Young Justice: Red Ch. 2
For several miles, the drive is lapsed in a comfortable silence. Batman is pretty much on autopilot while lost in thought (from the slightest pinch to the man's nose, Robin would say it's more about Clark than their criminal), and Robin stares straight ahead with arms casually folded behind his head.
They come to a familiar, close-to-home turnabout, and Robin sits up straighter suddenly. Only now, in winding down from his adrenaline high, does he remember the conversation he's been after all night. Turning to his mentor, he waits for the Dark Knight to come back to reality fully.
When he does, the Boy Wonder has this to say: "That bad, huh?"
A dry huff-laugh and a grim smile. "Sometimes I wonder if I've"
"Taught me too well?" Robin finishes, cheeky smile allowing more than a hint of gentleness. He shrugs playfully. "I tend to wonder the same thing."
Given a moment, though, his smile fades. Seriousness sets in once more.
Batman growls lightly, eyes narrowing as his hands grip the