Fandom: DC Comics
Prompt: #20, Reflection
Word Count: About 110.
Disclaimer: Lex belongs to DC Comics. DC Comics belongs to a
company that belongs to a company, etc, that Luthor bought once with
Summary: Sometimes you can improve the world with a couple of bullets.
Metropolis had been a harsher place in those days. A frustrated robber had killed Lex's parents in front of his eyes when he was three.
He had been too young to realize yet that he neither loved his parents nor was loved by them, so he swore on their memory that he'd dedicate his life to stop this tragedy from ever happening again.
You can solve anything you can understand, and Lex soon discovered that there wasn't many things he couldn't, and in those, he felt, he was making steady progress.
One day, a young man of extraordinary power knocked shyly at his door.
"I want to help," he had say.
Luthor smiled and let him in.