Batman: The Dark Knight Season 1
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The season chronicles Bruce Wayne becoming Batman. Some of the key plot points are;


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01 250px Pilot
When Bruce Wayne was a young boy, his wealthy parents were shot and killed right in front of him. When Bruce was twenty-one years old, he changed his name and traveled the world in search of an assassin named Ducard for training. Eight years later, after being thrown in prison by police in China for theft, a man who identifies himself as Ducard invites Bruce to join an elite vigilante group, the League of Assassins.
02 Training 07 Assasins
After being freed the next day, Bruce travels to the top of a mountain to begin his combat training with the League. In his training, Bruce overcomes his fear of bats, but when Ducard orders Bruce to execute a murderer as a final test, Bruce refuses to obey. training himself to intellectual and physical perfection.
03 Revenge-5 Revenge
After destroying the League's headquarters, Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham City and begins plotting a one-man war against the corrupt system. Meanwhile, assistant district attorney Harvey Dent starts to become targeted by Carmine Falcone and his associates.
04 101VampireDiaries 16 Suit Up
After reestablishing his connections to his father's company, Wayne Enterprises, Bruce seeks the help of police sergeant James Gordon and former board member Lucius Fox to make him body armor and a prototype armored car. Bruce and Alfred begin building the Bat-Cave, and Bruce determines what he shall be called, after a bat crashes through his window.
05 250px Batman Begins
A few weeks later, Bruce is given the prototype armored car and experimental armored suit. After augmenting them further, Bruce decides to test out the suit, by disrupting a drug shipment of Falcone's.
06 118VampireDiaries0446 Playboy
After Falcone's arrest, Gotham begins buzzing about the supposed "Batman" and to make sure no one suspects him, Bruce begins to act like a wealthy playboy. Meanwhile, Harvey looks to indict Falcone and is offered help from Gotham Gazette reporter Vicki Vale.
07 BatmanS1-35 Delusions
After saving Harvey Dent's life from an assassin hired by Falcone, Batman provides Harvey with evidence capable of indicting Falcone. Meanwhile, while in jail, Dr. Jonathan Crane introduces Falcone with "fear gas" causing him to go insane.
08 Stunned-5 Stunned
While investigating the "unusual" drugs in the shipment, Batman is sprayed by The Scarecrow with a highly potent dose of fear nerve gas.
09 119VampireDiaries0845 Red
At a charity event, Bruce meets Gotham Gazette reporter Vicki Vale who is looking to uncover why Falcone has suddenly lost his sanity.
10 250px Prodigal
After a hint from Batman, Vicki Vale and Harvey Dent do some digging and conclude that someone at Arkham Asylum is poisoning the prisoners including Falcone.
11 250px Perry
Jonathan Crane summons Vicki to Arkham Asylum and shows her that the panic and fear inducing toxin has been introduced into Gotham's water supply for weeks, and Crane demands to know who else suspects him. Meanwhile, Fox works to make more of the antidote.
12 Batman 9 Tempest
Bruce gains control of his company and installs Fox as the CEO, firing Mr. Earle, the previous CEO. Meanwhile, Crane is put in Arkham and questioned by Gordon.
13 250px Odd
With Falcone in jail, Sal "The Boss" Maroni, of the Maroni crime family, hires insane Doctor Hugo Strange to kill Batman.
14 [[Image:|250px]] Bat In The Cat
Batman encounters a new cat burglar Catwoman, and around the same time, meets a woman named Selina Kyle (as Bruce Wayne), to whom he is visibly attracted. When Selina runs into trouble with the terrorist cartel known as The League of Assassins, she decides to take matters into her own hands and investigate.
15 [[Image:|250px]] Cat Scratch Fever
The League of Assassins, attacks a military train and steal a viral plague, which they intend to plant on the resort, leading to their first encounter with Batman. Bruce discovers that Catwoman and Selina Kyle are the same and that she has been kidnapped by the League of Assassins.
16 122VampireDiaries1019 Birthday
Bruce Wayne begrudgingly throws himself a birthday party, at the suggestion of Alfred. At the party, Bruce is confronted by the League of Assassins and Henri Ducard, who reveals himself to be the real Ra's al Ghul.
17 Batman S1-15 Velocity
Jason Dante threatens to kill Pete Ross. Clark has to lie, steal and cheat to save his friend. While Lana discovers that Adam Knight is Bruce Wayne, he himself witnesses Clark's powers. Meanwhile, after Helen discovers a locked room in the mansion she demands to know what is behind it, forcing Lex to come clean about his investigation of Clark.
18 Batman S1-16 Crisis
Lana tells Clark Adam Knight's secret and that he has been spying on him, and asks Lex to help her evict him. When Clark confronts Bruce about his secretivity, he reveals that he knows about Clark's abilities and he won't tell anyone as long as Clark doesn't tell anybody who he is.
19 250px Lineage
A mysterious woman shows up claiming to be Clark's mother, prompting the Kents to tell Clark what happened after they discovered him in the cornfield that fateful day. Clark discovers why his father hates the Luthors, and how his adoption was fixed.

When Bruce Waynes wealthy parents are shot and killed as a young boy, he is then raised by The family's butler, Alfred Pennyworth. When Bruce was eighteen years old, he decided to fight crime to protect the innocent from what happened to him. But, soon realized that he cannot truly understand what he intends to fight as a wealthy playboy, he abandons his life at home, stowing away on a cargo ship and traveling the world for nearly four years. Years later, after being thrown in prison by police in China for theft, a man who identifies himself as Ducard invites Bruce to join an elite vigilante group, the League of Assasins, under the leadership of Ra's al Ghul.after which, he was raised by The family's butler, Alfred Pennyworth.


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  • Events take place between April 2008 and ?.