Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 220
2/5 chapter, enjoy.
Strictly speaking, S.H.I.E.L.D. isn’t to blame for doing nothing.
After all, Bane had a nuke in his hands, and he also occupied Wayne Enterprises.
With Wayne’s high-tech scanning technology, anyone who gets close to Gotham can’t escape his eyes.
Bane had threatened to detonate a nuclear bomb if anyone approached Gotham.
Who in the world wouldn’t find that problematic?
Who would have dared to do anything?
Since no one dared to imagine that the nuke in Bane’s hands could not be detonated on its own, the Pentagon and S.H.I.E.L.D. had to stay put.
Not to mention S.H.I.E.L.D., even Iron Man was in the scope of Bane’s targeting.
In order to prevent Tony Stark from developing some means immune to all existing scanning technologies, Bane required Stark to be under the close watch of the League of Shadows.
If Bane loses contact with his subordinates, he will directly detonate the nuclear bomb.
Iron Man was not allowed to go out.
That’s why Tony didn’t intervene in Gotham events.
Of course, with Tony’s ability, it was not difficult to hide from Bane’s subordinates.
It just took more time, and indeed he did.
It’s a pity that Phantom Kid has already solved this matter before Iron Man can display his skills.
The situation with S.H.I.E.L.D. was similar after the Bane thing got out.
Fury knew that to solve this incident, new technology must be developed.
Therefore, the research and development department of S.H.I.E.L.D. began to conduct research on stealth Quinjet fighters.
As of today, the research progress is almost over, and it will be officially put into use in two days.
At that time, with the various lethal black technology equipment hidden by S.H.I.E.L.D., a mere League of Shadows will be nothing to them at all.
However, as soon as Fury was ready to act, the situation was already over in Gotham.
In less than ten days, the terrorist attack that shocked the world was suppressed.
With all of this under consideration, the progress of S.H.I.E.L.D. was really not slow, but unfortunately, everything was solve before they could make a move.
Faced with the questioning of the World Security Council, Fury naturally could only grit his teeth and swallow his insults down his throat.
He didn’t give any explanation, because there was no way the Council could remove him because of that.
After all, the American Empire was only one of the five permanent members, and even if it had the greatest authority, it could not determine the attitude of the entire Council.
After all, Gotham is just a city in the United States, let alone the nuclear bomb didn’t explode. And even if it did explode in the end, the other four directors would likely be cheering secretly in their hearts.
Therefore, although the impact of the Bane incident was great, it will not actually bring loss to other countries.
They will only verbally oppose this terrorism.
Just like now, only the U.S. representative is really accusing Fury, and the other four are just casually agreeing.
Of course, all were surprisingly unanimous in their disposition against Bane and the others, never condoning death if they could achieve it.
He can blow up Gotham today, and he might blow up London tomorrow.
Fury was impatient, but his face was expressionless. He still had to rely on these big bosses for money, so he could only endure.
Don’t look at Fury as an American, if you really think he is as simple as an official subordinate of the United States, you are mistaken.
It is true that he treats the country more favorably in many matters, but it is also true that he secretly despises these high government officials the most.
Is it still rare for Fury to set up secret bases around the world? Is he really doing this for which government?
It’s for his own sake.
Fury doesn’t trust the government at all.
S.H.I.E.L.D. is having a meeting on one side, and it is not easy on the other.
Phantom Kid stole the nuclear bomb and successfully rescued Gotham from the crisis.
Although Bane and other criminals were not caught by Kid, everyone knows that if Kid hadn’t stolen the nuclear bomb, no one would be able to enter Gotham at all.
As a result, Phantom Kid’s popularity among the people was growing.
There are even many people who no longer see Phantom Kid as a criminal but as a superhero.
With Phantom Kid as a reference, relevant departments such as the FBI and CIA seem of little use.
“Taxpayers’ money has been wasted by you! What kind of trash federal elites or high-level agents is the tax money we pay feeding?”
A large mass of people marched through the plaza in the middle of New York City, holding signs.
Gotham was too close to them, and as the lockdown was lifted, everything that happened in the city across the bridge was already known.
Naturally, this greatly shook the citizens of New York; if Bane could stir up chaos in Gotham, how much harder could it be to do the exact same thing in New York?
They became suspicious of the government’s intelligence services and worried about their safety.
Anxiety turned into anger.
Bane secretly brought in a whole army of mercenaries, numbering in the thousands, and the Intelligence Bureau and the Ministry of Defense didn’t notice it at all?
Talia, who goes by the pseudonym Miranda, popped up from a blank childhood and started a charitable foundation years ago.
Where did her initial capital come from?
How could the Treasury Department, the Federal Reserve and the Bureau of Investigation not know about such a large sum of money of unknown origin?
No need to think, the departments would know!
But no one cared, and there might even be people who took Bane’s favor and deliberately concealed it.
It is not difficult for the wise to scratch this layer, and anger welled up in their hearts.
What followed was venting.
Protests are a traditional art form in this country.
Not only New York, but other states also had protests of varying degrees, but their scale was not as large as New York.
After all, the distance between New York and Gotham is too small.
The march was not just about accusations, it was about demands.
For example, lowering the tax rate, leaders stepping down, protecting the rights of the people…
It’s been a busy time for the government.
But none of this has anything to do with Mathison.
He was checking out his reward for stealing the nuclear bomb.
Although there were not many audiences at the scene at that time, it was shocking enough for people to hear the news. Not to mention that there were many Arkham supervillains among Mathison’s opponents.
The final evaluation will certainly not be lacking.
“Stolen Target: Fusion Reactor”
“Treasure Value: A+”
“Difficulty: Extremely Difficult”
(Easy, Medium, Difficult, Very Difficult, Extremely Difficult, Hellish. Please note that with the improvement of the host’s ability, the difficulty level will also increase accordingly)
The difficulty rating was beyond Mathison’s expectations. Although this operation was not easy, it actually didn’t give him much trouble.
The system presumably had taken the Joker’s presence at the last moment into account, maybe other things. That’s why it gave him a fifth-level difficulty rating.
“Final Rating: S!”
Mathison was pleasantly surprised, this was the second time he had received an S-rank rating!
«Last time, I got A Knight Does Not Die with Empty Hands. I wonder what I’ll get this time.»
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