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20 December 2011 @ 09:39 pm
[BATMAN] Birds of Prey by jane_potter  
Title: Birds of Prey (.pdf version here)
Author: jane_potter (also here)
Fandom: Batman (Nolan-verse)

Rating: Explicit (NC-17)
Category: Female/Male, Male/Male
Pairing(s): Jim Gordon/Barbara Gordon, Jim Gordon/Bruce Wayne (Batman)
Characters: Bruce Wayne (Batman), Jim Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth, Lucius Fox, Renee Montoya, Stephens, Bullock, Barbara Gordon, Babs Gordon, Jimmy Grodon Jr.

Additional Tags: Post-Canon (The Dark Knight), Action/Adventure, Angst, Case/Mission, Dark Themes, Dark Humour, Drama, Family, First Time/First kiss, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Romance. Warnings: Dubious Consent, Graphic/Non-Graphic Depictions of Violence, Illness/Impairment (Mental/Physical), Minor Character Death, Potentially Triggering Scenes, PTSD, Strong Language, Transformation

Words: ~142,426 Chapters: 24/24

Summary: A new Mafia kingpin. A vigilante in exile. A commissioner without allies. Half a year undercover, deep in the heart of the criminal underworld. Half a year to redeem Batman, salvage a broken partnership, and- maybe- save Gotham.

Save to leave and enter the house, Jim Gordon hadn't set foot on his porch in seventeen days. Barbara even took out the trash now, while Jim cajoled the kids into eating their vegetables, washing up for the night and tucking them into bed next to each other in Jim and Barbara's king. Jimmy and Babs hadn't slept in their own rooms for nearly three months. Despite all the counselling they had been through, Jim feared that somehow his children weren't yet out of shock. Their house was a quiet place, too full of silences.

Cop cars still circled the block every half hour after dark. The constant presence of an officer parked across the street from Jim Gordon's house had become part of life in the neighbourhood.

The situation had just become intolerable.