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* How come in the story the heroes always [[spoiler: beat their Regime counterparts, including the heroic Batman?]] Well, just ask Ares, who the Regime had [[spoiler: so deprived of conflict he began to lose powers]]. Essentially, [[spoiler: Regime members and its opposers became kinda rusty from not directly fighting in a long time]].

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* How come in the story the heroes always [[spoiler: beat their Regime counterparts, including the heroic Batman?]] Batman? Well, just ask Ares, who the Regime had [[spoiler: so deprived of conflict he began to lose powers]]. powers. Essentially, [[spoiler: Regime members and its opposers became kinda rusty from not directly fighting in a long time]].time.



** [[spoiler: Regarding Main Universe Batman's victory over his Insurgency counterpart, Just compare the Batsuits they are using and wearing. In comparison to his Main Universe Counterpart, Insurgency!Batman's is much heavier and more rustier, with a much more wrinkled cowl with a few tears around it which he likely received due to the neglect and the Regime's confiscation of the remaining WayneTech and deadly encounters with the Regime themselves. That's why he lost. His suit paled in comparison to his Main Universe Counterpart's Batsuit, which is less constricting and a lot cleaner.]]
** Additionally, when [[spoiler: Superman scanned Main!Batman with his super-vision, he noted that his vitals are all wrong. Injustice!Batman probably received many permanent injuries in the past five years that adversely affected his fighting, so even though Main!Batman was recovering from Strykers, he could still overpower Injustice!Batman. This is later confirmed in the prequel comics when we see that, between other things, Injustice!Superman broke Injustice!Batman's back so he's wearing a prosthetic.]]
** [[spoiler: Due to many of the Regime members also having anger over oppositions, they may have been fighting aggressively, while the Main Universe heroes are much more analytical due to them lacking as much anger over their enemies, allowing them to fight their counterparts with no problem.]]

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** [[spoiler: Regarding Main Universe Batman's victory over his Insurgency counterpart, Just compare the Batsuits they are using and wearing. In comparison to his Main Universe Counterpart, Insurgency!Batman's is much heavier and more rustier, with a much more wrinkled cowl with a few tears around it which he likely received due to the neglect and the Regime's confiscation of the remaining WayneTech and deadly encounters with the Regime themselves. That's why he lost. His suit paled in comparison to his Main Universe Counterpart's Batsuit, which is less constricting and a lot cleaner.]]
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** Additionally, when [[spoiler: Superman scanned Main!Batman with his super-vision, he noted that his vitals are all wrong. Injustice!Batman probably received many permanent injuries in the past five years that adversely affected his fighting, so even though Main!Batman was recovering from Strykers, he could still overpower Injustice!Batman. This is later confirmed in the prequel comics when we see that, between other things, Injustice!Superman broke Injustice!Batman's back so he's wearing a prosthetic.]]
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** [[spoiler: Due to many of the Regime members also having anger over oppositions, they may have been fighting aggressively, while the Main Universe heroes are much more analytical due to them lacking as much anger over their enemies, allowing them to fight their counterparts with no problem.]]



* It seems a little far-fetched that Superman would go this far off the rails. Or that the Joker would ever pull off nuking Metropois. I mean, Lex would NOT allow that, at least without his permission. [[spoiler:In the ''Injustice'' universe, however, Lex Luthor is a good guy. That simple fact is the butterfly effect that causes everything else, as without him Superman didn't face anyone willing to attack his psychological weaknesses as viciously, and there wasn't one villain who "ruled" Metropolis and kept interlopers out.]]

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* It seems a little far-fetched that Superman would go this far off the rails. Or that the Joker would ever pull off nuking Metropois. I mean, Lex would NOT allow that, at least without his permission. [[spoiler:In In the ''Injustice'' universe, however, Lex Luthor is a good guy. That simple fact is the butterfly effect that causes everything else, as without him Superman didn't face anyone willing to attack his psychological weaknesses as viciously, and there wasn't one villain who "ruled" Metropolis and kept interlopers out.]]



** With that said, itís quite unlikely that the Main Universe Superman would become the KnightTemplar his Regime counterpart has become as [[spoiler:his Luthor is a villain who had done crimes similar to that Injustice!Joker has done, only to be successfully thwarted by Main!Superman.]]
** Thereís also the fact that [[spoiler: his Joker is far less villainous than his Injustice counterpart, and would only participate the nuking of Metropolis because Luthor hired him and had Slade to bust him out.]]
** There's also another factor to this: [[spoiler:Luthor is Superman's ShadowArchetype. A man with incredible abilities that abuse them to the point of more or less seeing himself as a god. In other words, Luthor is a walking cautionary tale of what Superman could become if he lost himself, something that Injustice Superman never had.]]
*** This has even more basis when we learn in VideoGame/Injustice2 that [[spoiler:Injustice Superman didn't meet Brainiac or Supergirl yet. Brainiac is yet another ShadowArchetype of Superman, the alien that came to invade Earth instead of the alien that sees Earth as his home and defends it. While Supergirl is his last blood relative and would have comforted Injustice Superman over his losses and at least tried to keep her cousin sane.]]
* Batman's Classic Battle ending has him [[spoiler:inherit Luthor's fortune & use it to revitalise Gotham & Metropolis, with his actions as Batman fighting the One Earth regime leading to the crime rate dropping & allowing him to focus on the rebuilding efforts. In other words, after years of fighting in their memory, Bruce gets to rebuild two cities in the manner his parents had revitalised Gotham before their deaths.]]

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** With that said, itís quite unlikely that the Main Universe Superman would become the KnightTemplar his Regime counterpart has become as [[spoiler:his his Luthor is a villain who had done crimes similar to that Injustice!Joker has done, only to be successfully thwarted by Main!Superman.]]
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** Thereís also the fact that [[spoiler: his Joker is far less villainous than his Injustice counterpart, and would only participate the nuking of Metropolis because Luthor hired him and had Slade to bust him out.]]
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** There's also another factor to this: [[spoiler:Luthor Luthor is Superman's ShadowArchetype. A man with incredible abilities that abuse them to the point of more or less seeing himself as a god. In other words, Luthor is a walking cautionary tale of what Superman could become if he lost himself, something that Injustice Superman never had.]]
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*** This has even more basis when we learn in VideoGame/Injustice2 that [[spoiler:Injustice Injustice Superman didn't meet Brainiac or Supergirl yet. Brainiac is yet another ShadowArchetype of Superman, the alien that came to invade Earth instead of the alien that sees Earth as his home and defends it. While Supergirl is his last blood relative and would have comforted Injustice Superman over his losses and at least tried to keep her cousin sane.]]
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* Batman's Classic Battle ending has him [[spoiler:inherit inherit Luthor's fortune & use it to revitalise Gotham & Metropolis, with his actions as Batman fighting the One Earth regime leading to the crime rate dropping & allowing him to focus on the rebuilding efforts. In other words, after years of fighting in their memory, Bruce gets to rebuild two cities in the manner his parents had revitalised Gotham before their deaths.]]



* Green Lantern [[spoiler:threw Solomon Grundy in space]] in Chapter 5. Remember that. Fast forward to either Chapter 8(Batman) or 9(Lex Luthor). [[spoiler:Grundy]] was nowhere to be seen. That is, until Chapter 10. How did he get to the Fortress of Solitude, while being in space? Simple. When [[spoiler:the Watchtower went boom]] at the end of Chapter 8 and close to the end of Chapter 9, the [[spoiler:Watchtower's visible-from-land explosion]] forced him back, [[spoiler:and his zombie nature allowed him to survive heating up upon reentry, whereupon he was found by some Regime member and taken to the FOS.]] And you know what the best thing about it is? [[spoiler:[[NiceJobBreakingItHero Slade indirectly caused this by rigging the tower in the first place]].]]

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* Green Lantern [[spoiler:threw threw Solomon Grundy in space]] space in Chapter 5. Remember that. Fast forward to either Chapter 8(Batman) or 9(Lex Luthor). [[spoiler:Grundy]] Grundy was nowhere to be seen. That is, until Chapter 10. How did he get to the Fortress of Solitude, while being in space? Simple. When [[spoiler:the the Watchtower went boom]] boom at the end of Chapter 8 and close to the end of Chapter 9, the [[spoiler:Watchtower's Watchtower's visible-from-land explosion]] explosion forced him back, [[spoiler:and and his zombie nature allowed him to survive heating up upon reentry, whereupon he was found by some Regime member and taken to the FOS.]] FOS. And you know what the best thing about it is? [[spoiler:[[NiceJobBreakingItHero [[NiceJobBreakingItHero Slade indirectly caused this by rigging the tower in the first place]].]]



* The deliciously bitter irony of the fact that Shazam [[spoiler:saves Superman from Luthor just before Supes kills them both for their trouble]] is FridgeBrilliance at its finest.

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* The deliciously bitter irony of the fact that Shazam [[spoiler:saves saves Superman from Luthor just before Supes kills them both for their trouble]] trouble is FridgeBrilliance at its finest.



* Some people think that the Atlantis Archivist giving away info of Regime Superman's uprising to Normal Aquaman is rather stupid since both Aquamen are completely different both physically and in personality. However, with [[spoiler: the addition of Martian Manhunter as DLC]], and it being explained in [[spoiler: his ending]] that [[spoiler: he was in disguise as such Archivist]] it takes a whole new meaning as [[spoiler: Martian Manhunter]] probably saw him and thought: "Hey, this guy isn't so bad, I'll spill my beans to him."
* [[spoiler:Why does Damian Wayne keep Dick's name of Nightwing rather than a new super identity, especially one so closely associated with the outlawed Batman? Because Nightwing was originally the name of a a Kryptonian Superhero and the Superman supporting Damian is taking it back.]]
* What does [[spoiler: Insurgency!Luthor]] say that causes Regime!Superman to lose it and kill him? "Your "peace"...is a ''joke!''" ''[[ComicBook/TheJoker A JOKE]]''.

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* Some people think that the Atlantis Archivist giving away info of Regime Superman's uprising to Normal Aquaman is rather stupid since both Aquamen are completely different both physically and in personality. However, with [[spoiler: the addition of Martian Manhunter as DLC]], DLC, and it being explained in [[spoiler: his ending]] ending that [[spoiler: he was in disguise as such Archivist]] Archivist it takes a whole new meaning as [[spoiler: Martian Manhunter]] Manhunter probably saw him and thought: "Hey, this guy isn't so bad, I'll spill my beans to him."
* [[spoiler:Why Why does Damian Wayne keep Dick's name of Nightwing rather than a new super identity, especially one so closely associated with the outlawed Batman? Because Nightwing was originally the name of a a Kryptonian Superhero and the Superman supporting Damian is taking it back.]]
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* What does [[spoiler: Insurgency!Luthor]] Insurgency!Luthor say that causes Regime!Superman to lose it and kill him? "Your "peace"...is a ''joke!''" ''[[ComicBook/TheJoker A JOKE]]''.



* For those who have read the Year Two issues and blame the Guardians of the Universe for [[spoiler:not stepping in to save Krypton or at least save the Kryptonian race from extinction]], a few things need to be considered: [[spoiler:1. For all of their knowledge, power, and authority, the Guardians of the Universe are not gods and are probably trying not to behave as such; 2. Krypton was heading for a natural, entropy-caused end and trying to stop that could have had negative consequences for the rest of the universe; 3. The Kryptonian authorities were unwilling to even believe that Krypton's end was near and might not have been willing to accept what they would have believed to be unnecessary help from outsiders.]] This all being considered, letting things happen as they did might not have been as simple a decision as Sinestro would have you believe and it actually might have been a necessary, albeit difficult decision.
** [[spoiler: The sequel game contradicts this as in the Injustice universe it was Brainiac that destroyed Krypton not the usual natural disaster. Meaning the Guardians were shirking their responsibility as such an attack is the kind of thing the corps were created for.]]

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* For those who have read the Year Two issues and blame the Guardians of the Universe for [[spoiler:not not stepping in to save Krypton or at least save the Kryptonian race from extinction]], extinction, a few things need to be considered: [[spoiler:1.1. For all of their knowledge, power, and authority, the Guardians of the Universe are not gods and are probably trying not to behave as such; 2. Krypton was heading for a natural, entropy-caused end and trying to stop that could have had negative consequences for the rest of the universe; 3. The Kryptonian authorities were unwilling to even believe that Krypton's end was near and might not have been willing to accept what they would have believed to be unnecessary help from outsiders.]] This all being considered, letting things happen as they did might not have been as simple a decision as Sinestro would have you believe and it actually might have been a necessary, albeit difficult decision.
** [[spoiler: The sequel game contradicts this as in the Injustice universe it was Brainiac that destroyed Krypton Krypton, not the usual natural disaster. Meaning the Guardians were shirking their responsibility as such an attack is the kind of thing the corps were created for.]]



* After Regime Superman kills [[spoiler: Shazam]], Grundy [[DueToTheDead solemnly offers to give the body a proper burial]]. An unexpected showing of HiddenDepths from the classic villain at first, but then it hit me: Grundyís a zombie. If anyone respects the dead, of course it would be him!


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* After Regime Superman kills [[spoiler: Shazam]], Shazam, Grundy [[DueToTheDead solemnly offers to give the body a proper burial]]. An unexpected showing of HiddenDepths from the classic villain at first, but then it hit me: Grundyís a zombie. If anyone respects the dead, of course it would be him!




** The prequel comics have confirmed that [[spoiler:Alfred was killed by Victor Szasz under Superman's request, in an attempt to draw Batman out.]]

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** The prequel comics have confirmed that [[spoiler:Alfred Alfred was killed by Victor Szasz under Superman's request, in an attempt to draw Batman out.]]



* [[spoiler: Superman killed a ''child''. A superpowered child, but a child nonetheless.]]

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* [[spoiler: Superman killed a ''child''. A superpowered child, but a child nonetheless.]]



* In issue 35, [[spoiler: Superman breaks Batman's back Bane-style.]]. Assuming [[spoiler: Batman]] has the perfect memory he has in the comics (even without it, I guess it would be enough trauma) and [[spoiler: has been on the receveing end of a Knightfall-type event]], you just have to imagine what went through his head right before the deed is done.
* [[spoiler: HarsherInHindsight: Though Nightwing was resurrected as a new Deadman, he will die again, probably at the hands of Damian, as there is no Injustice!Dick Grayson in the game...]]
** [[spoiler: He's not resurrected. Deadman is a ghost. Dick is a ghost now that he's assumed his mantle.]]
* [[spoiler: In 13th issue of Year Three, Superman gives Batman's identity to Joker, probably by accident. But it is not a simple What-If future, it's a Superman's dream. In short, Superman wanted Batman to kill Joker. Though there's nothing surprising in it, still...]]

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* In issue 35, [[spoiler: Superman breaks Batman's back Bane-style.]]. Bane-style. Assuming [[spoiler: Batman]] Batman has the perfect memory he has in the comics (even without it, I guess it would be enough trauma) and [[spoiler: has been on the receveing recieveing end of a Knightfall-type event]], event, you just have to imagine what went through his head right before the deed is done.
* [[spoiler: HarsherInHindsight: Though Nightwing was resurrected as a new Deadman, he will die again, probably at the hands of Damian, as there is no Injustice!Dick Grayson in the game...]]
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** [[spoiler: He's not resurrected. Deadman is a ghost. Dick is a ghost now that he's assumed his mantle.]]
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* [[spoiler: In the 13th issue of Year Three, Superman gives Batman's identity to Joker, probably by accident. But it is not a simple What-If future, it's a Superman's dream. In short, Superman wanted Batman to kill Joker. Though there's nothing surprising in it, still...]]



* A most chilling horror is coming, you haven't seen the Titans at all in the videogame, right? Of course you didn't since [[spoiler:Supes mortally wounded Superboy and forced the rest of them to get trapped in the Phantom Zone if they wanted Kon-El to live. The true horror comes when faced with the very real probability that only Superman knew of this extremely evil action. If Batman does not stop to wonder about them or ask Zatanna to check for them, they may as well be trapped for a very, very, long time in there. And, of course, if they get released in the fortress of solitude, Kon-El's wounds won't be treatable in time... And the artifact in question weights 100 tons.]]
** Worse? Titans, classically, are not as powerful as the JLA, but make up for it in teamwork and unshakable loyalty to one another. You hurt one of them, you risk the entire ''past and present'' lineup showing up at your door to make you regret it. The most devastating blow that ever hit them was when Deathstroke hired Terra to infiltrate them, gain their trust, and destroy them from within. And their first leader who set their style? Dick "Nightwing" Grayson. [[spoiler: So you have Dick killed off, which would ''completely'' demoralize them. And you have their ''second'' leader, Victor "Cyborg" Stone signing on with the regime, along with Raven having one of her "daddy's girl" phases. Both would know just where to hit their former friends. Killing off Beast Boy ''really'' couldn't have helped matters, since he can and has talked down both Raven and Cyborg from stupid decisions. And there's no sign of Donna Troy, who is either dead, joining her big sister in the crazy, or otherwise has dim survival odds.]] It also explains why they went Regime; the Titans have a prodigious death rate. They might be second only to ComicBook/DoomPatrol as far as dying and staying dead. Cyborg and Raven, being long-term team members and close friends to ''most'' of those people memorialized in their hall of statues, probably went over DespairEventHorizon and figured the Regime was better than having to carve one more Titan's statue.
** On that front, little wonder Cyborg and Raven were the ones who gladly took on the job of torturing Deathstroke. He was a ''massive'' problem for the Bronze Age Titans, and (as seen above) the people who ''might'' have had a chance of talking them out of torturing a former archenemy aren't in the picture. [[spoiler: Again, see Garfield "Beast Boy" Logan, who ended up reaching an understanding with Slade over the whole Terra mess.]] And for Slade, there's a little nastier irony in that these were his WhiteSheep son's close friends at one time, and mentors to his AntiHero daughter. Good thing Jericho or Ravager II ''aren't'' around in this timeline.

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* A most chilling horror is coming, you haven't seen the Titans at all in the videogame, video game, right? Of course you didn't since [[spoiler:Supes Supes mortally wounded Superboy and forced the rest of them to get trapped in the Phantom Zone if they wanted Kon-El to live. The true horror comes when faced with the very real probability that only Superman knew of this extremely evil action. If Batman does not stop to wonder about them or ask Zatanna to check for them, they may as well be trapped for a very, very, long time in there. And, of course, if they get released in the fortress of solitude, Kon-El's wounds won't be treatable in time... And the artifact in question weights 100 tons.]]
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** Worse? Titans, classically, are not as powerful as the JLA, but make up for it in teamwork and unshakable loyalty to one another. You hurt one of them, you risk the entire ''past and present'' lineup showing up at your door to make you regret it. The most devastating blow that ever hit them was when Deathstroke hired Terra to infiltrate them, gain their trust, and destroy them from within. And their first leader who set their style? Dick "Nightwing" Grayson. [[spoiler: So you have Dick killed off, which would ''completely'' demoralize them. And you have their ''second'' leader, Victor "Cyborg" Stone signing on with the regime, along with Raven having one of her "daddy's girl" phases. Both would know just where to hit their former friends. Killing off Beast Boy ''really'' couldn't have helped matters, since he can and has talked down both Raven and Cyborg from stupid decisions. And there's no sign of Donna Troy, who is either dead, joining her big sister in the crazy, or otherwise has dim survival odds.]] It also explains why they went Regime; the Titans have a prodigious death rate. They might be second only to ComicBook/DoomPatrol as far as dying and staying dead. Cyborg and Raven, being long-term team members and close friends to ''most'' of those people memorialized in their hall of statues, probably went over the DespairEventHorizon and figured the Regime was better than having to carve one more Titan's statue.
** On that front, little wonder Cyborg and Raven were the ones who gladly took on the job of torturing Deathstroke. He was a ''massive'' problem for the Bronze Age Titans, and (as seen above) the people who ''might'' have had a chance of talking them out of torturing a former archenemy aren't in the picture. [[spoiler: Again, see Garfield "Beast Boy" Logan, who ended up reaching an understanding with Slade over the whole Terra mess.]] mess. And for Slade, there's a little nastier irony in that these were his WhiteSheep son's close friends at one time, and mentors to his AntiHero daughter. Good thing Jericho or Ravager II ''aren't'' around in this timeline.



* How was Regime!Superman able to [[spoiler: kill Shazam so easily? Shazam is Superman's equal in physical strength, and he doesn't need to talk to use that strength, or a lot of his magic, which Superman is vulnerable to, so freezing his mouth shouldn't make him completely helpless.]]
** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what was going on.]]
** The Headscratchers page goes into all the ways this really doesn't make any sense. [[spoiler: Billy already had his doubts about Superman, which he mentioned to the Flash. He'd seen Superman kill people like Green Arrow, he knew what Superman was capable of, and he should have known what standing up to Superman might involve. So the above explanation makes no sense. Billy was really just killed off to make it clear Superman was beyond saving and to motivate the Flash to leave the Regime.]]

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* How was Regime!Superman able to [[spoiler: kill Shazam so easily? Shazam is Superman's equal in physical strength, and he doesn't need to talk to use that strength, or a lot of his magic, which Superman is vulnerable to, so freezing his mouth shouldn't make him completely helpless.]]
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** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] kid [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what was going on.]]
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** The Headscratchers page goes into all the ways this really doesn't make any sense. [[spoiler: Billy already had his doubts about Superman, which he mentioned to the Flash. He'd seen Superman kill people like Green Arrow, he knew what Superman was capable of, and he should have known what standing up to Superman might involve. So the above explanation makes no sense. Billy was really just killed off to make it clear Superman was beyond saving and to motivate the Flash to leave the Regime.]]


* During gameplay Zod is seen walking on the ground rather than floating like Superman. Given how much time he spends in the Phantom Zone he either doesn't get enough practice with his powers to use them to subtly or he [[SenseFreak he enjoys the feeling of being able to walk around on his own two feet.]]

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* During gameplay Zod is seen walking on the ground rather than floating like Superman. Given how much time he spends in the Phantom Zone he either doesn't get enough practice with his powers to use them to subtly or he [[SenseFreak he enjoys the feeling of being able to walk around on his own two feet.]]




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\n* After Regime Superman kills [[spoiler: Shazam]], Grundy [[DueToTheDead solemnly offers to give the body a proper burial]]. An unexpected showing of HiddenDepths from the classic villain at first, but then it hit me: Grundyís a zombie. If anyone respects the dead, of course it would be him!


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** In fact, the Guardians' repeated negligence in the face of world-ending threats is a common theme of the Green Lantern Corp series.

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** [[spoiler: The sequel game contradicts this as in the Injustice universe it was Brainiac that destroyed Krypton not the usual natural disaster. Meaning the Guardians were shirking their responsibility as such an attack is the kind of thing the corps were created for.]]

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*** This has even more basis when we learn in VideoGame/Injustice2 that [[spoiler:Injustice Superman didn't meet Brainiac or Supergirl yet. Brainiac is yet another ShadowArchetype of Superman, the alien that came to invade Earth instead of the alien that sees Earth as his home and defends it. While Supergirl is his last blood relative and would have comforted Injustice Superman over his losses and at least tried to keep her cousin sane.]]


** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what was going on.]]

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** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what was going on.]]
** The Headscratchers page goes into all the ways this really doesn't make any sense. [[spoiler: Billy already had his doubts about Superman, which he mentioned to the Flash. He'd seen Superman kill people like Green Arrow, he knew what Superman was capable of, and he should have known what standing up to Superman might involve. So the above explanation makes no sense. Billy was really just killed off to make it clear Superman was beyond saving and to motivate the Flash to leave the Regime.
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* Despite all that the bad that has happened by "allowing" the Joker to live, Batman has a strong reason to stick with his ThouShaltNotKill philosophy: self-preservation. [[SanitySlippage Look what happens to Superman after he abandons it.]] Batman is well aware he could go down the same path if he lets his thirst for vengeance overcome him. And Batman has wrestled with these demons throughout most of his life, while Superman has not been nearly as strongly and personally affected by these dark feelings before.

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** There's also another factor to this: [[spoiler:Luthor is Superman's ShadowArchetype. A man with incredible abilities that abuse them to the point of more or less seeing himself as a god. In other words, Luthor is a walking cautionary tale of what Superman could become if he lost himself, something that Injustice Superman never had.]]


* Regime Raven's more sadistic personality seems to act like a foreshadowing about her portrayal in New52, in which she receives a good dose of AdaptationalVillainy. Note that Raven's alignment in New52 wasn't made clear during the time Injustice came out, so probably even the DC writers informed Netherrealm Studios about their eventual plan during development and they adjusted Regime Raven to be like the eventual New52 Raven later.

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* Regime Raven's more sadistic personality seems to act like a foreshadowing about her portrayal in New52, ComicBook/New52, in which she receives a good dose of AdaptationalVillainy. Note that Raven's alignment in New52 New 52 wasn't made clear during the time Injustice came out, so probably even the DC writers informed Netherrealm Studios about their eventual plan during development and they adjusted Regime Raven to be like the eventual New52 New 52 Raven later.


** On that front, little wonder Cyborg and Raven were the ones who gladly took on the job of torturing Deathstroke. He was a ''massive'' problem for the Bronze Age Titans, and (as seen above) the people who ''might'' have had a chance of talking them out of torturing a former archenemy aren't in the picture. And for Slade, there's a little nastier irony in that these were his WhiteSheep son's close friends at one time, and mentors to his AntiHero daughter. Good thing Jericho or Ravager II ''aren't'' around in this timeline.

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** On that front, little wonder Cyborg and Raven were the ones who gladly took on the job of torturing Deathstroke. He was a ''massive'' problem for the Bronze Age Titans, and (as seen above) the people who ''might'' have had a chance of talking them out of torturing a former archenemy aren't in the picture. [[spoiler: Again, see Garfield "Beast Boy" Logan, who ended up reaching an understanding with Slade over the whole Terra mess.]] And for Slade, there's a little nastier irony in that these were his WhiteSheep son's close friends at one time, and mentors to his AntiHero daughter. Good thing Jericho or Ravager II ''aren't'' around in this timeline.




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\n!FridgeLogic* As mentioned with Beast Boy above, we haven't seen any sign of the ComicBook/DoomPatrol. Given their bad luck, they might be dead. That would be the ''best'' case scenario. The worst case would be that, given some of the nastier ideas [[MagnificentBastard The Chief]] has endorsed, Mento's chronic mental instability, and their prodigious death rate (several incarnations of the team have ended in TotalPartyKill with Robotman as the SoleSurvivor), they may have all gone Regime. And given that Robotman is not really a fan of being controlled, it's likely that if the Patrol did go Regime, that Robotman is no longer operational.

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** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what as going on.]]

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** Remember [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what as was going on.]]


** Remember [[this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what as going on.]]

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** Remember [[this [[spoiler: this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what as going on.]]


* How was Regime!Superman able to [[spoiler: kill Shazam so easily? Shazam is Superman's equal in physical strength, and he doesn't need to talk to use that strength, or a lot of his magic, which Superman is vulnerable to, so freezing his mouth shouldn't make him completely helpless.]]

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* How was Regime!Superman able to [[spoiler: kill Shazam so easily? Shazam is Superman's equal in physical strength, and he doesn't need to talk to use that strength, or a lot of his magic, which Superman is vulnerable to, so freezing his mouth shouldn't make him completely helpless.]]
** Remember [[this is a ''kid'' (depending on continuity, about 12 years old), who only looks older due to the magic supplying his superhero persona. And a kid]] [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee who idolized Superman to boot]]. While he was iffy on what Supes was doing with the Regime, he was still naive enough to think his hero knew what he was doing. He just never saw Superman's betrayal coming and [[spoiler: was killed faster than he realized what as going on.
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** Thereís also the fact that [[spoiler: his Joker is far less villainous than his Injustice counterpart, and would only participate the nuking of Metropolis because Luthor hired him and had Slade to bust him out.]]

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** With that said, itís quite unlikely that the Main Universe Superman would become the KnightTemplar his Regime counterpart has become as [[spoiler:his Luthor is a villain who had done crimes similar to that Injustice!Joker has done, only to be successfully thwarted by Main!Superman.]]

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