Jack Knight Infinite Crisis drabble

by 'rith

When Jack Knight hears about the Monster Society's attack on Opal, he almost reaches for the staff before he remembers that it's not his, anymore.

Not long ago he would have been there, flying against the red skies and trying his damnedest to keep his city safe. But he can't fly now, and it's not his city any longer. He doesn't regret his decision; no matter what anyone else might think, Jack is content with his choices. Even under red skies.

He finds that it's enough, after everything, to hold his son a little tighter and watch his daughter sleep.

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