Reviews for Failing Safely
Guest chapter 4 . 8/3
i'm glad this ended well; it could have so easily gone otherwise. Your Conner at the end seems better than he'd begun: a little more confident, less angry, more patient, happier. It's nice to see all the good influences on him: Bruce, Dick, Kaldur, and i even thought i caught a bit of Alfred there.
I think you bring across very well the point that YJ canon was making: that Bruce's mostly-unsmiling but consistent care is a whole lot better than Clark's general friendliness that failed where it really counted. I don't blame Clark for his guarded-ness regarding Superboy, but at least he should have warmed up a little once Bruce had verified that Conner is effectively just a kid - especially given how generous he is with everyone else.
Right from the start in YJ canon it was striking how different Dick and Conner were. everything about Dick screams effortless confidence and security, and Bruce can scowl all he wants, but Dick is clearly happy, a carefully-nurtured and deeply-cherished child. Conner looked like a neglected problem teen from the start, and i'm glad that by the end of this story, he's looking a little more like Dick in this regard.
Thanks for sharing!
nekochan1994 chapter 3 . 8/2
Not good Lois.
Guest chapter 4 . 6/21
Great story
brightwing11 chapter 4 . 4/25
ooh, my heart hurt!
Derpy bird chapter 4 . 3/8
Ermigersh this is amazing!
Crystalzap chapter 4 . 11/26/2014
I feel a little bad for Sups but he did have his chance
Arla Logan chapter 4 . 9/27/2014
This was so sad and depressing, yet so beautiful...
;-( ;-(
xSapphirexRosesxFanx chapter 4 . 7/3/2014
I am so glad he is fine...
8annie81 chapter 1 . 8/21/2013
Did not expect this to make me cry. Damn Cadmus is a twisted place :'(
indigo chapter 4 . 8/3/2013
dang someone should give you a award for this amazing
N Harmonic chapter 2 . 7/30/2013
I don't understand that last line. smart yet obvious me :(
N Harmonic chapter 1 . 7/30/2013
batman is the greatest father in all of DC COMICS, next to Bruce Banner of course. it must be in the name!
Jesse Holmes chapter 4 . 7/7/2013
aww this story is sweet :)
Mesonoxian chapter 4 . 6/2/2013
Daddy!Bats is the best thing EVER! 3
Ripper101 chapter 4 . 5/26/2013
Heartbreaking and beautifully characterised, all at the same time. Thank you so much for writing this story, and for not 'fixing' things at the end so it seems like an unthinking happy ever after. It can't be, but it still ends in hope, which is the best part of all.
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