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Huh. I have run into another piece of information that I thought everyone had but apparently they don't.

I thought everyone knew that Dick Grayson and his parents had a circus trapeze act and his parents died because someone tampered with their equipment and then Bruce Wayne adopted Dick and that's how he eventually became Robin and then Nightwing.

Honestly, I thought that was a common knowledge thing.

Huh.

Date: 9/28/12 07:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dogwoodblossom.livejournal.com
It...isn't? I guess I could see how people would only know that Dick is Bruce's youthful ward. I kinda thought the circus background was common knowledge though. Or blindly obvious thanks to that costume.

Date: 9/28/12 07:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dramaturgca.livejournal.com
See, someone is writing BSG as DCU fic. With Lee Adama as Nightwing. And the fic references "The Flying Adamas" and their trapeze act. And all the other commenters were like "ZOMG, what a brilliant way to work in Lee's talent in the air!" And I was like "...but... that's... Nightwing canon..."

Date: 9/30/12 02:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spartacusjones.livejournal.com
People really don't know this?

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