"You just couldn’t let me go, could you? This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. You are truly incorruptible, aren’t you? Huh? You won’t kill me out of some misplaced sense of self-righteousness. And I won’t kill you because you’re just too much fun. I think you and I are destined to do this forever." —The Dark Knight (2008)


The Dark Knight (2008)

Assemble Task Force X. We have another Suicide mission.

I never wanted you to come back to Gotham. I always knew there was nothing here for you, except p a i n  a n d  t r a g e d y. And I wanted something more for you than that. I  s t i l l  d o.

alfred: “I’ve sewn you up, I’ve set your bones, but I  w o n’t  b u r y  y o u. I’ve buried enough members of the Wayne family.”
bruce: “…You’ll leave me?”
alfred: “You see only one end to your journey. Leaving is all I have to make you understand, you’re n o t Batman anymore. You h a v e to find another way.”

it’s time my enemies shared my dread.

Not a lot of people know what it feels like, do they — to be angry, in your bones. You gotta learn to hide the anger, practice smiling in the mirror. It’s like putting on a mask.




Sometimes the truth isn’t good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded…

GENRE!SWAP MEME l  Nolan!verse Batman as a southern gothic  [x,x]