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After witnessing the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne dedicated his life to fighting crime in Gotham City. With years of intense physical and mental training, and a vast family fortune, he has became a symbol that strikes fear into the hearts of criminals. He is Batman: The Dark Knight.

Real Name:Bruce Wayne
Base of Operations:Gotham City
Occupation:Industrialist, Philanthropist
Marital Status:Single
Height:6'2"
Weight:210 lbs.
Eye Color:Blue
Hair Color:Black

A wealthy philanthropist, Thomas Wayne, his wife Martha and their 8 year-old son, Bruce Wayne, were coming out of a movie theater. The time was 10:47 p.m. As they stepped onto Park Row (now called Crime Alley), a masked gunman named Joe Chill came out of the shadows wanting Martha's pearl necklace she was wearing. Before young Bruce's eyes, Chill shot and killed Thomas Wayne in cold blood and then Martha as she was screaming for help. Bruce, traumatized at the sight of his parents' death, would never be the same. After his parents' death, Bruce was raised by his the wise and loyal butler Alfred Pennyworth, and inherited his family's vast fortune as well as his father's company Wayne Enterprises.



Facing his parents' gravestones, Bruce made a solemn oath to avenge his parents' deaths. He toured the world looking for experts on various fields, training himself mentally and physically. Despite fiscal security, happiness eluded Bruce. Young Bruce was comforted by Dr. Leslie Thompkins, who helped him to mourn his parents and find a purpose in life. At age fourteen, Bruce started a twelve year walkabout around the world to study and learn various subjects. For academics, he studied at Cambridge in England, the Sorbonne in France, as well as other famous European universities. A Frenchman named Henri Ducard taught him man-hunting, a ninja named Kirigi taught him stealth, an African bushmen trained him in the art of the hunt, and Nepalese monks taught him healing.



He would return to Gotham City, where he decided to become a vigilante. But despite all his honed skills, he knew something was missing. Bruce believed criminals to be a "superstitious and cowardly lot", and in order to rid Gotham of evil, he needed to reinvent himself into a terrifying symbol that would strike fear in the hearts of criminals. While in his father's study, a large bat came crashing in. Bruce saw this as an omen, and recalled his fear of bats as a child and decided to use the bat as his symbol. Using his vast wealth, Bruce designs a costume and state of the art equipment based on bats. From this point on he lead a double life. By day, the playboy billionaire Bruce Wayne, and by night, vigilante crime-fighter Batman.

 

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Gender: Male

Location: Gotham City

Occupation: Philanthropist

 

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Nerdy Hero Report | 07/31/2014 12:36 am
Nerdy Hero
Great, got back from the coast guard.
Nerdy Hero Report | 07/30/2014 11:28 pm
Nerdy Hero
Howdy
Fandangooo Report | 07/30/2014 10:06 pm
Fandangooo
[******** THE CAPED CRUSADER , YOUR THE BEST BATMAN ON GAIA.
Speed It Up Sugar Report | 07/30/2014 8:45 pm
Speed It Up Sugar
Well. I'm here. Make with the fine dining.
-opens mouth expectantly-
City Of Scars Report | 07/30/2014 6:02 am
City Of Scars
Bruce o u o
Roy Rage Report | 07/30/2014 12:26 am
Roy Rage
Welcome back Bruce.
Worlds Greatest Speedster Report | 07/29/2014 11:44 pm
Worlds Greatest Speedster
Don't get beat up, come back to the chat.
Petey Parker Report | 07/29/2014 11:35 pm
Petey Parker
skype.
A is for Anarky Report | 07/19/2014 5:03 pm
A is for Anarky
"There are times when the law jeopardizes those who obey it." Surely Batman you of all people can understand this statement. The model vigilante all draped in black, scaring the bad men and bring law to the lawless with the strength of you own fists. If anyone can understand my mission to protect to every-man, it's you.
Slithering Beauty Report | 07/18/2014 12:24 pm
Slithering Beauty
*Hissssssssss*
 
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