Date: 2010-07-26 03:40 pm (UTC)
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Word. That moment stood out to me as a poor choice on Bruce's part, and it had nothing to do with the possibility that Sheila was a bad guy, or whether her public image was exemplary or not.

All I could think of the first time I read DitF is that there may be a very good reason why Jason's wasn't raised by Sheila. It was possible she just didn't want to be his mother, and that she would view his sudden appearance as an imposition. But this never occurs to Jason, and Bruce never tries to prepare him for that possibility. Bruce's interior monologue almost suggests that he expects Jason to go and live with Sheila after the reunion, despite the fact that he has no idea what she's saying to him inside that tent. Seriously, Jason has just burst into the tent, glomped onto Sheila while yelling "Mother!" and Bruce has decided that the shell-shocked look on Sheila's face is a cue to exit. Wtf?!

All this indicates shockingly naive assumptions about women and the nature of motherhood, but perhaps it's just lazy writing on Starlin's part.
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