Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 195
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Talia and Bane looked at each other and nodded. Then, Talia hid behind the balcony. After all, everyone now thinks that the leader of the League of Shadows is Bane.
Her identity has not been revealed yet.
After Talia hid, Bane replied to the doorman and asked him to invite the two men in.
At this time, neither the Penguin naor Black Mask himself came but sent their own messengers.
Needless to say, the Penguin’s man is of course Scarecrow, and Black Mask’s is… the lapdog of the Sionis family.
Who knows who he is, he is a passer-by who is destined to have no name anyway.
No one thought that Deadshot would obediently run errands for Black Mask.
Of course, neither would Scarecrow next door. He didn’t just come here to run errands for the Penguin, he also had his own purpose.
But his purpose is not clear yet.
“We heard that Hush was captured, and Jim Gordon came back to declare war on you with a fanfare, and after that, you didn’t do anything against him.”
“With all due respect, Mr. Bane, who gave you the audacity to let Jim Gordon escape?”
As soon as the messenger under black mask came before Bane, he asked with an unkind attitude.
“This makes my boss very unhappy, Mr. Bane. Previously, we admitted you as a leader to the Gotham gang, but that was only because you have proven your leadership qualities.”
“And now, instead of relying on a nuclear bomb to scare people, we are prone to leave the city at any time.”
“Did you know that right after Jim Gordon declared war, veterans from all over Gotham gathered at the GCPD, and they even risked their lives to break through our fire defenses?”
Although this horse boy has an arrogant attitude, he occupies an important position among the Black Mask gang, and his thoughts are not like any typical brainless gangster.
“Never underestimate the power of Jim Gordon in the city of Gotham, where they have gathered thousands in just a few hours!”
“And it’s all because of your inaction, Mr. Bane, and my boss wants you to get rid of Gordon before he can gather more power.”
“Otherwise, we’ll have to deal with Jim Gordon on our own, but that will be after the Black Mask leaves the Bane Alliance.”
Facing such an impolite remark, Bane did not get angry.
At this moment, he was just thinking about one thing.
Why is Black Mask so tough on this matter, why does he really take Jim Gordon so seriously?
Even at the cost of cutting off his cooperation with Bane, isn’t he worried that Bane will leave Gotham and detonate the nuclear bomb?
Lessons learned in prison told Bane that there must be something odd about Black Mask.
Bane remained calm and turned to look at Scarecrow.
“Then what does Cobblepot think, and does he share the same opinion as Sionis?”
Scarecrow, with the torn sack on his head, laughed sullenly.
“He just wanted me to ask one thing.”
“You once said that Jim Gordon was locked up in a place no one could reach, but now that he has escaped, who rescued Gordon?”
He asked Scarecrow suddenly and solemnly.
“Did ‘he’ come back?”
Bane shook his head.
“No, it’s Phantom Kid!”
He recounted Phantom Kid’s actions these days in a few short sentences.
Of course, Bane did not emphasize the difficulty he encountered pursuing Phantom Kid. He did not want to make his two partners’ impression of Kid deviate from the previous one.
It wasn’t until he finished speaking that the two messengers knew that Phantom Kid had done so much in Gotham.
“Phantom Kid, um… It seems that in the years we’ve been away, a newcomer that’s not easy to deal with has appeared in Gotham…”
Impressed, Scarecrow said.
His tone was faintly excited. “I really want to know what his deepest fear is, hehehe…”
“Bane, you don’t have to worry too much about Cobblepot being like that stubborn Roman. He won’t quit your league for such a trivial matter.”
“Jim Gordon is nothing to worry about. As long as Batman doesn’t come back, it’s all under control.”
After laughing for a while, Scarecrow said to Bane. From what he could tell, the Penguin seemed to have made a completely different choice from Black Mask in this matter.
This was beyond Bane’s expectations.
It also exceeded Black Mask’s messenger’s expectations.
“What? Do you know what you’re talking about, Mr. Klein?”
Black Mask’s messenger asked angrily.
“I merely quoted Cobblepot’s original words, do you have any questions?”
Scarecrow’s eyes turned cold, staring at the former. He is not as good-tempered as Bane.
Black Mask’s messenger froze for a while, but he did not retreat. He continued to argue with Scarecrow.
“If we don’t get rid of Jim Gordon soon, he’ll be our biggest threat besides Batman. I can’t believe you guys think Bane is doing the right thing?”
“Could it be that the most powerful Penguin Gang in Gotham City has degenerated to the point where they are willing to surrender to Bane? Or are you really so afraid of the nuclear bomb in Bane’s hands?”
“Pay attention to your words, you little 𝔰𝔥𝔦𝔱!”
Scarecrow scolded in a low voice. Everyone familiar with him knew that he was really provoked.
“Would you like to get a taste of my fear gas?”
Fortunately, Black Mask’s messenger is very sensible. Seeing that the situation was getting out of control, he knew that if he remained any longer in this room, he may stay here for the rest of his life.
“I have fully understood both my partners’ response plan, Mr. Bane, Mr. Klein. I cannot stay here to chat with you for so long. As for Jim Gordon, he will be dealt with by Black Mask’s gang!”
After speaking, Black Mask’s messenger got up and left the room, but was stopped by the shadow warrior at the door.
“Mr. Bane, you’re not planning to keep me here, do you?”
Although he was very flustered, the messenger knew that he could not show his cowardice, so he acted calm and asked.
Bane waved his hand, and the guards at the door automatically moved away, no longer blocking Black Mask’s messenger’s way.
“It’s just the two of us here now, Mr. Bane.”
After watching the other party leave, Scarecrow suddenly addressed Bane.
“Does Cobblepot have anything else to say?”
“No, I already told you what he said, and now I want to propose thoughts of my own.”
“Sionis paid a lot of money to have Floyd under his command, but so far, the famous Deadshot hadn’t appeared in front of us. What does this mean?”
As soon as his words fell, Scarecrow stood up and walked out of the room.
And Bane kept recalling his last words before he left.
Deadshot is an extremely powerful killer under the command of Black Mask, but he has never used this card.
The only order was for Deadshot to help guard the Clock Tower, and what was even more outrageous was that he failed.
If Deadshot was really dedicated to guarding the Clock Tower, how could Phantom Kid rescue Gordon from there unharmed?
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