In Knight Terrors: Harley Quinn #2, Harley Quinn finds herself trapped in a nightmare realm and is confronted with her fear of becoming a member of the Justice League. She is shown a world where she is a traditional hero named Harlequin, with a new costume and persona. However, Harley is resistant to this change, as it represents her fear of losing her unique identity and everything that makes her Harley.
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Harley’s nightmare begins when she is pursued by a villain named Insomnia, who is searching for a powerful treasure called the Nightmare Stone. Despite facing a swarm of nightmares, Harley manages to defeat them all. However, Insomnia delves into her subconscious and discovers her fear of being a hero, particularly a member of the Justice League.
This fear may seem surprising, but it is understandable considering Harley’s recent experiences with her newfound multiversal powers. She has been caught up in a cosmic feud with Lady Quark and has repeatedly expressed her disinterest in being on the same level as other heroes. Harley does not want to take on the same responsibilities and duties as them.
The Harlequin persona that Harley is shown in her nightmare represents everything she fears about becoming a hero. It lacks the style, history, and edge that defines Harley Quinn. It is a version of Harley without the special something that transformed Harleen Quinzel into Harley Quinn. Harley’s origin story, which was influenced by her relationship with the Joker, has been rough, and she has even tried to change it with magic. She wants to stay true to herself and is afraid that becoming a traditional superhero will make her lose the traits she loves about herself.
In Knight Terrors: Harley Quinn #2, readers can witness Harley confront her inner demons and face her fear of becoming a hero. The issue is set to be released on August 22nd.