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He's cornered by the cops, about to be killed... then a cloud of bats crashes through the windows.
The Woobie: Jim Gordon. He's a lower level good cop in Gotham without Batman for most of the story struggling with his desire to do the right thing and also rightly worried about the very real danger his family is in if he thinks to stand up. Thankfully things to start get better for him when Batman shows up.