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Old 09-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #877
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Default Re: The Joker sized elephant in the room

Originally Posted by RachelDawes View Post
I've thought this for some time. If Bane had released the Joker from Arkham, he wouldn't've been able to resist throwing a wrench into Bane's plans, so Bane would've had to take him out, but the Joker is sufficiently canny to avoid going down without a fight...eventually the focus would've drifted away from Bruce.
There's a very clinical way Bane goes about things in TDKR. He didn't even tolerate his own goons bringing Gordon down into the sewers, prematurely spoiling his plan somewhat. Rather quickly, he would have the same amount of disdain for the Joker as Batman himself. And he would look to eliminate him completely, sooner than later...

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