Pretty soon we will be chasing down over due library books.
I am the League of Shadows.
This town deserves a better class of criminal and I’m gonna give it to them. Tell your men they work for me now. This is my city.
Never underestimate Gotham City. People get mugged coming home from work every day of the week. Sometimes things just go bad.
Peace has cost you your strength. Victory has defeated you.
I can’t do that as Bruce Wayne… as a man. I’m flesh and blood. I can be ignored, destroyed. But as a symbol, I can be incorruptible, I can be everlasting.
You wanna know how I got these scars? My father was… a drinker, and a fiend. And one night, he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn’t like that, not one bit. So, me watching he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me and he says: “Why so serious?”. He comes at me with the knife “Why so serious?”. He sticks the blade in my mouth. “Let’s put a smile on that face.” and… Why so serious?
Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society’s understanding.