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    Tim isn’t sure how long he’s standing in front of the grave before he finally finds the words to say.
    “Hey Jason,” he starts, voice barely above a whisper, “I don’t know if you remember me, I’m Tim. We met at a couple of those charity functions you hate so much.”

    Thirteen year old Tim swears he only meant to go to Jason's grave to talk to him that first time. He finds himself coming back time after time. For a long time, it feels like the reasons he does only get sadder, until they don't.

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    Arthur sends a memo. It serves as a trigger to deliver an interesting encounter with a certain little bat.

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    Batman, to put it politely, doesn't trust easily.

    For an investigative journalist like Superman Clark Kent, that just makes him more fascinating. When Batman (finally) joins the Justice League, Superman is— to say the least— intrigued, and eager to get to know the mysterious Gotham Bat. So is everyone else. But only Clark has a crush on Batman... which leads to him accidentally discovering the man's identity. However, before Clark can act on this information (other than telling Batman that he knows), he dies. And when he comes back, things are not the same, because Bruce and Diana are dating.

    Or so Clark thinks.

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    It had been this way for weeks.

    What used to be his favourite part of the day, following his heroes through the streets of Gotham, had become a lesson in waking nightmares. And walking ones, as Batman was doing his damnedest to be.

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    Following the months of Bruce's 18th birthday, he becomes dedicated to protecting Gotham and saving people. As soon as the Rogues start to make their grand returns to Gotham, he quickly realizes that he's falling out of love with Selina, and in love with someone else.

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    trauma has a way of catching up to you, of leaving all your fault lines bare and tearing you open from the inside out

    recovery is slow and hard and sometimes you take more steps backward than forwards.

    sometimes you help others as much as you are helped, sometimes you're buried ankle deep in regret and fear.

    eventually, you reach the end.

    or; Dick Grayson and trauma, recovery, and his siblings. Something's wrong with all of them but they work through it, eventually.

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    If for once Tim did not want to forgive anyone? He decides he wants to cut off all those who are part of his current life

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    Bruce Wayne needed therapy, but there were always reasons not to go. Things that seemed important. That were important.

    He never expected Stephanie Brown to the be the one to change his perspective.

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    Clark Kent has now dealt with interdimensional travel twice, and both times have been somewhat traumatic for all involved. So when he is the one to get transported somewhere else, of course he's not happy about it. Oh, and to make matters worse, the place he's transported to just happens to be the horrible, nightmare of a world which he and the league have started calling the Injustice dimension.

    Or: What if the Superman from this universe got transported to the Injustice universe for a bit? How would he react to meeting Kara? How would he react to meeting Clark Kal?
     
    "“Kal,” the Supergirl, said, somewhat threateningly, “What are you. Doing. Out?”

    Clark set his jaw. So it was going to be like that, then. “Look, I honestly don’t know who you are, because I’m not from here. I’m from another dimension, and I’ve been trying to find Bruce all afternoon. Batman told you about being transported to a different world, right? Well that’s happened to me. I just need to talk to him,” he replied placatingly."

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    Bruce's Kryptonian parents sent him to Earth when Krypton was destroyed. Martha and Jonathan Kent became his foster parents shortly after.

    Clark Wayne is the son of the wealthiest family in Gotham, Martha Wayne and Thomas Wayne.

    Clark Wayne and Bruce Kent meet at a gala. They are both liars...

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    "If Luthor is right about anything, it is that no being is both all-powerful and all-good."

    Bruce doesn't believe in God, but some people have started idolizing Superman as one, and humanity has a bad track-record with whom they choose to deify. If Superman is all-powerful, then he cannot be all-good. Besides, it is inherently impossible for any being to be all-good. Therefore, Bruce knows, even if the alien is good, he can still be corrupted. So Batman decides to do something about it.

    But what happens when the alien threat he thought he was facing is not so threatening after all? What happens when the righteous path is no longer so clear?
     
    What if nothing is all-powerful, or all-good— but Superman is trying anyway?

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    Jason wakes up in his old bedroom in the manor with an oddly caring Bruce by his bedside even though he knows for a fact they were at each others’ throats the last time they met. Nursing injuries though not knowing how and where they came from, confusion seems to be his common feeling as he comes to realize that something about the whole scenario is very, very wrong.

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    An odd, violent, and culturally incompetent ten-year old has been thrust upon Wayne Manor. Bruce and Alfred decide that the services of a discreet and highly-skilled psychotherapist must be secured as soon as possible.

    But is it the father or the son who will struggle most to work through the dark impulses that Damian represents? And what will that struggle mean for the boy's chances of finding his place as a true Son of the Bat?

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    The jitters didn’t catch up with him until deep into the afternoon, and even once they arrived, Bruce was slow to notice. The case from the night before had tangled its fingers in his focus, drawing him in like the well-crafted puzzle that it was. It felt solvable now that he had slept and swept away the last lingering repercussions of the flu that had plagued him. Still, as deep as he was in his case files, Bruce still found his head lifting when feet passed the entrance to the sunroom. When the phone would ring, his attention would snag, lifted from the deep well where it had sunk to peer about in hopes of… something. He wasn’t sure what. But no matter how fully he lost himself to his work, Bruce found his attention swinging like a lodestone to the front door.

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    "It's him or me. You have to decide!"

    But Bruce can't.

    The lies took their tolls and Jason comes to a terrifying realization.

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    "So what if I like you?! What're you gonna do 'bout it?!" [Slash]

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    20/?
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    Humans haven't the ability to heal as Wonder Woman or brush off bullets as Superman. Damian had ignored this part of himself for as long as he could. He'd acted as invincible as his partner.

    As the saying goes: an arm and a leg.

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    Everyone knows Batman's origin story. Everyone has heard about Bruce Wayne's tragic past, and his orphaning. It's also common knowledge that Batman doesn't like guns. However, Bruce's PTSD and triggering because of guns isn't often explored...

     

    Here are five times that Bruce was triggered, and one time something was different.

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    AKA 5 Times Someone Used Damian’s Unofficial Full Name and 1 Time Someone Used the Official One. In which Jason makes an observation and a declaration, Dick, Tim, and Cass are his minions, Damian does not understand his siblings, Alfred approves, and Bruce tries something scary.

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    Really, at this point, it doesn’t surprise Jason that Bruce trusts Jason about as much as he trusts the other loonies that he throws in Arkham. It shouldn’t hurt, it shouldn’t, but it does, and to Jason that’s the worst part. That he knows he’s done more than enough to gain Bruce’s distrust, that he’s continually shown Bruce that trusting him doesn’t end well for anyone involved, including Jason, and yet...it still sends a shooting pain into his heart. The same shooting pain he felt when he was 15, angry at Bruce for not believing him about Garzonas, for not trusting him, and for telling him what to do, causing him to run away, and get beaten nearly to death by the Joker and subsequently blown up. Jason should be used to it, but he isn’t.

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