Events that led Barbara Gordon to become the master cyber-sleuth, Oracle, are revealed. Plus, a tale of young Bruce Wayne before the death of his parents forging the beginnings of a lifelong relationship with the man who would become friend, confidant, even surrogate father: Alfred Pennyworth.
- After she was shot by the Joker, Barbara Gordon felt somewhat helpless, but began to rebuild her life, learning self defense techniques from Richard Dragon, and using her computer skills to track down a dangerous money-launderer called Interface and put her out of business. Following this, she decides to reinvent herself as Oracle.
- Lt. James Gordon worked a case in his early days in Gotham City. He was helping move a mob snitch who escaped during a shootout.
- Alfred helped young Bruce Wayne with a bully problem at school while contemplating his future.