A/n: Hello, its John, the visionary. I've waited so long to post this fanfic. I wanted it to be a surprise, even after I said that I wanted to write more fanfiction off of my favorite shows. Part of me still wants to, but in this day and age, I think I'll write something that everyone needs to at least listen to or consider. This may not be a fic that everyone will like, but I do know this that what I'm writing is based off of a very important subject.

However, it is another crossover that crosses two more of my favorite shows/series, both old and new. Hopefully, I can write good action in this, too. The disclaimer at the end of this chapter will tell you of what shows I'm crossing over this time. Enjoy.

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Dedicated to the memory of my parents John (1953-2001) and Myra (1954-2009)


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How did life begin...?

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Some say that it was an accident, that it ordered itself, others say, that it was a great explosion...

And there are a great many people that say, that God Himself created life, ordering it so, when he said, "LET THERE BE LIGHT!"

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Whatever the reason... the universe has expanded with many planets, and the legions of galaxies that have encompassed them, blessed with life. And each planet has had its own idea of what God is, or have had their own god to suit them. But for eons, there had been ideologies, opinions, and religious philosophies that have enthralled society, and have set many beings at odds with one another, or have tried to force their ways upon others.

For this reason alone, heroes with great powers have emerged, protecting the rights of all sentient creation against those who would supplant or try to make life in their own image. These heroes have from time to time been honored by society, and sometimes have been driven away like unwanted strangers or outlaws... but whether loved or despised, the heroes continue to protect the freedoms of all life...

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However...

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On one planet, called Earth, thousands, perhaps millions have believed that God is all around them. And they teach that He created all living things, giving free will and personality...

But that He is invisible, not needing to be seen, has watched and provided the needs of all people, and above all believed that Gods way is good, right, equal, and the only true way of life... and that the way of every man, is sin. But those who, have different beliefs and preferred their ways over everything else, have shunned those who follow Gods wayeven killed them, because they did not esteem His way to be the way they wished to live their lives...

These followers of God have also believed that He will send a Savior, His only begotten Son, in the form of an ordinary man.

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And one day, when a man came upon the people who are said to be God's children, to tell them that he is their long-awaited Messiah, they ridiculed him, and believed he was a blasphemer, for God's law has said that none are to proclaim themselves as God. But many believed that the man was their Messiah, and he healed many sicknesses, even raising the dead for their belief in him. Then one day, the man whom was believed to be the Messiah was taken by his own people, to be crucified, beaten... and killed, believing that he violated their law...

The disciples of God's Son have said that He had risen His Son three days after He died and that they saw Him. In response, they have proclaimed His word to untold millions around Earth, preaching that the only way to Heaven... is only through faith and trust in God's only Son, and not in their own ways

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Consequently...

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There was a prophecy that one day... the Son Himself will come to call His true believers from the earth in an instant moment (from the lowest pit or sea depth, to the tallest mountains and all other high places known to man), to be with God in Heaven. But it will be at a time of hour of daywhich no one shall ever know of... save the Father. Many accepted the teaching, but others disdained it, as well as many to all teachings of the Son, casting them away from society and persecuted the believers of God and his Son...

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Now... nearly two thousand years after the supposed God's Son was said to be killed and risen from the grave...

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All of His teachings are still present today, living in His believers. But also, even today, the philosophies and religions, not originally of God, still continue to be popular among the people, ignoring the doctrines and statutes of love and justice that God, was said to, have set before them to follow and live by, all of their days. And still... people fight endlessly over the sets of beliefs that have divided mankind, as well as all life itself, since the beginning...

For the believers of God, and His Son have said that He had set a day, when all people (whether they be virtuous heroes, ordinary people, or cruel villains) will be held accountable for what theyve doneword, thought, and action...

A day that may creep closer upon us all each moment, more than we might ever think or imagine...

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And the heroes who have kept us safe, along with the countless worlds across the galaxy from insidious, relentless, powerful foes that have tried to control it time and time again, will be faced with the ultimate challenge... as well as the ultimate choice...

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As a period of terrible darkness soon heads our way...

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When the DC Universe gets LEFT BEHIND

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PART 1: THE VANISHING DILEMMA

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Chapter 1: Current Events and a Coming Storm

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Gotham City... a city ravaged by crime, poverty, and hopelessness. It had once suffered under great depression but afterwards became enthralled by crime lords who take advantage of Gotham's citizens, spreading drugs, guns, extortion... all forms of illegal activity. It was the grand cesspool of crime that many considered was beyond saving, all but a few who give millions to homeless shelters and orphanages to bring hope to those who have none. And there is one... who directly combats crime where it breeds upon the streets of Gotham...

As screams resounded from a young woman, who was being chased by a group of muggers, numbering 10 or 11. Racing throughout the streets, her heart pounding, and her knees and feet aching, about to give way, she focused her mind solely to get to safety, or at least a police officer. But, the muggers, grinning maliciously wouldn't stop until they acquired their quarry with the woman who had fine jewelry, and fine clothing, believing that the stuff she had would be a big score for them. The woman turned into an alley where she saw a fence to try and climb over it... but she tripped and fell, knocking the wind out of her.

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The criminals reached the alleyway, seeing their prey, lie helpless on the ground. One by one, the thieves brandished their stiletto blades, clubs, and chains, beginning to strut slowly towards the woman...

One of the thugs whistled, saying, "what's the matter, doll-face?"

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The woman's face became pale, shivering in anguish, as if she was facing her death...

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"...Need a," taunted another thug, tossing his blade between his hands, "...helping hand?"

"Please, don't hurt me!" she squeaked, as she pulled off her purse and diamond necklace, "here, take these! But please let me go!"

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Then something overtook them as a dark shadowy figure swiftly knocked the thugs in between each other. The atmosphere changed as the assailants and the victim watched silently as to what comes next...

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Then... the black figure pounced upon another thug, flipping him over, and crashed into a line of garbage cans. The figure then dove in, ducking below the criminals arm reach and tackled at least three more, with a great charge. Then after the figure plowed them into the alley wall, he took the criminal that he held onto, reached up to the crooks neck... and threw him across the alley, hitting the fence. The figure flipped himself upright, standing menacingly, yet boldly before the crowd.

Its likeness seemed to be shaped like a bat, with pointy ears on its head, and a flowing cloak, with pointed edges that resembled a bats wings. Whether victim or assailants, all of them were awe-struck by the bat-like figure.

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The woman panted fearfully, looking at the tall dark, threatening figure, as it said, "run!"

Wasting no time, the intended victim took off as fast as she could, leaving her once-pursuers behind at the mercy of her mysterious dark rescuer.

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"Its the bat-freak!" snarled the leader, "get him!"

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The remaining perpetrators charged at the bat figure, but he jumped up again... and plunged directly into the crowd. He then did a roundhouse kick, sweeping about two of the thugs onto the ground. The bat figure then pulled out something that looked like a gun, that fired a line, that wrapped around another criminal's legs, then pulled him down onto the ground as the line quickly retracted.

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With only three criminals remaining... the bat figure stood ever vigilant as the attackers tried to bring him down with their clubs or crowbars. But in the end... the bat figure head-butted one crook...

Kicked the second in the stomach, along with an upper-cut punch to the head...

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And the last crook dashed and swung his crowbar... but the bat figure caught the crowbar. The crook gasped despondently... as the bat figure slowly balled... and tightened his other hand into a rock hard-like fist...

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THWOCK!

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Later on... the Gotham City police arrived at the scene after the woman who almost got mugged reported the incident and told them where she left her attackers after the bat-like person saved her. The police grabbed their flashlights and searched for any sign of what the victim had told them...

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And spotted a group of people bound by wire, with a paper taped onto the wire, with a bat-shaped symbol. The police didn't know what to think, some of them smiled, others grunted in disgust. And the man in charge, Commissioner James Gordon, took a look at what the bat character had done.

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"Well, not surprisingly, there's nothing that the Batman can't handle," commented Gordon, of the mysterious person who captured the criminals, "whatever anyone thinks of him, Batman still tries his best to hold this city together... even though he does it in the shadows, as an 'urban legend'.

"Take them away," the Commissioner ordered.

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As Gordon's men went to take the crooks into custody... Gordon peaked upwards, upon a tall building, and from the corner of his eye...

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There was the Batman, considered the true protector of Gotham City, besides the police. Loved by some, feared by others, even to the point of hating Batman's very existence, as many people believe him to be a threat. This brought up the question of Batman of being either a crusader or a menace because of the way he fights crime... with a pounding fist.

Commissioner Gordon wasn't even sure about Batman at first, but the more they worked together, the more they trusted each other... to the point of becoming great friends, even though Gordon sensed somehow that Batman doesn't allow himself to be friendly. Batman looked down, as his old friend from the police force gave a small nod... then fired a line, and swooped away from the building, with his cape flapping extravagantly through the night, as if he was flying.

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Meanwhile, up in the sky, as the morning sun dawns a brand new day... a fighter jet plane soared through the air, and its pilot a cautious individual, constantly checking every gage, device, button and mechanism on the plane. He scanned the sights being vigilant of his duties as an Air Force pilot.

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The pilot then received a call. "Echo November 461, please respond," the radio spoke.

"Come in, base, this is Echo November 461, over," the pilot replied.

"What is your status?"

"Routine scan of the area complete, no sign of bogies, command."

"Very well, Echo November, return to base."

"Copy, command," said the pilot, as he turned his plane around.

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Elsewhere... an ordinary passenger car train, with its diligent engineers cruised along the train tracks. Its passengers were minding their own business, by seeing the current events of today of major sporting events, politics, and financial statuses, listening to music, playing games like chess, even young kids talking with their elders.

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"Grandma, look what I drew," said a young girl, showing her grandmother a picture.

"That's very nice dear," the grandmother replied graciously.

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As the fighter plane was on its way back... began to register malfunctions as it came across some turbulence, as every device went haywire. The pilot performed diagnostic checks to see what was happening... but control failures became worse, trying to right up steering controls, which led up to the engines conking out slowly.

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"Mayday control, mayday!" the pilot sounded in alarm, contacting the base.

"What's wrong?" asked control.

"My jet's failing," replied the pilot, "all my controls have gone wacky. My altimeter's out of control, I've lost altitude, and my engines are fading!"

"Can you operate auxiliary power source?"

"Negative," the pilot exclaimed frantically, "I'm falling fast, and have lost the plane. I have to punch out!"

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The jet began falling and swirling around out of control like a speeding bullet. The pilot took all his strength to handle what was left of his steering to slow the plane's spinning a bit to a point where he can safely parachute out of the jet, without doing himself any harm.

But as he shot out of the plane, it began to spin wildly once more... as it came within close proximity of a bridge.

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On the train, the two engineers were steering their passengers upon the countryside... but were taken surprise as an Air Force jet spun right in front of them, taking out a part of a bridge up ahead, though it wasn't destroyed. But it was large enough a gap for them to fall through.

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"What the heck was that?" an engineer asked.

"I don't know, but we have to stop this train, or we'll fall through that gap!" the other stressed urgently.

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Many of the passengers had discovered the jet hitting the bridge and became frightened of what would happen, like being derailed, and began to scatter into the aisles. The train engineers discovered that the train was moving too fast as they were almost to the bridge when they saw the jet crash through it. They tried slowing their speed, even pulled the emergency brake, but the train was going too fast to avoid hitting the gap...

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Then a swift fast object reached under the gap in the bridge, and set itself into it, giving support to the train as it passed over. The engineers as well as the passengers were surprised that they crossed the gap. But as they finally crossed the gap, though they were on the bridge, the engineers still found themselves baffled of their miraculous feat that occurred before them.

"Excuse me, gentlemen," said a kindly voice...

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The engineers looked up out the window, to see a man with nicely groomed hair, with one strand hanging over his forehead, floating in the air. He wore a blue skin-tight suit with red boots, a red cape, and an S-shaped shield on his chest.

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"You were lucky enough when I showed up," said the red cape man, "another second, and you would've suffered a terrible fall. I suggest you get on the radio and tell the authorities about this bridge so it can be fixed."

One of the engineers nodded, replying, "...will do, and thank you."

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The floating one, gave a small salute, then soared along the side of the train as the passengers began to gaze gleefully...

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"Look, over there!" the passengers cheered.

"It's a bird..."

"A plane..."

"Its SUPERMAAAAANNNN!!!!!!!!!!"

"SUPERMAN! SUPERMAN! SUPERMAN!" roared the train riders in praise to the one who saved them.

"Thank you, Superman!" the passengers cried graciously.

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The being known as Superman waved and nodded at the cheering passengers, going around the train... before zooming off into the sky, with everyone's faces and hands upon the windows of the train, with mirthful smiles, and some pointing their fingers at him.

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This kind, angelic-like person that everyone refers to as Superman was considered to be the greatest champion of planet Earth. But his origins were not from Earth, as he came from a planet called Krypton. Sent here as a young boy, he was raised properly by two decent farmers. When he reached the coming age of manhood, he discovered his unearthly origins, and that he had powers that no one else on Earth ever had... powers that come from exposure of yellow sunlight, while the red sunlight of Krypton made him like any normal being. And to this day, Superman continues to protect Earth from any threat, whether it was on Earth or among the stars.

But while everyone else of planet Earth had loved Superman, there were some that feared Superman's abilities or thought him an even bigger threat because of his popularity. Even those in certain governments around the world had the same opinion of Superman and those he worked with... the Justice League, who have been Superman's greatest allies for years now. Time and time again they've faced against the greatest dangers capable of wiping all life from existence.

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One of the League's greatest members, Wonder Woman, has had a share of what Superman endured whether people loved or hated him. She came from an island called Themyscira that was full of women, known as the Amazons, protected by the legendary Olympian gods. Wonder Woman, or as the world knew as Diana of Themyscira, was a ray of hope for the Amazons among the rest of the world, that they called Man's or Patriarch's World. Diana was made of the dust of the earth to be given breath of life as a wish to Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons, and was raised among them and their ways of peace for the rest of the world to embrace. When the time came for her to be sent to Man's world, she both a full-fledged U.N. Ambassador and a great celebrity, and even wrote a book that received high acclaim.

However all that came crumbling down when a man named Maxwell Lord had put Superman under his control, making him attack his friends and allies, and was forced to kill him because he said that it was the only way to free her friend. Soon, it had spread abroad of Wonder Woman's killing of Max Lord, and she was slandered and reprimanded for it, and not long after, wars between the Amazons and Man's world erupted. And this brought upon the wrath of their gods, that they were stripped of their immortality, and exiled from Themyscira and was scattered upon the far reaches of the Earth. Only Hippolyta remained on the island, while Diana obtained her status as Wonder Woman, making a slow effort to patch up her relations with everyone in the world.

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One day, Diana went back to her home to visit her mother, gazing upon the beauty of her home, remembering how it was once populated with her people, but whether by her own will or not, she accepts the condition that the island was in. She set foot upon her homeland, stepping across many mythical beasts that one could only view in a fairy tale.

After walking such a great distance, Diana met up with her mother in a grove near the palace.

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"Greetings, mother," said Diana.

"I bid you, welcome, daughter," replied Hippolyta, "what brings you to Themyscira of late?"

"Life proceeds fast in Man's world, mother," she explained, "everything comes and goes, some want peace, others endless conflict, even in the realm of religion. But above all mother... I came to visit you."

Hippolyta giggled with curiosity as she said, "daughter, you never cease to amaze me with your earnest piety."

"We Amazons have always been trained to be courteous, as well as great warriors," Diana commented, "and for eons the gods have protected us here, in Themyscira, and it has not been long after they had gone away from us."

"Despite that Diana, I have enjoyed some portion of my solitude. I still maintain the care for our plants and animals, both on land and in the waters that surround us."

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As her mother explained, Diana smiled sympathetically that her mother, in spite of her loneliness, could have so much good to speak of.

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"Even though the gods may have gone from us, I'm thankful enough to at least enjoy the days I have here. Also, part of me feels that I deserve this solitude, especially when I was tricked into leading a fruitless battle against Man's world, though we Amazons have despised their ways for so long. But in the end... we became no better than them," ended Hippolyta sadly.

"Perhaps a part of us had always been like the outside world of man, mother, and we simply didn't know about it," lamented Diana.

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In the past, Hippolyta would have reproached such a suggestion. But now, she humbly accepted and absorbed it into her, as if she realized that somehow... it was true.

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But then, Hippolyta had this to say, "...in spite of how we may or may not be like Man's world, I sense that darker times will fall on us, and not just in Man's world, and certainly not just on Themyscira... but everywhere... on the whole of creation itself."

"There has been talk of something supernatural that happened in Man's world, mother," Diana added, "in the nation of Israel, where they have not long ago suffered an all-out attack with no warning. But for some reason, Israel was spared, without any minor or major damage--not even one living creature had suffered injury. Their enemies were completely wiped out, and somehow, the people of Israel were able to use their enemies' weapons for fire fuel. And the bodies of their enemies were either eaten by birds or buried wherever they lay dead.

"The Justice League have very little interest in political matters, but when it concerns a supernatural miracle as what Israel had just experienced, it just makes you wonder who is really protecting us," Diana concluded.

"However, every nation has its own god that they look to, Diana," Hippolyta explained, "even in this nation, Israel, who has their own way of doing things, and its people being considered the greatest in Man's world. And everyone goes wherever they wish to go, to serve what they feel is best. But when someone else says that their way is better, the people become enraged as if they don't want to be controlled or ruled by another.

"This was the problem with Man's world as they didn't want us to tell them of how they should live. As a result, they became fearful that they would lose their own sense of being. Even with this supernatural occurrence in Israel, I doubt that even the whole of Man's world will fully consider coming together as a world of faith," lamented Hippolyta at the last.

"It has happened plenty of times, mother," said Diana, in agreement with her mother, "even with the 9/11 attacks, the people came together for a time, and then went back to caring more about themselves than the people around them.

"However," Diana began to add, "there is a rumor that the Jewish Nationalists are having a conference in New York about a new world order, and that all the leaders of the major religions are gathering for a one-world religious order. I'm not sure what it means, but it could be the first step to bringing the world together in peace."

"But it doesn't mean that it will go that way," commented Hippolyta, "I too, have spent some time among Man's world, when I took on your mantle as Wonder Woman for a time. And some of them fear that a one-world government will make nations reject their own laws and place their ruling under international laws and judicial processes. And that by doing this, the world would fall under a dictatorship that would deny the rights of human beings, especially the ones who are poor."

"Is such a thing possible, mother?" asked Diana.

"Man's world has had tyrants before in the past," answered Hippolyta, "there are some who realize the destructive nature of man, even in the annals of history. And though I was tricked and put under a spell to lead an attack against Man's world... there had been a part of me that wanted to dominate men. So you were right to say that a part of us is no better than men, because without checking our personal natures... anyone can be ruthless people who serve nothing but their own pleasures. And sadly, we Amazons were no exception."

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Diana stood in deep thought to what her mother had said. Initially, a one-world government would have to have a supreme governor to make the final decisions. And it is ultimately unsure whether that supreme governor would lead the world to peace... or to the greatest oppression that it has ever seen.

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"...So do you believe that man is heading for disaster, mother?" asked Diana.

"All I can say is," Hippolyta replied, with her eyes staring up towards the sky, "that with these current events in Man's world, whatever they choose to decide must choose carefully... or risk being swept away in the coming storm because of their own negligence."

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Disclaimer: I do not own Batman, Superman, or Wonder Woman. They are the property of DC comics, with all the characters thereof.

The other series I'm crossing over with... is Left Behind, and Left Behind is the property of Pastor Dr. Tim Lahaye and Jerry B. Jenkins