Originally Posted by jonathancrane
I did not see Bane as Talia's tool, but, partner in crime. There's a difference between their relationship and that of R'as and Strange in AC.
Theoretically, yes. But in the execution Bane got all puppy-eyed and was never again scary. Not to mention that he was killed in a most underwhelming way (for a character so terrifying). Add to that that Talia didn't have half of the charisma Bane had.