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Young Justice: Phantoms Episode Review! The Lady or The Tigress

The latest episode of Young Justice: Phantoms is on HBO Max, and it deals more with who is the mole sent from the League of Shadows and how Tigress and Oracle aka Barbara Gordon need to rescue Orphan! SPOILERS AHEAD!!!

As Tigress leads a small strike team of Onyx, Cassandra Savage (daughter of Light leader Vandal Savage), and Oracle providing tech support, then head to the League of Shadows’ HQ to rescue Orphan. Along the way, we’re treated to a flashback to where Injustice League member Joker wants revenge on The Light for being used as a pawn in their game against the Justice League and the Team. Joker plans to poison the United Nations, with fellow Light member Lex Luthor in attendance. While the Bat-Family is in a position to stop him, Lady Shiva sends her daughter Cassandra Cain to kill Joker. During the climax, the Bat-Family stops Joker, but after trying to kill the clown, Orphan accidentally slashes Batgirl’s back. The attack leaves her paralyzed, but surprisingly, Barbara isn’t holding a grudge. Instead, she tells Cassandra that she wasn’t saving the Joker from her but was saving Cain from making a mistake by becoming a killer. In the present, the ladies infiltrate the compound, and just when they rescue Cassandra Cain, it turns out that Cassandra Savage was the true mole after all. Outnumbered, Tigress, Orphan, and Onyx fend off The League of Shadows without any support!

I absolutely LOVE how much love that Cassandra Cain is actually getting! She's one of my favorite members of the Bat-Family and my favorite Batgirl. In the comics, Cassandra Cain is the best hand-to-hand fighter in the Bat-Family and one of the best fighters in the DC Universe. That’s right, even better than Bruce Wayne, himself! And although she’s mute in both versions, in Young Justice: Phantoms, Lady Shiva had Cass’s vocal cord sliced, so that the only language she would understand is violence. It looks like they’re gearing for an epic showdown between Cass and Shiva! That’s it for me, ya’ll! Till next time, fellow blerds!