Originally Posted by jmc
For a series hellbent on realism the parental/child bond between Talia and Ra's wouldn't nearly be as strong given the age the characters first met. Talia's father figure would be Bane, therefore her desire for 'revenge' would be almost non-existent.
I think the bond was definitely strong seeing as how a ten year old Talia went to search the world for her father. If there wasn't a bond at all, Talia would not have done this, so I'm sure her mother spoke about Ra's to keep the memory around even when he wasn't physically.