Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 99
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“That’s right, sir.”
“However, you are not completely unable to satisfy your thirst for knowledge. Just send the Arc Reactor to the Stark Tower tomorrow morning. You have half a night to analyze the technology of the reactor.”
“However, I suggest that you don’t take it apart, because if we don’t restore it before dawn, we will be in a lot of trouble.”
Alfred was right. After all, everyone knows that something like the Arc Reactor is useless for a thief to have, but it is not the same for a high-tech company like Wayne Enterprise.
One could even say that there is no technology company in the world currently that does not want the Arc Reactor.
No one will believe that Phanom Kid was the one behind stealing the reactor if Tony finds that the latter was tinkered with, as long as it is in Wayne’s hands.
Therefore, compared to researching the internal technology of the reactor, it is most important to check to see if there are any changes that shouldn’t occur.
Bruce raised an eyebrow in confusion. He had hardly been teased like this in his life.
After all, other people either wanted to kill him or wanted him to collapse.
But the matter here was that he had to follow the path Kid wanted him to take, and there wasn’t any loss anyway.
Heartbreaks and his dissatisfaction are not counted!
Bruce sat down in the driver’s seat again.
“Actually, I have wanted to say it since moments ago, Master Wayne. Have you forgotten that Kid said that he ran out of gasoline, and this car could not be driven?”
Bruce calmly replied knowingly: “I made some modifications to this car before. In addition to the original fuel system, I installed a hidden electric propulsion system.”
Bruce put his hands on the designated position of the steering wheel, and then pressed the ring fingers of both hands slightly inward at the same time, sliding the ring finger of his left hand upwards, and sliding the ring finger of his right hand downwards.
Suddenly, the dashboard in front of him changed.
From the display of remaining fuel to the remaining power, and the interior of the car emitted a cool neon light, which has given a sense of technological sophistication.
And the dashboard showed…
Remaining power: 0.1%.
The neon glare that lit up in the car just consumed the last bit of electricity, and it went out within three seconds after it was on.
Alfred couldn’t help but laugh, “I think Phantom Kid has seen your ‘hidden power system,’ Master Wayne.”
Bruce shook his head, got out of the car, and walked straight to the back of the Lamborghini. Then, he put both hands on the back cover of the car and pushed hard, exerting force at the same time with both hands and feet, and directly pushed the car in…
Early the next morning, Alfred returned the Arc Reactor to the Stark Tower. After all, it was impossible for Bruce to do it in person.
“You’ll never guess what happened after you left.”
New York University, inside the girls’ dormitory.
Barbara vividly described to Pamela the sight of Phantom Kid being chased by Batman and Iron Man at the same time and the huge roots of the tree that later rescued Phantom Kid.
She did not do so to satisfy her desire to talk, after all, she is not Daisy.
However, in view of her own housemate’s infatuation with Phantom Kid.
Last night, she couldn’t see Kid because of her ‘health issues,’ so her mood must be so low that she cannot even eat anymore.
So Barbara believes that she has an obligation to tell Pamela everything, whether it is visible on the news or invisible to them.
What she didn’t know was that Pamela knew far more about the incident than her.
For example, she knew that Phantom Kid was Mathison.
Although Pamela didn’t try to poke this information in front of Mathison, she could determine the true identity of Phantom Kid.
This is because Poison Ivy can perceive human hormones and biological characteristics.
The reason why Pamela didn’t realise that Mathison was Phantom Kid a few days ago was simply because she was not Poison Ivy when she encountered Phantom Kid for the first time.
But it’s different now. Last night, she discovered that Phantom Kid had the same biological characteristics as Mathison.
Pamela, who knew the truth, instantly had mixed feelings. She knew about the unusual relationship between Mathison and Barbara.
Therefore, Pamela thinks that Mathison rejected her because of Barbara.
It is precisely because she knew about Mathison’s identity that she finally did not insist on following Kid.
However, she couldn’t tell Phantom Kid that.
Mathison faintly felt Pamela’s train of thought, but he didn’t dare to break it either.
These words cannot be said thoroughly, otherwise, they will end up in a very embarrassing situation.
Therefore, Barbara saw the muffled Pamela.
“Thank you for letting me know about this.”
Pamela pulled out an ugly smile at the corner of her mouth. She didn’t know why, but her good feelings towards Barbara at the beginning seemed to be exhausted at this point…
Time shifts back to last night.
New York, Chinatown, inside the rental apartment where Mathison lives.
“So, Batman made a handcuff that inhibits you from using spatial transfer magic, making you almost doubt your life?”
Charlie asked calmly after listening to Mathison’s account.
He had a very long dog life, and he has seen all weird things, magic, immortality, aliens. He had witnessed it all with his own eyes.
These things Mathison said did not excite Charlie at all.
“Although I don’t understand magic, this is not really surprising.”
Charlie spoke eloquently.
“Let me talk about an anti-common sense thing: be it magic or technology, the fundamental principles are the same, but there are differences in the medium to achieve the goal.”
“Most of the things that can be achieved by magic can also be achieved by technology. The only difference is that magic can achieve them more easily. Because both systems use energy and elemental reactions.”
“In science, the basic elements of the periodic table are preferred as the fundamental basis, and thus endless substances are fused. The conversion to magic is the reverse: one first divides the magic into countless attributes, and then carefully explores the nature of these different magic attributes.”
“The biggest difference is that technology uses real energy to achieve everything, while magic relies on mana or borrowing energy from high latitudes to achieve everything.”
“To put it mildly, magic is a shortcut that costs a certain price, while technology is a dumb, down-to-earth way, and many need thousands to tens of thousands of years to catch up with the progress of magic.”
Mathison nodded, what Charlie said really makes sense.
Now, there is still one important thing that hasn’t been done.
Receiving the reward!
“Stolen Target: First Generation Arc Reactor”
“Treasure Value: A”
“Magnificence: S (a powerful opponent can withstand countless ordinary people)”
This is the first time he got an S-level rating!
“Final rating: S”
“Reward: A Knight Does Not Die with Empty Hands”
“A Knight Does Not Die with Empty Hands: This is an inherent skill, which is always activated and has the ability to grow. As long as it is an object that can be used as a weapon in recognition, it will automatically be upgraded to a D-level treasure when it falls into the user’s hand.”
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