Re: The Mandarin in Iron Man 3...Love it or hate it? - Part 1
Originally Posted by roach
But it makes sense with Ra's...for a character whose whole thing is dying and resurrecting...a realistic take on that power set would be a fake figure head who dies and is replaced.
Also, we never got to know much about "Ra's." Ducard got the development while training Bruce. So the twist doesn't hurt the character of Ra's at all, considering he was actually being developed prior to the reveal.
"I never asked for this crown. Gold is cold and heavy on the head, but so long as I am the king, I have a duty … If I must sacrifice one child to the flames to save a million from the dark … Sacrifice … is never easy, Davos. Or it is no true sacrifice." - Stannis Baratheon