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Ra's al Ghul is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC . Ra's considers Bane a potential heir to his empire, despite his daughter Ra's blames Batman for his failed relationship with Talia, and stages a plot overpowers Batman and captures Damian, who has arrived to try to help his. Ra's al Ghul General Information Real name: Unknown Aliases: Henri Ducard The League of Shadows trained Talia and Bane, but due to the constant reminder . With the aid of Alfred, Bruce survived the fire, and confronted Ra's as Batman. having a paternal relationship rather than a fraternal one with Bruce Wayne. Thus, he decided that Bane would be the ideal substitute for Bruce's position as Talia's husband and heir to the Al Ghul empire. Did Talia al Ghul force herself on Bruce Wayne? Why did Bruce Wayne have a child with the evil Ra's Al Ghul's daughter?.
They arrive at Wayne Manor just in time to save Commissioner James Gordon from being killed by assorted booby traps created by the Black Glove. This is referenced in issue 39 of the old She offers to join forces with Gordon to save Batman.
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She and Gordon arrive too late, however, and are informed by Robin that Batman went missing and may be dead following a battle with Doctor Hurt. Furious that her love may be dead, she sends out her ninja Man-Bats to murder Jezebel Jetwho plays a major role in trying to kill Batman. Soon after it is revealed Batman did not die, but survives only to be captured by Darkseid during the Final Crisis and then apparently murdered by the New God.
Following Batman's apparent death, Talia apparently decides to leave Damian in the hands of his adopted brother Dick Graysonwho later takes on the role of Batman, and selects Damian to succeed Tim Drake as Robin. In Final Crisisshe is placed on the new Society's inner circle by Libra. Despite Talia's interaction with the new Society she still behaves lovingly and almost devoted to Batman.
It is revealed in Gotham City Sirens 2 that Talia has trained Catwoman to resist even the most intense psychological coercion to reveal Bruce Wayne 's secret identity. Following an operation in which Damian's spine is replaced, it is revealed that Talia inserts an implant into his spine that allows her or anyone she chooses, including Deathstroketo control Damian's body remotely.
She intends to use this device to force Damian to kill Dick Grayson, whom she perceives as holding her son back from his potential.
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She is too much of a perfectionist to love her son after he has defied her in such a manner, and is no longer welcome in the House of al Ghul. Please consider splitting content into sub-articles, condensing it, or adding or removing subheadings. March In Batman Incorporatedwritten by Grant Morrison, Talia is revealed to be the mastermind behind the Leviathana shadowy organization formed to oppose Bruce's " Batman Incorporated " project.
Talia says Batman must choose between saving Gotham from suicide or saving their son Damian from a death sentence. He embraces and kisses her mid-battle, not knowing that her lips were covered with poison, and he apologizes for not being able to love her the way she wants and admits defeat.
Talia asks Batman to beg for the antidote but he does not respond. Jason Todd arrives at the Batcave and offers Talia the Oroboro trigger, a device that would trigger the destruction of seven cities and that she claims would provide a new source of energy for the world.
When she attempts to activate the device, Jason reveals that he has double-crossed her and that the weapons the device would trigger had already been disarmed.
Talia is then shot and killed by Spyral agent Kathy Kaneburied, and her body later disappears from the grave site along with that of Damian. Batman continues his pursuit for Ra's and to reclaim his son's body. Ra's flees with the bodies afterwards. After defeating Ra's in combat as Batman intends to reclaim his son's body, their battle is intervened by Darkseid 's elite member Glorious Godfrey and some Parademons.
Ra's manages to get his daughter's body from the Parademons in the sky, but falls into the gorge of Nanda Parbat along with Talia's body, while Batman tries to retrieve his son's body from Godfrey. She kills a nearby Tibetan to eat their food. She tries to escape in the Lu'un Darga's unknown lair of the inner core with the heart of the Lazarus Pit.
In their battle, Talia unsuccessfully convinces Damian.
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She explains that Ra's and his al Ghul family wage war against the ancient immortals of the Lu'un Darga claiming to be guardians of the Lazarus Pit. While Ra's sought to bring power and balance of life to Earth, the Lu'un Darga then tried to take back all life and cleanse Earth entirely because they would bring their own destruction to see Earth and the heart of the Lazarus Pit.
Talia also tells him he is being used as a pawn of Ra's to steal the Lu'un Darga's power.
The mysterious robed figure was revealed to be Den Darga, who thanked Damian's inadvertently for bringing the relic and attempts to bring about the end of life on Earth. While Den Darga destroys al Ghul Island by causing it to sink, he attempts to cleanse Talia and Damian's souls, but the clones of Damian insulate him and sacrifice their lives. Den Darga flees, leaving Talia and Damian to the abyss; they were rescued by Damian's friends.
Afterwards, Talia is hopeful to move somewhere to a safe place and tells her conscious son to rest. She informs him that if he chooses vigilantism, it will corrupt him of his misdeeds.
Talia then tells her son, Damian that he too can either choose between staying or leaving, after approving of who he is, except that his mother has been correcting herself and is regretful of her choices. As he chooses to leave and says goodbye to his mother, Talia regroups with the League of Assassins to prepare for war against Den Darga and the Lu'un Darga. He is later brought back to life by Suren Darga.
With the world saved and satisfied her son is safe she goes ahead to rejoin the League of Assassins. These targets will later become Damian's Teen Titans teammates after he saves them, kidnaps them and makes them aware of the Fist and their plans. Batman and Catwoman come to Khadym to see Holly Robinson, who has been hiding with Talia since fleeing Gotham after killing hundreds of terrorists.
Talia initially refuses to allow them to see Holly, going as far as severely wounding Batman and challenging Catwoman to a duel. Selina manages to defeat Talia by wounding her in the same manner that she did Batman beforehand. Powers and abilities[ edit ] Talia has been written to be an athlete at the peak of physical conditioning and has been trained in many forms of martial arts.
Often underestimated, Talia is also an excellent hand-to-hand fighter. Art by Bruce Timm. Talia appears in Batman: He said that the League had attempted to use economics as a means of destruction in their previous attack on Gotham, which created the Gotham Depression which led the murder of Bruce's parents when Joe Chill attempted to mug them after the loss of his job. Their deaths subsequently prompted the industries to band together and save the city.
He explained that the destruction of Gotham City is merely another mission by the League to correct humanity's recurring fits of decadence. Ra's then had his henchmen burn down the manor as a falling log knocked Bruce unconscious.
Ra's stated that, "Justice is balance. You burned my house and left me for dead. Death "If someone stands in the way of true justice, you simply walk up behind them, and stab them in the heart. Ra's commented that Batman took his advice of using "theatricality" too literally before he escaped and continued with his plans. Batman caught up with him again, and the teacher and student had one final battle on a runaway train that contained the microwave emitter.
Ra's' arrogance was ultimately his downfall after Batman defeated him in combat and revealed that he had no intention of stopping the train. Jim Gordon assisted Batman in taking out the steel support system that held up the train track using Batman's Tumbler vehicle; Batman told Ra's that Ra's had failed to be mindful of his own surroundings. He informed Ra's that he would not kill him, but that he wouldn't save him, the hero left Ra's for dead on the train.
Ra's meditated before it ran out of track and fell moments later into a parking garage and the microwave emitter the train contained exploded killing him for good. Talia al Ghul learned of the events that transpired surrounding her father's fate and swore to avenge him by continuing his mission of ridding the world of Gotham City.
Having assumed command of the League, Talia appointed Bane as the field commander of their ground forces.
The Dark Knight Rises Edit "You yourself fought the decadence of Gotham for years, with all your strength, all your resources, all your moral authority. Afterward Bruce made sure that she would be cared for for the rest of her days. Bruce met Jezebel Jet, a former supermodel turned ruler of a small nation.
The two instantly hit it off and became close, with Bruce even revealing his secret identity to her. However, Jezebel was actually a member of the villainous Black Glove, a criminal organization composed mostly of rich people who were led by Doctor Hurt. The group was obsessed with gambling and mostly wanted to put Batman through a series of trials to see if he would succumb to defeat.
Talia kills Jezebel in her own twisted attempt to prove her love to Bruce. After debuting in the New 52 during the Zero Year event, she takes on a more prominent role in the Superheavy arc after Bruce suffers from amnesia. He does not remember his time as Batman, nor most of his life as Bruce Wayne, and Alfred refuses to tell him as he wants his surrogate son to finally be happy.
Bruce and Julie work at a community center in the Narrows, one of the worst areas in Gotham City. They interact and provide aid for many of the children who live nearby, including Duke Thomas. The two strike up a romance and Bruce is finally happy.