like a bullet, the assassin soared through the air, the wind rushing behind him. And, with his crimson goggles, it wasn’t too hard for Black Spider to pick the vigilantes hiding above out of the dark. And thus began a rapid dance of dodges and attacks. Luke watched as Black Spider spun and weaved about the metal rig and the glass chandelier, exchanging blows with three figures in the darkness who similarly manoeuvred about with their grapnel guns. The first was Robin, the second - most obscured in the black-and-red light - was presumably Batwoman, but the final hero was one Luke didn’t recognise. She wasn’t Huntress, no the woman’s shimmering hair stuck out far too much in Luke’s vision in the darkness.
Between the aerial battle unfolding above and the firefight below, Luke was witness to absolute carnage, all the while unable to even move. So, he looked to the Batwing suit again and strained harder, tensing his back, his jaw, his calves, all he could to try and elicit even a twitch from the exosuit of his creation. But his peculiar-looking attempts were cut short when Penguin, the stout and repugnant profiteer, threw an arm around Luke, shoving the sleeve of his luxury smoking jacket over his mouth and then lightly pressing a large, jagged knife against his throat. Immediately, Luke went limp, terrified. He wasn’t going to try anything like this, he valued his life too much.
“Put your guns down, you pigs!” Penguin squawked. “Or the lad gets it!”
And perhaps the police would have laid down their arms, that would have depended on if they were here to rescue Luke, or to apprehend the crime lord Cobblepot, but the question would never be answered. Seconds later, a violet projectile cut through the darkness towards Luke. He watched the head of what looked like an arrow split into twin needles attached to the stock of the projectile by coiled wires. Luke then felt the Penguin’s arm seize, before Cobblepot tumbled to the ground behind him in a lump, the sound of crackling electricity accompanying his raucous cries of pain. From the same spot in the darkness then emerged Huntress, a purple crossbow in her grip. She threw it into its holster and rushed to Luke’s aid, crying “We’ll get you out of here, Luke,” like a concerned friend.
But, as Huntress tore at Luke’s restraints with a Batarang in hand, Luke noticed four henchmen breaking off from the rest, raising their weapons and coming to their boss’ aid.
“Huntress!” Luke cried, pleading for her attention. The Batarang sliced through the first of the ropes, freeing Luke’s wrist, and Huntress turned to face the danger. She discharged two more electrical crossbow bolts at the nearest two enemies, sending them both writing on the ground, then switched her crossbow for her collapsible bō staff, disarming the next mook and knocking him to the ground with two broad swings. But the fourth had plenty of time to ready his rifle and bludgeon Huntress in the face with it as he finished reloading. She stumbled back and, as she looked back up, was staring down the barrel of the gun. The henchman was then blasted off of his feet, bouncing along the ornate floor and then coming to a rest by the nearest wall. The vigilante looked to Luke, who sat with his free arm raised, but empty. They then both looked to the right to see the Batwing suit still horizontal, but with its arm similarly extended, the powered ring of the gauntlet still warm with electric blue concussive force.
“Come on,” Huntress called out over the continuing exchange of gunfire behind them. “Let’s go!”
“But, Penguin…” Luke looked over his shoulder to Cobblepot still writhing on the floor.
Huntress nodded and jumped to Penguin’s side, sliding handcuffs from her utility belt into place to bind him to the nearest railing. She then pressed a button on her gauntlet, freeing him from his 50,000V torture. With Cobblepot restrained and Luke secured, Huntress had her orders: Get out.
Across the ballroom, the police’s firefight against the Penguin’s goons raged on. Dick Grayson popped out from behind cover, firing well-placed shots at non-vital areas of the opposing gunmen, and laying down suppressing fire as the QRT officers advanced and advanced. Rapidly, the police were working their way deeper into the ballroom, and with a chime in Dick’s ear he knew Luke and Helena were out, which meant that all that was left was to get the Mayor’s killer into custody. But, as Dick made eyes for Cobblepot, cuffed to the railing of the bandstand just a short sprint away, Betty’s voice barked in his earpiece “SOS! We need an assist!” A black shadow hurtled down from above and crashed against the floor between Dick’s position and the bandstand. Batwoman, or rather Kate Kane, was down, hit by Black Spider.
Dick threw himself back behind cover and rejoined his police partner, Maggie Sawyer. She and Kate had something going on, and so Dick was rather glad she didn’t know about her maybe-girlfriend’s secret identity. But Kate still needed immediate extraction before the goons made her a target, and Jason and Betty were occupied with the Mayor Hull’s killer.
“Cobblepot’s down,” Maggie cried out to Dick over the gunfire as they both hid under cover. “The Bats got him. If we can get our hands on him we might finally be able to bring him to justice.”
Dick nodded. “You rush Penguin, I’ll secure Batwoman.” He had to do all he could to make sure Maggie didn’t get eyes on Kate too close up, especially if Kate was bloodied, and without her wits with a concussion.
Maggie nodded, and after the count of three they broke. The QRT officers pushed and twisted formation, leaving enough cover for both Dick and Maggie to safely sprint to their objectives, covered from the fire of the rapidly dwindling pool of henchmen.
Dick got to Kate’s side first. She didn’t appear to be too injured, and with minimal stress he was able to help her off to the side, narrowly avoiding gunfire. But Maggie wasn’t so lucky. Detective Sawyer reached the bandstand and threw her hands out at the subdued Oswald Cobblepot, ready to take him in, but as she did a thunderous whip crack sounded. Two metal cords crashed into the backmost wall of the bandstand and Black Spider came blazing through the air towards his boss, leaving both Betty and Jason in his dust by disregarding them entirely. Maggie stood and faced him, keen to not let the unknown assailant stop her from arresting an infamous Gotham crime lord, but, with rapid speed, Black Spider knocked the lone police detective to the ground and delivered two thunderous kicks to her shins, channeling his incredible, enhanced strength to snap both of her legs in two. And, as Maggie Sawyer let out a gut-wrenching, all-encompassing roar of utter anguish, Black Spider freed Cobblepot, tearing the railing from the wall as if it were paper, grabbed him securely and then soared off towards the upper dress circle of the ballroom.
Black Spider and the Penguin quickly vanished behind a door behind the several rows of raked seating, but Betty was determined to give chase, dragging Jason behind her. As they barrelled down the next corridor, they watched the pair spill into an elevator which immediately began moving upwards. Jason smashed his hand against the buttons, hoping to halt or re-summon the elevator, but to no avail, meanwhile Betty was already scrambling up the adjacent stairwell at a mad pace. She blasted up several levels, determined to intercept the enemies, with Jason soon not far behind. However, as Betty hit the topmost floor and saw the doors swing open, she realised her terrible mistake. A large, searing hot hole was cut out of the floor panel of the elevator platform. They weren’t headed up at all, and had no doubt disappeared into the Lounge’s tunnels.
 
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Back at Wayne Manor, Kate sat in the living room alone, a bag of ice to her throbbing head as she attempted to stave off subsequent shivers with the warmth of the crackling fireplace. But none of it was any comfort to her. No, her aching body wasn’t what was tormenting her. It never was.
Deftly, Betty swung in and sat beside her. “I’m sorry,” Kate’s cousin hung her in shame. “For letting them get away. For what happened to Maggie. I should have stopped it.”
“It could have been worse,” Kate spoke plainly, as if mimicking someone else’s words. “None of our people died, none of the police, and Maggie got away with two fucked up legs.”
“How fucked up?” Betty moved closer to Kate, who stared off into the fire. She laid a hand on her shoulder.
“She’s lucky she didn’t lose ‘em,” Kate replied. “That’s what Dr Elliot said. Might take months to heal, and it’s likely they never will fully.”
“But, she’ll walk again, right?”
“Maybe,” Kate shrugged, seeming far too emotionally distant. “But she’ll have a hard time finding an SO who’ll put her in active duty again. Still, she’ll get all the best treatment available. Hell, she’s already a half dozen surgeries in. Good job Tommy does friends rates.”
“You seem… oddly chipper,” Betty smiled softly. When she stopped to think about it, it horrified her. In one night, Detective Sawyer had gone from the height of her career to a hospital bed, knowing surely nothing would ever be the same, that all of her aspirations were dashed.
Kate nodded with unease, accidentally freeing a single flash of doubt. “I’m… staying strong. It’s what Bruce would do.”
“Kate, this isn’t the time to be doing what Bruce would do.”
“Oh, of course,” Kate scoffed suddenly. “Because I’m sure you’ll tell me that what happened was just a consequence of me wearing a mask, right?”
Betty paused, stunned. Carefully, she slid an inch further from Kate on the ornate couch. “No. Maggie was there cos she’s a cop doing her job. Her being there had nothing to do with you. She chose to put herself in harm’s way.”
Kate ignored her. “Do Dick or his girlfriend have any info on Penguin’s whereabouts?”
Betty stammered for a response. “I, uh…”
Kate rolled her eyes. “Relax, she’s not his girlfriend. She’s an ex.”
“No,” Betty shook her head. “Nothing to report.”
“So that’s you off then, huh?” Kate replied. “Back to work with the Blackhawks now that you’ve seen to your ‘family emergency’. Message written, delivered and received.”
“I can stay the night and leave by morning,” Betty answered, hurt. “Or I can stay as long as I’m needed. Or wanted.”
Time stood still for a breath, before Kate turned to look to her cousin. Kate was going through a whirlwind of emotions no doubt exacerbated by Betty’s comments earlier than day, but right now she was glad to have her cousin around. Bruce was dead, like Kate’s mother and sister, Helena was far too young to rely on, and Dick and Jason were… Bruce’s family, not hers. But Betty was like a sister to Kate, and her presence in Kate’s time of need was invaluable. She smiled.
“Hey,” Betty grinned. “Batgirl might be retired, but that doesn’t mean she can’t get up to a few tricks.”
 
 
Next: A few tricks in Batgirl #3
And then: An emergency response in Gotham Knights #14
 
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2020.04.19 18:06 TheHood2001 the most likely Earth-1/Earth-Prime Batman timeline.

since it's unknown how old the Bruce Wayne of Earth-1/Earth-Prime is, I'm going to make my version of that Batman's timeline, I'll be using some stuff from The Black Lion's (a YouTuber) Batman timeline video for this, now before I get into the timeline, I'd like to go over the date of births in Bruce's extended family just to make this make sense.
known date of births:
Bruce Wayne - February 19
Kate Kane - January 26 1990
Beth Kane - January 26 1990
Gabi Kane - 1965
Catherine Hamilton-Kane - 1974
Mary Hamilton - May 17 1995
most likely date of births:
Bruce Wayne - February 19 1975
Jacob Kane - 1961
Martha Wayne - 1955
Thomas Wayne - 1952
now for the actual timeline, I also believe this timeline is the exact same on both Earth-1 and Earth-Prime, now to the timeline.
February 19 1975 - Bruce Wayne is born
June 1983 - Thomas and Martha are shot down in front of little Bruce in Crime Alley
November 1988 - Dick Grayson is born
December 1988 - Barbara Gordon is born
April 1992 - Bruce Wayne leaves Gotham to train
July 1993 - Bruce Wayne joins the League Of Assassins
July 1993 to October 1995 - Bruce trains under the League Of Assassins and impresses the great Ra's Al Ghul, as well as his daughters Talia and Nyssa (Bruce also probably met Malcolm Merlyn during this time too), Talia also falls in love with Bruce too
October 1995 - Ra's Al Ghul fights Bruce to see if he is worthy of being his successor, Bruce defeats him, but spares him, Bruce is now allowed to leave the League, Talia leaves too, because Ra's wouldn't let her be the new Demon's Head, and also because after all that time in the League, Bruce wouldn't become the Demon's Head either, though Talia doesn't go with Bruce, she instead goes on her own
March 1996 - Bruce is back in Gotham and starts being a Vigilante, with the help of his butler Alfred Pennyworth and Wayne tower employee Lucius Fox
April 1996 - Bruce starts going by the name "Batman" and wears his Batsuit
October 1996 - Batman stops a gang at the Ace Chemicals building, with the help of Detective Jim Gordon and the police, although Batman failed to captured the gang's leader, a man only known as "The Red Hood", who accidentally fell into an acid pit after seeing Batman walking towards him
October 1996 to January 2003 - during this time, Batman makes many enemies, including The Joker (formerly known as the Red Hood), Bane, The Riddler, Killer Croc, Scarecrow, Clayface, Catwoman (who he'd have an on-again/off-again relationship with), Mister Freeze, The Penguin, and Posion Ivy
June 1997 - Jason Todd is born
January 26 2003 - Joker hijacked a school bus, crashed into the Kane family car, Batman saved the children on the bus, stopped the Joker, and saved Kate Kane, but failed to save Beth and Gabi
May 2003 - Bruce witnesses the death of the flying Graysons, with their son Dick being the only surviver, Bruce adopts Dick so he won't end up like Bruce
June 2003 - Dick finds the batcave underneath Wayne Manor, and Bruce lets Dick become his partner against crime, Dick becomes the hero known as "Robin"
December 2003 - Jim Gordon becomes the Commissioner of the GCPD at age 46
February 2004 - Barbara Gordon becomes the hero known as "Batgirl", wearing her own homemade batsuit
May 2004 - Batgirl meets Batman and Robin for the first time, Batman and Robin reveal their identities to Batgirl, with Batgirl revealing her identity to them too
November 2004 - Dick and Barbara start dating each other
June 2005 - Talia comes to Gotham to apprehend a rogue member of the League Of Assassins known only as "The Black Spider", she go to Batman for help, knowing full well that Bruce Wayne is Batman, because Batman's fighting style is exactly like Bruce's fighting style from during his training in the League, Batman helps her because he also fell in love with her during his time in the League, they find and defeat Black Spider, which ends with Talia killing him, much to Batman's disgust, later that day, before Talia leaves Gotham, she asks Bruce to stay with her just for that night, Bruce agrees because he loves her too much, but then Talia drugs Bruce, making him obey her will for that one day, they spend the night together, resulting in Bruce getting Talia pregnant with Damian, the next day, Talia leaves Gotham
March 2006 - Damian Al Ghul is born
August 2006 - Bruce meets Julia Pennyworth, the daughter of Alfred Pennyworth
July 2007 - Dick stops being Robin because he was tired of being treated like Batman's sidekick instead of his partner, so he quits and moves to Bludhaven
April 2008 - Joker meets Harleen Quinzel, turning her into Harley Quinn
November 2008 - Dick becomes Nightwing, the hero of Bludhaven
May 2009 - Joker cripples Barbara Gordon
November 2009 - Barbara Gordon becomes Oracle
July 2010 - Batman meets a young boy on the streets named Jason Todd, adopts him, and has him become the second Robin
March 2011 - Lucius Fox retires and his son Luke becomes the guy who makes all of Batman's gadgets
July 2012 - Harley Quinn is captured by Amanda Waller to be apart of her Task Force X project
April 2013 - Alfred Pennyworth dies at age 73
June 2014 - The Riddler discovers Batman's identity and starts working with Bane to make a plan on how to defeat Batman
July 2015 - Riddler and Bane attack Wayne Manor, Fighting Batman and Robin, after a long battle, Bane injects himself with a lot of his Venom, allowing him to defeat Batman, Riddler defeats Robin and with his cane (which is also a gun), shoots Robin in the head, killing him while Batman watches, Bane then picks Batman up, and slams his knee on his back, breaking him back, Bane throws Batman to the ground, Riddler then sets Wayne Manor on fire, then Luke Fox shows up after just coming from the Batcave, Bane and Riddler see Luke, smirks at him, and then just leave, because they want Batman to see everything he cares about gone before he dies, and Bane broke his back so there would be nothing he could do about it, to show that even the Batman can fall, Luke gets Batman out of Wayne Manor as it has finally burned down, Bruce, now nothing but a broken man, leaves Gotham to train harder than before, to fix his mind, to find his soul again, to train to fix what has been done, to what has been lost, to avenge Jason, to fix his back, then once he was ready, he would return to Gotham, stop Riddler and Bane, and save his city from the threats that were planning it destroy it, because as Bruce knew, even if you defeat him, break him, kill and hurt his allies and loved ones, you can never truly destroy the Batman.

so that's my version of the Earth-1/Earth-Prime Batman timeline, didn't even realize this took a while to type, but there you go, I doubt anything on here changed after Crisis, but who knows.
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2020.04.01 00:37 princesssusie (Discord) Star Wars, Star Trek, BBC, Marvel, DC && more!!!

Hiyo! I'm looking for some fun partners!
Rules :
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
Guidelines :
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
Ships :
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
- OC x OC *
- OC x Poe *
- OC x Hux
- OC x Kylo
- OC x Anakin
- Hux x Kylo
- Rey x Kylo
- Jyn x Cassian *
- Finn x Poe
- Padme x Anakin
📷 Star Trek*
- OC x OC
- OC x Jim
- OC x Bones
- OC x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
- OC x OC
- OC x Newt
- Remus X Sirius*
- Queenie X Jacob
📷 Marvel***
- OC x OC
- OC x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
- Hawkeye (Kate) x OC
- OC x Doctor Strange
- OC x Bucky Barnes
- OC x Charles Xavier
- OC x Hank McCoy
- Spider-Man x Deadpool
- OC x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
OC x Jason Todd
📷BBC
- OC x Sherlock Holmes
- OC x John Watson
- OC x Mycroft Holmes
- OC x 10th Doctor
- OC x 11th Doctor
- OC x OC Doctor
📷Others
- Roxas x Axel (KH)
- OC x Spencer (Criminal Minds)

Story Ideas :
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
-Modern Day AUs
-Non-Modern AUs
-Anything Cute Really
-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
-Matchmaker B.B.8 *
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
-Any story set within the Clone Wars
-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
-New Recruit*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
-Something set in the 20's*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
-Newly Graduated Wizards
-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love*
📷Marvel
-Mutants*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
Other :
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.03.21 02:15 princesssusie (Discord) Lots of Fandoms!

(Discord) Marvel, DC, BBC, Star Trek, Star Wars and moreeee
(Discord) Lots of fandoms!!!
(Discord) Star Wars, Star Trek, BBC, Marvel, DC && more!!!
Hiyo! I'm looking for some fun partners!
Update (8/1) - Really craving some Kylux or a Good Omens story!
Rules :
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
Guidelines :
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
Ships :
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
- OC x OC *
- OC x Poe *
- OC x Hux
- OC x Kylo
- OC x Anakin
- Hux x Kylo
- Rey x Kylo
- Jyn x Cassian *
- Finn x Poe
- Padme x Anakin
📷 Star Trek*
- OC x OC
- OC x Jim
- OC x Bones
- OC x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
- OC x OC
- OC x Newt
- Remus X Sirius*
- Queenie X Jacob
📷 Marvel***
- OC x OC
- OC x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
- Hawkeye (Kate) x OC
- OC x Doctor Strange
- OC x Bucky Barnes
- OC x Charles Xavier
- OC x Hank McCoy
- Spider-Man x Deadpool
- OC x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
OC x Jason Todd
📷BBC
- OC x Sherlock Holmes
- OC x John Watson
- OC x Mycroft Holmes
- OC x 10th Doctor
- OC x 11th Doctor
- OC x OC Doctor
📷Others
- Roxas x Axel (KH)
- OC x Spencer (Criminal Minds)

Story Ideas :
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
-Modern Day AUs
-Non-Modern AUs
-Anything Cute Really
-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
-Matchmaker B.B.8 *
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
-Any story set within the Clone Wars
-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
-New Recruit*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
-Something set in the 20's*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
-Newly Graduated Wizards
-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love*
📷Marvel
-Mutants*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
Other :
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.03.15 00:14 princesssusie (Discord) Marvel, DC, BBC, Star Trek, Star Wars and moreeee

(Discord) Lots of fandoms!!!
(Discord) Star Wars, Star Trek, BBC, Marvel, DC && more!!!
Hiyo! I'm looking for some fun partners!
Update (8/1) - Really craving some Kylux or a Good Omens story!
Rules :
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
Guidelines :
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
Ships :
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
- OC x OC *
- OC x Poe *
- OC x Hux
- OC x Kylo
- OC x Anakin
- Hux x Kylo
- Rey x Kylo
- Jyn x Cassian *
- Finn x Poe
- Padme x Anakin
📷 Star Trek*
- OC x OC
- OC x Jim
- OC x Bones
- OC x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
- OC x OC
- OC x Newt
- Remus X Sirius*
- Queenie X Jacob
📷 Marvel***
- OC x OC
- OC x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
- Hawkeye (Kate) x OC
- OC x Doctor Strange
- OC x Bucky Barnes
- OC x Charles Xavier
- OC x Hank McCoy
- Spider-Man x Deadpool
- OC x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
OC x Jason Todd
📷BBC
- OC x Sherlock Holmes
- OC x John Watson
- OC x Mycroft Holmes
- OC x 10th Doctor
- OC x 11th Doctor
- OC x OC Doctor
📷Others
- Roxas x Axel (KH)
- OC x Spencer (Criminal Minds)

Story Ideas :
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
-Modern Day AUs
-Non-Modern AUs
-Anything Cute Really
-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
-Matchmaker B.B.8 *
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
-Any story set within the Clone Wars
-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
-New Recruit*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
-Something set in the 20's*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
-Newly Graduated Wizards
-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love*
📷Marvel
-Mutants*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
Other :
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.03.12 20:08 princesssusie (Discord) Lots of fandoms!!!

(Discord) Star Wars, Star Trek, BBC, Marvel, DC && more!!!
Hiyo! I'm looking for some fun partners!
Update (8/1) - Really craving some Kylux or a Good Omens story!
Rules :
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
Guidelines :
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
Ships :
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
- OC x OC *
- OC x Poe *
- OC x Hux
- OC x Kylo
- OC x Anakin
- Hux x Kylo
- Rey x Kylo
- Jyn x Cassian *
- Finn x Poe
- Padme x Anakin
📷 Star Trek*
- OC x OC
- OC x Jim
- OC x Bones
- OC x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
- OC x OC
- OC x Newt
- Remus X Sirius*
- Queenie X Jacob
📷 Marvel***
- OC x OC
- OC x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
- Hawkeye (Kate) x OC
- OC x Doctor Strange
- OC x Bucky Barnes
- OC x Charles Xavier
- OC x Hank McCoy
- Spider-Man x Deadpool
- OC x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
OC x Jason Todd
📷BBC
- OC x Sherlock Holmes
- OC x John Watson
- OC x Mycroft Holmes
- OC x 10th Doctor
- OC x 11th Doctor
- OC x OC Doctor
📷Others
- Roxas x Axel (KH)
- OC x Spencer (Criminal Minds)

Story Ideas :
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
-Modern Day AUs
-Non-Modern AUs
-Anything Cute Really
-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
-Matchmaker B.B.8 *
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
-Any story set within the Clone Wars
-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
-New Recruit*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
-Something set in the 20's*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
-Newly Graduated Wizards
-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love*
📷Marvel
-Mutants*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
Other :
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2020.01.31 21:08 flightlesslark Registry List

I recently wrote up a list of recommended registry items for a friend and went a little overboard...thought I'd share the love with you all as well!

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2020.01.12 23:06 DarthMillicent Looking for Fluffy Fandom Stuff!

Hiyo! It’s me on my new rp only acct!!! WHAT UP?

**Rules :**

📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!

📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.

📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.

📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...

📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.

**Guidelines :**

📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.

📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.

📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.

📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.

📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.

📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.

📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.


**Ships :**

(My characters will be italicized.)

(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)

📷 Star Wars

\- *OC* x OC \*

\- *OC* x Poe \*

\- *OC* x Hux

\- *OC* x Kylo

\- *OC* x Anakin

\- *Hux* x Kylo

\- *Rey* x Kylo

\- *Jyn* x Cassian \*

\- *Finn* x Poe

\- *Padme* x Anakin

📷 Star Trek\*

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Jim

\- *OC* x Bones

\- *OC* x Scotty

📷 Harry Potter

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Newt

\- Remus X *Sirius*\*

\- *Queenie* X Jacob

📷 Marvel\*\*\*

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)

\- *Hawkeye (Kate)* x OC

\- *OC* x Doctor Strange

\- *OC* x Bucky Barnes

\- *OC* x Charles Xavier

\- *OC* x Hank McCoy

\- *Spider-Man* x Deadpool

\- *OC* x Daredevil (Comics)

📷 DC

Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.

*OC* x Jason Todd

📷BBC

\- *OC* x Sherlock Holmes

\- *OC* x John Watson

\- *OC* x Mycroft Holmes

\- *OC* x 10th Doctor

\- *OC* x 11th Doctor

\- *OC* x OC Doctor

📷Others

\- *Roxas* x Axel (KH)

\- *OC* x Spencer (Criminal Minds)



**Story Ideas :**

(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)

📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into

\-Modern Day AUs

\-Non-Modern AUs

\-Anything Cute Really

\-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event

📷 Star Wars

\-Matchmaker B.B.8 \*

A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.

(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)

\-Resistance Ben

What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?

\-Any story set within the Clone Wars

\-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn

📷 Star Trek

\-New Recruit\*

(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.

\-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay

\-Something revolving around Shore Leave.

📷Harry Potter

\-Something set in the 20's\*

(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)

\-Newly Graduated Wizards

\-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love\*

📷Marvel

\-Mutants\*

Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.

📷DC

\-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.

📷Other Various Stories

\-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.

**Other :**

📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.

📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)

📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.

Some Stories I Would Love

📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's

📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.

📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2019.11.24 00:23 DarthMillicent (DISCORD) I'm Lonely ??


Hiyo! It’s me on my new rp only acct!!! WHAT UP?

**Rules :**

📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!

📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.

📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.

📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...

📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.

**Guidelines :**

📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.

📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.

📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.

📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.

📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.

📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.

📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.


**Ships :**

(My characters will be italicized.)

(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)

📷 Star Wars

\- *OC* x OC \*

\- *OC* x Poe \*

\- *OC* x Hux

\- *OC* x Kylo

\- *OC* x Anakin

\- *Hux* x Kylo

\- *Rey* x Kylo

\- *Jyn* x Cassian \*

\- *Finn* x Poe

\- *Padme* x Anakin

📷 Star Trek\*

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Jim

\- *OC* x Bones

\- *OC* x Scotty

📷 Harry Potter

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Newt

\- Remus X *Sirius*\*

\- *Queenie* X Jacob

📷 Marvel\*\*\*

\- *OC* x OC

\- *OC* x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)

\- *Hawkeye (Kate)* x OC

\- *OC* x Doctor Strange

\- *OC* x Bucky Barnes

\- *OC* x Charles Xavier

\- *OC* x Hank McCoy

\- *Spider-Man* x Deadpool

\- *OC* x Daredevil (Comics)

📷 DC

Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.

*OC* x Jason Todd

📷BBC

\- *OC* x Sherlock Holmes

\- *OC* x John Watson

\- *OC* x Mycroft Holmes

\- *OC* x 10th Doctor

\- *OC* x 11th Doctor

\- *OC* x OC Doctor

📷Others

\- *Roxas* x Axel (KH)

\- *OC* x Spencer (Criminal Minds)



**Story Ideas :**

(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)

📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into

\-Modern Day AUs

\-Non-Modern AUs

\-Anything Cute Really

\-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event

📷 Star Wars

\-Matchmaker B.B.8 \*

A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.

(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)

\-Resistance Ben

What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?

\-Any story set within the Clone Wars

\-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn

📷 Star Trek

\-New Recruit\*

(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.

\-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay

\-Something revolving around Shore Leave.

📷Harry Potter

\-Something set in the 20's\*

(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)

\-Newly Graduated Wizards

\-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love\*

📷Marvel

\-Mutants\*

Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.

📷DC

\-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.

📷Other Various Stories

\-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.

**Other :**

📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.

📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)

📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.

Some Stories I Would Love

📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's

📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.

📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2019.11.23 00:42 AdamantAce Gotham Knights #7 - Hero Worship

DC Next presents:

GOTHAM KNIGHTS

In The New Frontier
Issue Seven: Hero Worship
Written by AdamantAce & PatrollinTheMojave
Edited by MadUncleSheogorath
 
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There was a light drizzle over the assembly as murky clouds hung over Gotham’s outer limits, the sun barely penetrating the thick vapour. Down on the ground, a hundred journalists pushed and shoved their way through the crowds, eager to get the best angle of the oncoming conference. But their busy racket ceased almost instantly as the doors to Wayne Manor swung open.
The butler Alfred Beagle emerged first, pointing to several locations along the front stretch of land and ushering several Monarch Security agents to take their marks, stationed to keep the paparazzi and any other interlopers from getting rowdy or dangerous.
Then the cameras began to snap and crackle like latent thunder, a sea of blinding flashes erupting as the family made their way out of the mansion. The so-called Waynes, even if only one of them carried the name every Gothamite saw plastered on their monolithic tower.
Dick Grayson was the eldest of Bruce Wayne’s children, the first adopted after the untimely deaths of his parents - the miraculous Flying Graysons. Nowadays, he was a GCPD detective, which was a major talking point considering the current scandal. Beside him walked Jason Todd, Bruce’s other adoptive son whom the billionaire had rescued from the streets.
Then out stepped Helena Wayne. She was Bruce’s only biological child and, for a long time, the darling princess of Gotham, adored by all despite her clear ire. She was sixteen years old and already mature beyond her years, beginning work experience in her father’s company.
Last out was Kate Kane, who rushed to keep up with Helena, doing her best to shield her from the worst of the paparazzi. The shuttering of cameras intensified as she made her appearance. She was Bruce Wayne’s maternal cousin, and the heir to the Kane Family fortune built on large stretches of land consuming most of Gotham’s sister city Blüdhaven. Like Helena, Kate was more than adored in her youth, and became a renowned socialite as she entered adolescence. Then, Kate broke all expectations when she followed in her father Jacob’s footsteps and enlisted in the military. She had garnered a steady reputation of being unpredictable, but fiercely driven, with a keen mind for business. Disregarding her more rebellious tendencies, Kate Kane was everything the media could want young Helena to be in another twenty years.
One-by-one, the Waynes took their places by the established podium at the foot of the manor’s steps. Jason’s face was flushed with nerves, while Dick’s eyes scanned the faces of each and every person in the onlooking assembly, perhaps looking for any he’d recognise. He confirmed several hefty news cameras held overhead. It was unsurprising that this would be televised.
Then, when they were finally ready, Kate approached the podium.
“Good morning, citizens of Gotham. I’m sorry that we couldn’t meet in better weather conditions, but we can assure you that we know you’ve waited long enough.”
Cameras continued to burst while one Monarch agent broke up a tussle for space towards the front of the crowd, moving back slightly to loosen the perimeter and give them both space.
“We’re here today to address the allegations raised against my cousin... Bruce Wayne.”
She took a deep and unsteady breath as his name left her lips. She swallowed, and felt the warmth of Grayson’s hand on her shoulder. She sniffled and continued.
“We appreciate the severity of these claims, and we first and foremost want to make it clear that we hold no resentment towards any of the brave souls that have come forward. That being said, we have to confirm that each of the claims made were false.”
The crowd erupted into jeers and questions, cutting into Kate’s pained address. But as Monarch commander Ted Carson barked like a dog, order was restored.
“We have no photographs or forensic evidence to dispute these claims,” Kate continued, “But we do have something that will exonerate Bruce beyond a shadow of a doubt. Something we’ve been scared to share. An alibi.”
Kate half expected another outburst, but none came. No matter, she thought. That’d come soon enough.
“For the last year, we have been maintaining that Bruce Wayne was on a globe-trotting sabbatical to recharge and grieve the tragic losses in the Wayne Enterprises family after last year’s incident in Coast City. A retreat spanning the period of each of these allegations supposedly took place,” Kate explained. “We did this to protect Wayne Enterprises, which is so integral to the economy of this city. For longer than a year now, we have been receiving sustained and ever-worsening attacks on the integrity of the company, meant to devalue Wayne’s worth in preparation for a buyout. To buy Gotham City along with it. That’s why we concealed what we learned in hopes of sparing Wayne Enterprises and sparing Gotham City the final nail in the coffin.”
Helena took Kate’s hand. While Helena kept dry under the umbrella she clutched in her other hand, the rain saturated Kate’s short auburn hair, trickling down her face and caking her skin.
Kate spoke. “Bruce Wayne couldn’t have committed these crimes because over a year ago, Bruce Wayne perished in Coast City.”
The crowd erupted into outraged cries and calls. A cacophony of hurried, improvised questions. "Why was Bruce Wayne in Coast City?" "Was the Wayne board aware of this?" "So you admit to committing fraud?"
"So then, who's been running Wayne Enterprises this whole time?" spoke up Vicki Vale. She was always a steadfast and vigilant reporter, but one of the ones with a soul.
"I have," Kate lied. "I returned from my own travels and ventures in Blüdhaven after the Coast City incident, and began assisting COO Lucius Fox with operations, who will hence force begin operating as CEO."
The crowd hung off of her every word, looking for anything to exalt or demonise.
"Finally, to make some light of this dreadful news, and in hopes of giving back to the city of Gotham, we are happy to announce that next month we will be holding the Wayne Memorial Technologies Fair, welcoming exhibitors across the nation to collaborate and exhibit cutting edge advancements, with all proceeds going directly back to the city."
 
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Detective Maggie Sawyer deftly navigated the twisting road up to Wayne Manor. It had been days since Grayson and his family had made their statement on the Bruce Wayne scandal, and yet the paparazzi still camped out on the family’s grounds. And though Maggie approached in her civilian vehicle, it only took two looks from the journalists before cameras snapped away at the police detective paying the controversial billionaire family a visit, even if she was only visiting a friend.
After some pushback, the crowd gave way and Maggie made her way through the gates. And seconds after she’d pulled up she was already charging to the door.
She rapped twice, and a minute later the door swung open, revealing the teenager Jason Todd with an uneasy smile. “Detective?” he asked.
“I’m here to see Grayson,” Maggie replied. She was, after all, his police partner. “Dick. I’m here to talk to Dick.”
Through the crack in the door, Maggie watched Jason glance over his shoulder before quickly letting her in, the photojournalists behind her snapping as she moved inside.
“Did you get an update on Kord Enterprises?” Maggie overheard Dick ask from another room.
She waited in the foyer, looking around the gargantuan, lavish home, Maggie watched as Dick appeared from the living room, speaking to another of the Wayne clan, one Maggie knew all too well.
“Just got off the phone with Kord himself. He is… far too excited,” replied Kate Kane. “Took me far too long to talk him out of having his robot-boy do a skywriting flyover.” She had been away in Blüdhaven and further for quite some time, And where she and Maggie had left things off was… complicated.
“Sawyer,” exclaimed Dick, surprised to see his partner.
Sawyer,” Kate repeated, more taken aback.
“Hey,” Maggie loosened her scarf and readjusted her tan coat. She kissed her teeth, “Grayson, I… need to talk to you.”
“Can it wait?” Kate interjected, “”We’re in the middle of planning an exhibition right now, and you can imagine it’s a lot of work.”
Dick took a step forward, putting Kate behind him. “I have time,” he said to Maggie, “You wouldn’t have come to the house if it wasn’t important. I thought Jim would be better than to send my own partner to investigate me.”
“Oh, no, it’s not that,” Maggie rubbed the bridge of her nose. “It’s… I need your help. Can we talk in private?”
They could. So Dick ushered her into the kitchen, where he promptly began getting tools together to brew some coffee. “What’s up?”
“Haven’t you been watching the news?” Maggie replied nervously.
Dick scoffed. “Seriously? We’ve been watching the news these last few weeks more than we have the rest of the year combined!”
Maggie nodded, realising her mistake. “Well, in between coverage of your family’s response to… recent goings-on, a new story’s broken. About my father.”
“The old Commissioner?” Dick asked.
“No, the other one,” Maggie shook her head sarcastically. Oscar Sawyer was a former GCPD Commissioner, long before Gordon’s tenure. He was a legend among the PD, only retiring when his health began to get in the way of his service, but now all of that was being questioned.
“A rumour’s leaked. They reckon my dad was dirty. That he took bribes from the Falcones at the height of the Falcone-Maroni gang war back in the day.”
“From what I hear from Jim, most officers were at least a little bit corrupt back in those days,” Dick replied, reaching for the sugar.
“Right,” Maggie nodded. “But not my dad.”
Dick stopped. He could see how serious this was.
“They have photos,” Maggie continued, “From ‘89, from an anonymous source, of Dad and Carmine Falcone, apparently thick as thieves. But it’s not true. Dad detested Falcone more than anyone else in the city.”
“Have you spoken to him about this?” Dick inquired.
“Dad… isn’t exactly very vocal anymore, since he had a stroke. He still gets his news from the papers, and it’s for the best he doesn’t see this.”
“So what are you proposing?”
“He was set up!” Maggie exclaimed. “Just like Bruce was. I mean, it makes sense! Target the families of the GCPD’s detectives, destabilise trust for the police across the city.”
“So it’s a conspiracy?”
“Why not?” Maggie replied. “My dad helped put away some of Gotham’s worst, at least before the Joker and his cult of crazy showed up. If Dad goes down, the prisons and the asylum get completely shaken up. And the timing. This, right after the allegations against Bruce?”
“They aren’t connected,” Dick replied with utmost confidence.
Maggie blinked. “How can you be so sure?”
“Because I know who created this storm around Bruce’s name, even if I can’t prove it, and he isn’t the type to go after cops.”
“Well, it doesn’t matter,” Maggie shook her head. “I need your help to prove he’s innocent.”
“What can I do?”
“I need to speak to Falcone.”
“Carmine Falcone’s dead and buried twice over. After the Holiday murders all those years ago, all that’s left is Mario Falcone.”
“And he can give me answers.”
“He would have only been a kid back then. And he’s… a real estate tycoon, not a mobster,” Dick insisted. “Ever since his family went down, he’s been doing nothing but working to rehabilitate the Falcone name.”
“Yeah, well I think the apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree,” Maggie shrugged fiercely. “If Dad was corrupt, Mario Falcone will know. And I need you to go with me to talk to him.”
“Why do you need me?” Dick replied, “Besides, as of this morning I’m formally suspended. Until this scandal stuff blows over.”
Maggie sighed. She didn’t like keeping anything but a purely professional face in front of Grayson. “I need someone to keep me in check. I’m emotionally compromised, I know, but I have to show everyone that my father’s still a hero, not what they’re making him out to be.”
Dick took a deep breath. “I…. I’m sorry. I can’t get involved.”
Yet, around the corner of the nearest doorway, Helena Wayne was listening intently.
 
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In the dead of night, Maggie paced on the city street. She’d left her car a block over, not wanting it get tied into what she was about to do. She snaked her way through the alleys to the back of the skyscraping office tower. There, she ascended up the fire escape before hopping to a lower roof. She came to a fire door. It wouldn’t budge but it had a lock, one she could pick. She reached into her satchel but before she could get to work she heard the familiar sound of reinforced fabric cutting through the wind.
Sawyer turned and looked upon the slowly rising shadow of the vigilante who had landed behind her. She worried for a second that the caped crusader would be the brutal, police-terrorising Batwoman, as she reached for her handgun, but a second’s search confirmed it to be the purple-masked Huntress.
“Detective Sawyer. What are you doing here?” the vigilante asked in a voice warped by a voice modulator.
Maggie flicked through a list of hastily prepared dialogue options in her mind as if they were trading cards, but none seemed appropriate.
The Huntress continued without her. “This is the Falcone Properties building,” she stated.
“Right,” Maggie nodded. “I’m investigating Mario Falcone.”
“His rents too good to be true?” Huntress sneered.
“Something like that.” As Maggie inspected the looming figure of the Huntress, it quickly became very apparent that the rumours about her were true. She was barely into her teens. Another Robin situation.
“Have you tried just talking to him?” Huntress asked, “Maybe schedule a meeting?”
“I did,” Maggie continued, “And he’s too heavily guarded. He’s hiding something, I can tell.”
Huntress paused, catching her breath. This was it, Maggie thought, she’d been caught by one of the Bat Bunch. But, to her surprise, the Huntress suggested something else entirely. “You shouldn’t go in without backup.”
 
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Together, the two women crept along the hallways of the Falcone Properties offices. Sawyer had prepared a flashlight to navigate the darkened halls, but her vigilante companion had instead suggested they stayed lights-out, and took to leading the detective through the darkness using the night-vision goggles the Huntress attached to the front of her purple headpiece.
All seemed good, as they approached Mario’s personal office, until a man in white passed the open end of the corridor ahead. Monarch Security.
“I thought you said this place was empty when you dropped,” the Huntress hissed.
“It was, in the day time,” Maggie replied under her breath. “I guess Mario saves money only hiring for the night shift.”
The vigilante rolled her eyes. “Just stick close.” She pushed forward.
“Wait!” Maggie called out as quiet but as pointed as she could. “If this place is crawling with Monarch… I can’t be caught here.”
The vigilante turned back. “You won’t be if you stick with me.”
The pair crept to the corner and glanced along the following perpendicular hallway which carried on to Falcone’s office. There it was, with a stalwart guard blocking the door.
But then the Huntress grabbed Maggie, tearing her from her feet by her scruff and yanking her into an open side door, narrowly avoiding detection of a second watcher. From there, Maggie got a fearfully good look at the large gun the clueless security guard lugged at his waist. In that moment, she knew her vigilante companion was nuts, and began to worry that she herself was too.
But he passed without worry. The Huntress gestured to Maggie to keep put as she peered around the corner and back to the guard at the office door. Unflinching, she reached into a compartment in her violet utility belt and drew a handful of ball bearings. Maggie caught the vigilante biting her lip as her eyes danced back and forth, presumably plotting the perfect trajectory. Then she flung her hand out high, letting a single metal sphere fly. The ball bearing cut the distance across the remainder of the corridor and hit the wall, ricocheting before rolling along to the guard's left. Then a split second later, she tossed three more bearings back the way they came.
And, predictably enough, the guard glanced to his left at the unknown clatter, before rapidly darting forward to the heavier, rhythmic fall of metal. But the guard didn't have the benefit of knowing the source of the trickling, and so took off down the corridor. Towards Maggie and the Huntress. And as Maggie nervously wrapped her hand around her holstered sidearm and began to raise it, the vigilante pushed it down.
The guard continued to move down to investigate, and then, as he was mere feet away from their cubby hole, the Huntress leapt out, closing the gap in an instant with silent footfalls. She left the ground quicker than he could ever hope to raise his weapon, hooking her arm around his neck. She then swung her weight to fling herself around behind him, where she tugged hard, plummeting him to the ground and muffling the sound of the impact with her own body. There, it only took seconds to choke him unconscious.
Then when the guard when limp and the vigilante pulled herself back to her feet, Maggie pushed out of her hiding place and approached. As enthralling it was to watch a Bat at work, there was something uniquely terrifying about witnessing a child dismantling a veteran of the SAS in mere moments.
"We have to hurry," the Huntress hissed, pushing into the office. "We don't have long ‘til he wakes. Ten minutes tops. Or five minutes ‘til the other guard loops back around."
Maggie stepped over the passed out guard and hurried after her. "Are you crazy!? I know choke holds. He'll be up in less than a minute," she called out.
"Maybe the way you do it," the vigilante snarked before beginning to rifle through the businessman's filing cabinets. "Now what are we looking for?"
Maggie pulled the office door shut behind her. "Any and everything on Oscar Sawyer." She moved over to Mario's desk and began to search.
"Right." The Huntress nodded. But before the pair could so much as clear through a single stack of paper each, an ear-piercing alarm blared on the other side of the door. As a crimson glow lit up the frosted window of Falcone’s office door, the Huntress realised she’d made a terrible mistake.
“I thought you said we had time!?” Maggie cursed.
“He had a heartbeat monitor,” Huntress replied, “Knocking him out tripped it.”
Maggie slammed the desk drawer shut, putting aside the loose papers she held in her hands. “We have to go.”
“No!” Huntress exclaimed, “We can do it.”
“We have minutes until God-knows-how-many Monarch guys are on us.”
Huntress cried out “We have to prove your dad’s innocence!”
Beat.
“Get down!” the vigilante called. Maggie disappeared down behind the wooden desk and the Huntress tossed forward two pellets. With a burst, a white fog eclipsed the office seconds before the door blew off its hinges and five guards stormed in.
In the cover of the smoke, the Huntress danced to deliver an expeditious beat down on each of the guards, disarming two with her grappling hook and wrestling with the third for their firearm. With the press of a button on her gauntlet, she jammed the firing mechanism of the fourth electronic weapon, employing a gadget of her own design, but failed to stop the fifth.
As the bullet grazed her arm, the Huntress cried out. It was like being stabbed and tased at the same time, the bullet surging its charge through her. But she braced through the pain, kicking two more guards to the ground.
She had to protect Sawyer, but before she could make her way over the desk the detective hid behind, she watched as Maggie got brave, darting to the open door through the smog. But Maggie Sawyer wasn’t as lucky as she’d hoped. Spotting the second intruder, the nearest guard disengaged from the Huntress and yanked Maggie out of motion, throttling her. She was caught.
And as the Huntress heaved, as her wound poured blood, and in the frenzied panic of the moment, she knew she had failed to keep Maggie safe. Maggie was caught, but that didn’t mean she had to be.
So a window broke open, littering glass onto the street below, and the Huntress sailed away like a bat out of hell.
 
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Helena held a small tablet while sitting perched on a stone gargoyle overlooking the Gotham City Police Department. Heavy rain pounded the city. It wasn’t her ideal night out, but her own guilt compelled her there. If she had just been faster or smarter while searching for evidence at Mario Falcone’s office, they might’ve found something. Instead, it looked like Maggie was going to face trespassing charges and who knows what else. That’s why she waited in the pouring rain monitoring GCPD communications and waiting for Mario to press charges. She felt useless, not able to do anything except wait, but the Huntress worried more would only make things worse for Maggie.
An alert appeared on her tablet. Security footage showed Commissioner Jim Gordon making his way to Maggie’s office with a lit cigar in his mouth. The Huntress’ head hung low. Was this it? She wasn’t good enough and now Maggie was about to be fired and go to jail all because of her mistake. Helena enhanced the security feed in Maggie’s office.
Jim rapped his fist on the door. “Detective Sawyer?”
Maggie’s voice answered from behind it, “Come in.”
Jim stepped inside, glancing at a row of filing cabinets on his left before turning his attention to Maggie Sawyer. She sat at her desk with a box of personal items at her side.
“I spoke to Mario Falcone.”
“Yeah, I was just getting my stuff together today. Who’s gonna get the office? Cohen?”
“Cohen? He couldn’t detect water if you dropped him in Gotham harbor. Besides, then we’d need some other place to put you.” Jim took a drag on his cigar as Maggie leaned forward on her desk. “I convinced Mario not to press charges. And you’re not fired.”
Maggie reeled backwards in disbelief. “Sir I-? Why isn’t he pressing charges?”
“I went to bat for you, Sawyer. You’re a good detective and I managed to convince Mario of that.”
“That’s all it took?”
“Well,” Jim shrugged. “That, and I promised I’d pick up the first round next time we went out bowling.”
Maggie wasn’t buying it, instead keeping silent with her eyes fixed on Jim.
“I told him about what you’re going through with your father. He seemed to empathize.”
Maggie let out a sigh of relief, “Jim, you don’t know how grateful I am for this.”
Jim shook his head. “Don’t thank me yet. You’re suspended for two weeks. Go see your father. Take some time to yourself, relax.”
“Yes, sir.”
“In the future, I know sometimes it’ll seem like you’re the only one who knows how to do the right thing, but don’t be an island. You can get wrapped up in your head on some crusade and it doesn’t end well.”
“I understand sir. Thank you.”
“You’re welcome.” Jim turned to leave, stopping in the doorframe. “And Sawyer?”
“Yes, sir?”
“Don’t tell Cohen I said that.”
Helena let out a sigh of relief as she disconnected the feed. Maggie got to keep her job. Helena had a hard time picturing Jim Gordon bowling with Mario Falcone, but fortunately, that was the greatest of her concerns. Finally able to relax on the topic of Maggie, Helena put away her tablet and took out a grappling hook, preparing to return to Wayne Manor. What Gordon said remained in her mind. She wondered how much her own crusade against the criminals of Gotham affected her. She had let her emotions get the better of her and drag her into situations she was far too under-prepared for. That had to change. Helena told herself that next time a situation like Maggie’s came up, she’d have to consider Jim’s words.
 
 
Next: Ted Kord comes to Gotham in Gotham Knights #8
 
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2019.11.03 03:21 DarthMillicent (Discord) lots of fandoms okay?!

Hiyo! It’s me on my new rp only acct!!! WHAT UP?
Rules :
📷 Partners must be 18+, I'm 21 so no minors! Sorry!
📷 Must be able to reply at least a few times each week. I don't need you to tell me your schedule or when you're going somewhere, but just need you to be able to commit to the movement of the story.
📷 Must be literate! I don't need every reply to have multiple paragraphs (not that I don't love it) but I do expect correct grammar and at least a few sentences.
📷 Must be nice! We don't have to be friends, but I am chatty soo...
📷If we are going to be doing a Fandom story, please be upfront in telling me how complete your knowledge is of the subject. I like to be sort of detail oriented.
Guidelines :
📷 Off the bat, I don't play straight guys in romantic situations. The only time I will play a straight guy is if the character is fully needed, or romance isn't involved. Every time I try to play one, they turn into a jerk.
📷 Playing more than one character is fine. I will also double up if you want me to play a certain character, as long as I think I can play them.
📷 I love romance. I just do, I'm sappy like that. This being said, I don't like stories where they just automatically are in love. This has a few exceptions, but most likely won't happen unless the story idea is really good.
📷 I'm also interested in like family style stories, as far as non-romance goes.
📷 I like to add real life themes into my stories. This is one, because I like drama, and two, because perfect stories in perfect worlds are no fun.
📷 My only triggers are only triggers when portrayed incorrectly. These are mental health issues, invisible diseases, and suicide. I will call you out on these things and stop the story if they are misrepresented. This is because incorrect portrayal of these things is something I have to deal with on a daily basis. I call people out in real life too. Constantly.
📷 Speaking of the above point, I do get sick quite often. This is just more of a heads up.
Ships :
(My characters will be italicized.)
(Asterix by stories I'm craving.)
📷 Star Wars
- OC x OC *
- OC x Poe *
- OC x Hux
- OC x Kylo
- OC x Anakin
- Hux x Kylo
- Rey x Kylo
- Jyn x Cassian *
- Finn x Poe
- Padme x Anakin
📷 Star Trek*
- OC x OC
- OC x Jim
- OC x Bones
- OC x Scotty
📷 Harry Potter
- OC x OC
- OC x Newt
- Remus X Sirius*
- Queenie X Jacob
📷 Marvel***
- OC x OC
- OC x Hawkeye (Clint or Kate)
- Hawkeye (Kate) x OC
- OC x Doctor Strange
- OC x Bucky Barnes
- OC x Charles Xavier
- OC x Hank McCoy
- Spider-Man x Deadpool
- OC x Daredevil (Comics)
📷 DC
Mostly just looking for BatFam stories.
OC x Jason Todd
📷BBC
- OC x Sherlock Holmes
- OC x John Watson
- OC x Mycroft Holmes
- OC x 10th Doctor
- OC x 11th Doctor
- OC x OC Doctor
📷Others
- Roxas x Axel (KH)
- OC x Spencer (Criminal Minds)

Story Ideas :
(None of my ideas are too formed, to allow us to make it our own.)
📷General Ideas That I'm Always Into
-Modern Day AUs
-Non-Modern AUs
-Anything Cute Really
-Canon-Divergent Stories that have basis in a Canon event
📷 Star Wars
-Matchmaker B.B.8 *
A story where our good pal beebee-ate accidentally acts as a matchmaker. Beebee needs a tune up so Poe leaves him in the care of a new technician on the base while he goes off on a mission. What he didn’t expect was that Beebee would grow quite fond of the new technician.
(Or something like this with Milicent and Hux??)
-Resistance Ben
What if Ben Solo never trained under Luke and instead stayed with Han and Leia? What if he joined the resistance and instead helped to capture General Hux?
-Any story set within the Clone Wars
-Any story where Anakin doesn't turn
📷 Star Trek
-New Recruit*
(For any story involving an OC and Canon relationship) A story where a new recruit gets assigned to the Enterprise. A chance in counter with an upper Officer turns to love.
-Something revolving someone getting stuck in the Sick Bay
-Something revolving around Shore Leave.
📷Harry Potter
-Something set in the 20's*
(This could involve Fantastic Beasts Characters or not)
-Newly Graduated Wizards
-A wizard and a Muggle falling in love*
📷Marvel
-Mutants*
Honestly I am just craving something X-Men related. I think this is a great opportunity to use OCs.
📷DC
-I don't have anything too specific here. I just would love to do something with the BatFam and all the Robins.
📷Other Various Stories
-I'm also looking for stories for Criminal Minds and Sherlock, though I don't have anything set in mind.
Other :
📷I love to build stories with my partner. I am very open to suggestions, and love when we come up with everything together.
📷 Slow Build Romance. I love to build a relationship and watch it go through things, especially when there’s drama!! (I love cheesy things like k-drama and fluffy fan fiction oops)
📷 I like both fantasy and modern settings, as well as historical things when the story is right.
Some Stories I Would Love
📷 Something set in the 30's, 60's, 80's or 90's
📷 Something where I got to play a medically complex character. I have a lot of medical knowledge and love medical things, so I always love playing this type of character.
📷 Something where they are meeting again. This could be due to time, distance, memory loss, a whole bunch of things!
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2019.10.31 11:55 ScottyJam From bald hair to brittle stars like Kim Kardashian and Khloe Ferry, the painful truths about hair extensions are revealed

From bald hair to brittle stars like Kim Kardashian and Khloe Ferry, the painful truths about hair extensions are revealed

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You can add the length or thickness of your locks, but the damaging result can be shocking. This week, Chloe Ferry showed extremely fragile, damaged hair, which seems to be the result of years of using cheap hair extensions. About a third of women in the UK use hair extensions to strengthen their curls, but experts warn that the risk of hair loss, hair loss and even trailing alopecia can be. Shocking photos show how all of George Shore's actors Sophie Kasai and Vicky Pattison experience hair loss and spotting of the scalp. Dr Nestor Demosthenes, who heads the Edinburgh Hair Clinic, said on the internet that a large number of women could be affected. He said, "With the high demand and desire for longer hair and an impressive mainstream, the market has been flooded with hair extensions of different quality." Fixation methods (ligaments, loops, adhesives, etc.) play a significant role in the leading cause of traction alopecia. " caused by constant attraction to the hair, so destruction and damage are eventually caused at the root (bladder). "Clinically, we see baldness in the most affected areas." There is a vicious circle of women looking for hair extensions to hide balding hairs. "Not only reality TV stars are affected. Supermodel Naomi Campbell also voiced her voice. hair because of extensions and said, "Now I'm more worried about my hair because I lost everything with extensions," while numerous stars like Britney Spears also portrayed injuries. British women buy about 43 million annually pounds buy British women buy every day. Even the royal family should keep up with this trend.

In the Netflix documentary 2013, LibertyLondonGirl.com founder Sasha Wilkins said: "I think Kate's hair has become your icon, it's you best known is perfect, shiny, incredibly supple hair. "There are rumors that you may have hair extensions, but I have never found anyone to confirm it." Dr. Nestor demosphen recommended how you can help prevent hair loss. He said, "First of all, the extension needs to be removed, and the scalp has given a chance for recovery." In worst cases, hair loss is permanent and a person may need a hair transplant to recover lost hair at the site. "Because of all the improvements I have received, I have suffered from alopecia reduction, which means that I have lost my hair on the sides and it will never come back. "And it's not because of the hair extensions I get, it's all the years I've been racking my hair." So in the future, I want to start taking care of my hair and I want to let people know that when you get a hair extension, your hair will break between them because you don't want baldness. "Jess Wright Tovey also showed thinning areas on her head. And she's not the only one talking about suffering a bald spot. Recently, Vicky Pattison injected her own blood into her scalp to regain her hair growth. BEST HISTORY OF THE SUN. WAGGRO. Hot mom. Fail. Long story. So sweet. Buff. Kept reporting. Bark on the mourdry. Family anger. Mother's anger. She explained her reasons for the treatment: "I used elongated hair, you are constantly stylized, you are always pulled in different directions, and then I go through a bit. What I described is, apparently, traction alopecia. "What is traction alopecia? Traction alopecia is associated with prolonged tension of the hair on the scalp. The traction causes the hair to peel away from its follicular roots. Hair loss may be secondary to follicular inflammation. and well-known stylist Knoushin Arshad of Arabella Rose said that extending the group can be harmful in the long run. "The ways of using hair extensions such as ligaments, wefts and clamps can be especially difficult for hair in is well "- she explains." The most important factor that looks at the hair - is that you should always have the same weight compared to the weight of the section to which you are attached. "An uneven weight ratio causes the extensions to be stretched, sore and uncomfortable to carry and process." Permanent weight is maintained only by a thin area of ​​hair and can more easily cause brittleness, and hair can be pulled out of the shaft by constant thrust to the roots. " TIPS TO AVOID SUPPORT, NOT TO MAKE ANYTHING My main tip for extensions is to support you properly! It is so important that you both look after your home and care for you regularlyand in the salon to keep your own hair healthy. The Beautyworks ribbon extension is my favorite method and the color gamut is brilliant, but I also love the classic Microworks micro ring extensions. They are attached to individual strands of hair with a small micro ball, which means that there is no heat or glue, and therefore no damage. With this method, you should "push in" every two months or so to enhance the appearance and natural health of your hair. Make sure you comb them with a soft bristle twice a day using a soft brush and tie them into a loose braid during the night to avoid tearing or tangling at night, which could be a potential threat to your hair. Everything you need to know about DIY Bikini Wax Perfect at home. This face mask claims to have broken the time zone, and Kim Kardashian is a big fan. Just published. Oh shit. My fingers were bleeding and I almost lost my foot after a predatory beetle bit me in Benidorm. DIS PAYMENT. 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