Raised as an assassin in the Court of Owls, Calvin Rose broke free and escaped, but spent years with a price on his head. Following the events of the "Night of Owls", he returns to Gotham City to seek out and destroy any remaining vestige of the Court in order to finally gain his freedom once and for all.
This series contains examples of:
- Abusive Parents: Calvin's dad locked him in a kennel when he was eight years old.
- It's Not You, It's My Enemies: Calvin ended his long-term relationship with Casey after spotting a Talon, explicitly saying that he couldn't bear to put her in danger.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: The Gotham Butcher.
- Tyke Bomb: Most Talons are raised by the Court from an early age.