You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.
A hero, not the hero we deserve(d), but the hero we need(ed). Nothing less than a knight shining.
You'll hunt me. You'll condemn me. Set the dogs on me. Because that's what needs to happen. Because sometimes the truth isn't good enough. Sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded.
Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He is a silent guardian, a watchful protector, a dark knight.