2 Works in Lucius Fox & Alfred Pennyworth & Bruce Wayne
“Ed, I’ve been nothing but an inconvenience to you and yours. Why are you helping me?”
“Because you once helped me, and because Strange is involved. I’d like to see him get his.”
“To vengeance, then,” Bruce said, offering Edward his right hand without a second thought.
Edward shook it, his grin widening. “You’re not the goody two-boots the girls say you are.”
Bruce shrugged. Disillusionment was an inevitable side-effect of living and loving in Gotham.
- Part 32 of Delicate, Dangerous, Obsessed
“If you'd told me even a year ago that Penguin one day would so readily share his wealth,” said Lucius, pensively, “I wouldn't have believed you. I've seen them together just like you have. It's jarring.”
“Reliable sources—Selina, mostly—inform me they've taken control of the club,” Bruce continued, cutting Alfred off before he could speak. “Kean and Galavan did something to anger Cobblepot.”
“You speak as if that green-obsessed nutter had anything to do with it,” Alfred scoffed. “Penguin's always been in charge, and we'd better hope for the city's sake he stays there.”
“While I value your advice,” Bruce told him, “I'm not so sure. If Nygma was telling the truth, it was Jim who handed him over to the Court. He's reckless, but he seemed guilty he needed rescuing.”
- Part 16 of Delicate, Dangerous, Obsessed