Flagg: [Your last meal] was laced with explosive nanites. Any escape attempt and, well, you're going to look kinda funny trying to run away with no head.
Deadshot: That's a lot of trouble to go to just to keep little old me around. What do you want, exactly?
Flagg: You're going to do something patriotic, convict.
— Justice League, "Task Force X"
Emiri Kimidori: Your potential usefulness was marginally greater than the threat you present.
— to Ryoko Asakura , The Astonishment of Haruhi Suzumiya(First Part)