Originally Posted by Technic
Why did Bruce wait so long to tell Alfred he was alive? Why would he break his heart like that? Is there something I missed? And don't tell me that he just wanted Alfred to see him living out the fantasy that he told him about.
They weren't really on speaking terms. Alfred broke Bruce's heart with the truth about Rachel first.
Forgiveness takes time. That scene in the cafe at the end is most likely months, maybe even years later.