Say SomethingSay Something1 year ago in Drama More Like This
Author's Note: This fic came to me after I heard, then saw the video for, the A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera duet "Say Something". It struck something in me and... well, this story is what came of it. If you haven't heard it, it can be found here: Say Something.
Usage of the cover image, entitled "Mission failed" was granted by artist f19850928.
Warning: I never thought I would write one of these, but it turns out I was wrong. Not only is this a sonfic (something I'm not a big fan of) but it is also a Death!Fic.
Disclaimer: Young Justice & Batman, or the song "Say Something", are not mine. Any recognizable content is not mine.
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Not My FatherNot My Father3 years ago in Drama More Like This
The night was a slow one and Robin was wondering just how longer the case could be played out. Here they were, waiting.
Bruce had pulled him away from his own research just an hour before for the case currently on the backlit streets of Gotham. Tim didn't really mind, though he was wishing he had thought to bring the article by Lois Lane to read more while they were waiting on this stakeout. The Ritzi gang (he had thought to ask about the name, but just got a long shake of the head from his older brother) was lying low for some reason in its normally 'loud' exchanges on the streets. Batman didn't know the reason and he needed to know. So the calm of the stony cold office had to be disturbed.
In this case, Tim could almost see Bruce smirking and muttering, 'Who better than him?'
Though this Robin was not a party animal, Dick could definitely qualify where Tim didn't. Every time the trio found themselves in this type of situation, the current Boy Wonder could see why the
Bat-Family VacationCorena boarded the Wayne private-jet with the most intense smile on her face. She held hands with her boyfriend, Damian, and was ready to travel to Gulf-Shores, Alabama. It was the Wayne-family-and-friends-vacation. Oh, that’s right. Everyone from the “Bat-Family” would be going. Including Artifice, A.K.A. Corena Marilyn Vanteski, and Bruce Wayne’s new fiancée, Selina Kyle, plus their three children, Helena, (not to be mistaken for Helena Bertinelli) Terry, and Matthew. Even Carrie Kelly, Bat-Mite (In his new alter-ego, Kip Jones) and Bilal Asselah. Alfred and Ace were also tagging along, as well as Kate and Bette Kane, and David Zavimbe, Renee Montoya. All of the Robins and Bat-Girls were there too, plus newly-discovered, Mar’i or Mary Grayson. Altogether, including all of those mentioned above, there were 27 people total going on the trip. Lucky for them, they were staying at a Wayne- Enterprises Resort, which had large, luxurious, beautiful suiteBat-Family Vacation2 years ago in Humor More Like This
Tell me about it - Chap 1Dec 20th: 12:00 AM.: A cold winter night. Or rather a new day.Tell me about it - Chap 14 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Batman was on his usual night patrol. He made the roof top of a tall building as his operating point, from where he could have a clear view of the street, especially the museum, which, according to his sources, is the site of action for the night. He was alone. He insisted Robin to stay out of these chilly night patrols and concentrate on his studies. His grades were beginning to worry him. He had not faced such problem with Dick, he perfectly balanced between his studies and his work. Tim, on the other hand was so obsessed with his newly acquired Robin persona that he dreamt of flying the streets of Gotham all day. No wonder there was a protest from him to Bruce's decision, but the big man had the final word.
The night was colder than usual. Why could't Joker choose a better day to bother him? There was no reason why he should rob a museum, except to attract Batman's attention. "Crime is no fun withou
A Fistful of Bat-ShortsI. It's Getting Crowded In Here....A Fistful of Bat-Shorts1 year ago in General Fiction More Like This
Dick Grayson, dressed only in his boxers, admires himself in the bathroom mirror. Meanwhile, outside the door......
Damian: *kicking the bathroom door, dressed in tank top and boxers* Damn it, Grayson, stop preening and let me use the bathroom!
Joseph: *dressed in t-shirt, pj bottoms, and bathrobe, has a towel around his neck, a toothbrush and soap pokes out of his robe pocket* Seriously, some of us have a job to get to!
Sam: *dressed in Batman PJs, is doing the "pee pee dance* Joey, I gotta go.....
Jason: *shirtless, in boxers* Seriously, he's just admiring himself....
Stephanie: *t-shirt, boxers stolen from Tim* Hey, I don't judge him.
Tim: *tank top, boxers* Still, he's being inconsiderate.....
Harper: *pj bottoms, sweatshirt* Cullen, don't stare!
Cullen: *t-shirt with Red Robin patten, boxers* But Tim's right there....
Cass: *tank top, sweat pants* Is this the end of the line?
Alfred: *normal attire* Glad you have your own private bath, si
Bat Family X Reader: We'll Never Leave YouLife just wasn’t going your way right now. You’d tried and tried but all you seemed to do recently is fail. You didn’t understand the algebra homework, the wrong words slipped out around your parents, and your friend won’t talk to you and you don’t even know why!Bat Family X Reader: We'll Never Leave You2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
“At least I have you guys.” You muttered to yourself as you pulled out an old cardboard box that was one tear away from falling apart. Glancing inside, you smiled, seeing that your comic books were still there. With a grunt, you lifted the heavy box onto your bed and pulled out the top three books; ‘Catwoman: When in Rome’, ‘Batman: Hush’, and ‘Batgirl: Batgirl Rises’. They were the first few graphic novels that you had gotten and they were the start of your Bat Family addiction, “You guys won’t leave me right?” You muttered, almost inaudible, as you leafed through ‘Hush.’
After curling up with the book, you stopped at t
Five and One...Five and One...1 year ago in Humor More Like This
Five and One - Okay, make it Six
SUMMARY: (AU) Five times a Cat got the better of a Bat and the one time... well, maybe we should just make it six.
AUTHOR'S NOTES: This little nibble struck me the other day after I was going through my favorites over on DA trying to get some inspiration for a few YJ pieces I'm working on. Then I saw this image by Callousvixen:
It's a shame they never got to introduce Catwoman to the Young Justice Verse. There are so many versions of Catwoman that do the character justice, but I think I'm most fond of the Animated version from the 90s. She was just the perfect counterpoint for Batman. However, I adored Anne Hathaway's costume from The Dark Knight Rises so that's what I've based the look on. Google it if you'd like a reference.
This story is pure ridiculous. I started writing it and it just kept getting worse and worse. And I love every wo
ComplicationsWhy him? Jason thought as he banged on the door of a San Francisco apartment belonging to one of the few superheroes who might not slug him on sight. Why did the weird shit always happen to him? Finally the door opened, and –Complications5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Looking down the tip of an arrow was sobering. Not quite as sobering as a gun barrel, but still, y’know not something to be taken lightly. Jason smiled at Connor Hawke. Inwardly, he was honestly surprised by how good it was to see him again, weapons and all.
“Connor! How’ve you been? I hear the family reunion didn’t go so well.” Anyone else would have given him a rude gesture or a ‘fuck you’, but no, not Connor. Subtle allusions to his dad and brother losing their fucking minds only warranted an eye roll.
“What are you doing here, Jason?” Connor asked, annoyed.
Quiet - Jason Todd/Dick GraysonHe was found behind a building, using a bunch of newspapers and parts of torn cardboard as a bed. He covered up with his jacket as his blanket.Quiet - Jason Todd/Dick Grayson3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
The way that Jason was living, Dick found it quite pathetic. So pathetic, it made him feel horrible. It made him feel sorry that he didn't find him sooner. But that wasn't in his power. After searching for so long with no luck, Bruce was on the verge of giving up, and thinking that it would be no use. He told Dick to not stress over it, and that it's not his problem. He couldn't be a part of it.
So, of course, he felt bad when he found him. With what condition he was in, he couldn't bring him back to Bruce right away. He found him sleeping, shaking, with watery eyes. It was dark, and had to be no later than eleven at night.
He held onto his waist, and brought him to his feet. Jason stayed as still as possible, and Dick had to take his arms, and place them around his neck so that he could get a better hold of him. Dick was a little disappointed
Ace the Bat-Hound: Season 1Ace the Bat-Hound EpisodesAce the Bat-Hound: Season 16 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Season 1 (2007)
Episode # 1 Becoming Bat-Hound
Ace the Bat-Hound recalls his former past and how he became the Four-Footed Wonder he is to this day.
Episode # 2 In Living Collar/One Bella-va Night!
The Jokers hyenas Bud and Lou gets their own utility collars, filled with deadly practical jokes, to out-gadget Bat-Hound; One of Aces bat friends in the Batcave, Bella, goes out as heroine The Bat-Bat to help the Dark Hound(against his wishes, of course).
Episode # 3 K-9 Calamity/The Frozen Foursome
Police dog Booker is infuriated with Bat-Hound always getting the job done before the K-9 unit could and makes a deal with Banes snake Venom to take him out; Ace the Bat-Hound and Bella the Bat-Bat must stop Mr. Freezes polar bears (Chilly, Nippy, Icy and Frosty) from turning Gotham City into the new North Pole.
Episode # 4 Mad as a March Hare/Mogo the Bat-Ape
Mad Hatters March Hare and D
Top 50 Batman Quotes50.I believe in Jim Gordon. I believe in Harvey Dent. I believe in Gotham City.Top 50 Batman Quotes5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
49.I made a promise on the grave of my parents that I would rid this city of the evil that took their lives. By day, I am Bruce Wayne, billionaire philanthropist. At night, criminals, a cowardly and superstitious lot, call me... Batman.
48.You and I... with what we do... what's at stake... we can't fail. Others don't understand, but even if it's... impossible, we still have to succeed.
47.Your life could end here, now, and nobody would ever know. Would anyone even miss you? Tell me, what's your life worth, punk... ?
46.I've known Commissioner Jim Gordon for more years than I'd care to admit. During that time a friendship has grown that I thought was as solid as a rock. I would have trusted my life to the man.
45.You can never escape me. Bullets don't harm me. Nothing harms me. But I know pain. I know pain. Sometimes I share it. With someone like you
44.My life has been a crusade to save this city. But as Ba
Alternate OathsMy hate unleashed, my Rage Unbound,Alternate Oaths5 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
My bellows of anger the only sound.
All will burn before our sight,
A Blood soaked day of Crimson Light!
In War of Light, or Time my Own,
My Hunger has only ever Grown.
My Light speaks truth, I hear its call,
It tells me what I know; I Want it All!
In Shadowed day, in Fire blazed Night,
What you Fear is all in sight.
Terrified screams fill the emptying room,
At Sinestro's word, we spell your Doom!
From Time beginning, to Night most Black,
I'll defend the Universe from chaotic attack.
With will unchecked, and Emerald might,
Beware my Power, Green Lantern's Light!
To those downcast, without guiding light,
Let our hearts relieve your fright.
When the skies darken in Blackest Night,
The heavens will burn with Hope filled Light!
The Guardians don't know what we say,
But we know a secret that will turn them grey.
We met a Lantern named Abin Sur
He told us, we laughed and said - Again Tomorrow Sur!
With Hearts forsaken and done no right,
We reach out our ha
Extraction from Gotham CityWe begin with Gotham City being in a state of chaos. Gunfire can be heard from afar, the docks are on fire. The Batsignal can be seen through the haze. On top of this is snow.Extraction from Gotham City1 year ago in Short Stories More Like This
Nightwing: *narrating* This is bad. You think you can watch something on the news or hear something from a friend about Gotham City and think its bad. You don't know even HOW bad it really is.
In the smog over the city, we can see a small dark figure.
Nightwing: *narrating* This isn't as bad as the quake, or when the Clench ran through the city, or the Zero Year,or the Night of the Owls; but it's close.
We see Nightwing is the speck, he's on a hang-glider.
Nightwing: *narrating* A gang war has broken out. A big one. Penguin, Black Mask, and the Falcones are at each other's throats; each one blaming the others for inciting it. The Gotham Police can barely keep order, or protect the civilians.
The hang-glider goes over a bridge, armed thugs can be seen below.
Nightwing: *narrating* What's worse, the gangs have pret
The Odd CoupleIt takes a special kind of fucked-up unique to the tights-and-flights crowd to mistake someone for a good guy because he’s wearing a mask. Connor Hawke was apparently that special kind of fucked up, but a bullet to the head would do that to you. It apparently also made you forget that they guy you’re currently palling around with once locked your sister in an exploding gym, because when the ersatz Green Arrow (who wasn’t Green Arrow anymore on account of the bullet taking out the part of his brain he used to shoot straight) came across Jason ‘sorting out’ some muggers, the pretty blonde boy mistook them for being on the same side.The Odd Couple5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Jason wasn’t sure why he hadn’t just shot the man right off the bat instead of taking him home, but it was sort of too late now because he’d gone and gotten attached. Call it a weird kind of empathy for morons with head trauma, because he sure as hell wasn’t going to admit he li
Addendum: Sam Kane/Redbird/SwiftWhen Sam becomes a hero, he either picks the named "Redbird" out of respect for past aliases of his friends, or "Swift" to have a more unique outfit. He's still more influenced by Nightwing than his brother, Joseph; but is more often at his brother's side than at his mentor's.Addendum: Sam Kane/Redbird/Swift1 year ago in Profiles More Like This
If the case is he becomes Swift as a kid, his costume as a kid remains relatively unchained, with perhaps blue replacing the red.
As a teenager, Sam is officially Swift. He choose an outfit that's more like a cross between Ninja Gaiden and Bat-family armor. While most of his arms are bare, he does use reinforced gauntlets. There is a hood attached to the armor for stealth, as well as a scarf with a split end, like a swift's tale. He often brings it up to cover his mouth for stealth, but normally wears it "because it looks cool". He also wears a domino mask. The armor itself is light yet extremely durable, and is molded to Sam's body. As a growing boy, though, Sam needs to make a new set every so often and will us
Sealed With a Kiss [Birdflash]Summary: Dick is standing at the top of Wayne Tower, ready to jump, ready to fall. Ready to end his life Wally is running faster than he's ever been, grabbing, catching. Can he make Dick see the sense in life again? High T rating. Slash: Kid Flash/Robin Wally/Dick.Sealed With a Kiss [Birdflash]3 years ago in Drama More Like This
Rating: High T
Warning: Suicide attempt, slight language, angst, and slash.
Author's Note: In this story, Dick is fifteen and Wally is seventeen. Thirteen is just a little too young in my opinion.
December 16, 09:52 p.m. EDT}
Robin was cold. It was December, and a typical Gotham Friday night: dark and grimy, with the promise of rain. He let out a deep sigh, his warm breath clouding the frosty air momentarily. He clutched at the metal railing before him, the only thing separating him from the empty darkness t
Gotham's Finest“Officer Grayson, may I have a word?”Gotham's Finest2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Grayson turned to the young voice belonging to the CEO of Wayne Enterprise. Grayson sent a small smile to the business man.
“Of course Mr. Wayne. I wouldn’t have much of an investigation without ya.” Grayson greeted the CEO warmly as they shook hands.
“Please, just call me Wayne. With the amount of time we’ve spent together the last few months, I think we can drop the formalities.” Wayne corrected. Grayson just nodded and took a seat in the empty chair in front of Wayne’s desk.
“So Wayne, what is it you want to talk about. Has the mob contacted you again? Has He been sending you threats about the inheritance?”
Wayne sat in the extravagant leather seat behind the desk, tightening his tie and fixing his cufflinks.
“No, they have gone underground again. They have been laying low ever since the news published the investigation. It’s a shame how press always needs the next hot
I've Been Everywhere With YouDay 1: ReasonsI've Been Everywhere With You5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
“I don’t get you, Jason,” Connor admitted as they cross the state line into Nevada.
This whole trip could have been rendered unnecessary with a call to the League, but that would mean Roy would be the last to know his daughter was alive, and that a lot of people would get their hopes up before they could verify that Lian was... herself. Connor couldn’t do that to Roy, or Dinah, or anyone. So that meant taking the long way, and taking a week to drive out to Gotham and get Dick to run some tests. The Batcave would have the necessary equipment, Jason was sure. It was a long time to wait to find out whether family was alive. But it would mean less heartbreak in the end.
“Big fucking surprise,” Jason replied amicably.
“Language.” Connor suspected that he was going to wind up feeling like broken record by the time they reached Gotham.
Jason smirked insufferably. “Whatever. Anyway, you’re not supposed to get me.
GiftDamian lays back against the wooden headboard of his massive bed, arms cushioning the back of his head. He stared straight ahead, not looking at anything in particular, just resting. Thinking. Thinking about his new partnership with his father, thinking about what lies ahead for him, and even thinking about the absence of his old mentor Dick Grayson. He wouldn't admit it to anyone but he really thinks of him as his older brother and he truly cherishes the time they'd spent together.Gift4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Dick and Bruce were definitely different. After a few nights on patrol, he'd found that he actually missed the quirky quips that slipped out from his mentor occasionally. He missed the simple reassurance, and he missed the subtle warmth that could be found woven within his strong voice that never really left.
The boy closes his aqua blue eyes and sighs, the frown on his lips deepening ever so slightly. Then comes a knock at the door. His eyes snap open once again and he shifts his sharp gaze to the do