Synopsis for "Summer of Lies, Finale"
Past time. Batgirl and Robin burst into Mad Hatter's lair. As fighting Mad Hatter's minions, Batgirl tells Ainsley to get out of there fast. Batgirl notices Mad Hatter trying to escape through a dark corridor and chases after him. As fighting, Mad Hatter hurts Batgirl and mocks her attempts to save Ainsley from her drug addiction. Batgirl loses her temper and pummels him to the ground until Robin stops her. Robin reminds her they are not supposed to give in their inner darkness, and feeling mortified for nearly killing Mad Hatter, Batgirl promises she will not mess up again and they'll be partners from now on.
Present day. Batgirl and Nightwing ride their way to an insolated warehouse where Ainsley Wells' book enterprise stores their stock. Aware it is a trap, they walk inside and meet the Red Queen across a floor resembling a chessboard. Both heroes try to talk her down, but Red Queen refuses to believe they couldn't help her sister. Red Queen sends a herd of nanobots after them.
Red Queen's nanobots infect Nightwing, and the villain gets him attack Batgirl, but Batgirl manages to short out the nanobots in his system thanks to her electromagnetic gloves and her own neural implant. In retaliation, Red Queen's nanobots create a powered armor for her. Red Queen attacks both heroes, but they knock her down by working together.
Past time. Batgirl didn't turn Ainsley over, but she was unable to help her overcome her addiction. Shortly later Barbara decided to check out on her and found her lying on her apartment, nearly dead from an overdose. Barbara called an ambulance, and that was the last time she saw Ainsley. Later Dick came over to try to cheer her up. Robin said she was his best friend, and Batgirl asked him to stick around. Robin replied he would be always there for her.
Appearing in "Summer of Lies, Finale"
- Ainsley Wells (Flashback only)
- Gotham City Police Department (Flashback only)
- Jim Gordon (Flashback only)
- Barbara Eileen Gordon (Mentioned only)
- Shawn Tsang (Mentioned only)
- Gotham City (Flashback and main story)
- Chive Garden (Flashback only)
- The Mad Haberdashery (Flashback only)
- Los Angeles (Mentioned only)
- Batgirl Recommended Reading