Re: The TDKR General Discussion Thread - - - - - - - - - Part 141
I think you're underestimating a knife in between your ribs. Also add to the fact that she was twisting it damn slowly, which would have increased the pain ten-fold. And the emotional strife of finding out who she really was made him feel like hell.
I don't necessarily think Batman would've taken her down like Kevin Smith said if it was "comic book" Batman. But he's interpreted enough times that you can't tell which exact intepretation.
I like your idea of a Sherlock Holmes moment but it wouldn't have been that necessary in that scene.