"Two of a Kind": A new Royal Flush Gang robs the Deuce's Wild Floating Casino. Terry arrives on the scene but he is outnumbered and the the gang escapes. After recovering, Terry noticed a few things that were off on the gang. For instance, the gang traveled without Ten, Ace's body seemed soft wh
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Synopsis for "Two of a Kind"
A new Royal Flush Gang robs the Deuce's Wild Floating Casino. Terry arrives on the scene but he is outnumbered and the the gang escapes. After recovering, Terry noticed a few things that were off on the gang. For instance, the gang traveled without Ten, Ace's body seemed soft when Terry laid a few punches as if Ace were human rather than an android and the actual Royal Flush Gang was still in prison. Terry goes to the newly renovated Blackgate Penitentiary in order to find out if the Royal Flush Gang has found a way to sneak out of prison to conduct their crimes before their parole. Terry observes King and Queen having a private call with Melanie aka Ten, who is currently serving time in juvie. Melanie had heard about the copycat Royal Flush Gang and wanted know if her parents were behind it but King abruptly ends the call because he was still disappointed in her for her disobedience.
Bruce calls in Terry, telling him to quit the recon and to react to a break in at the No Trump Jewelry Store. Someone that looks like Ten is stealing the Broken Heart Diamond. Terry intercepts Ten and she reacts by throwing sharp playing cards at Terry but Terry dodges them with a manhole which causes the cards to ricochet back at Ten. One card slits Ten's left cheek and Terry makes his way to apprehending her. As Terry gets close, Ten slips an electrical playing card that shocks Terry and Ten makes her escape. Terry destroys the card and heads to juvie hall where Ten is being held. Terry arrives to notice Ten walking as part of a chain gang back to her cell block. Terry also notices that Ten doesn't have scar on her left cheek.
Bruce figures out that King and Queen have twin siblings. Each King married a Queen but their offsprings turned out different. The original King and Queen had Melanie and Jack Walker while the copycat King and Queen only had one daughter that looked similar to Melanie. Both families had criminal tendencies and the copycat King shared a cell with two men that looked similar to Jack and Ace. Terry figures out what the copycat gang is up to. They were ridiculing the original gang in prison with their thefts and now the copycats will kill the original gang at their parole hearing.
Terry manages to save three members of the original gang and defeats the copycats but King screws up the parole hearing when he holds Batman as well as the parole board hostage. Fortunately, the gun that King held only responds to the fingerprint recognition of a prison guard. Terry detains the original gang and heads toward juvie hall. The guards at juvie hall try to break into Melanie's cell but it was locked from the inside. Terry uses his suit's super strength to kick down the door and begins to console Melanie because she has her copycat cousin kneeling on the floor. Melanie wants to bash in her cousin's head with a scepter for all the misery her uncle and aunt brought her family but Terry's words get through to her. Melanie drops the scepter and her cousin is apprehended.
The next day, Terry learns that the copycat gang are being processed for their crimes while the Walkers await the parole board's decision. The parole board deems the Walkers except for Melanie unfit for parole at this time. Melanie experiences mixed feelings. For instance, she is overjoyed to be released from juvie but she is saddened that her mother and brother will continue to be incarcerated at Blackgate because of King's actions. But most of all, she feels let down because as she looks back at the courtroom, she notices that Terry wasn't present at her hearing. However, Terry was there but Bruce convinced Terry to leave so there would be no second thoughts of rekindling a lost love affair.
Appearing in "Two of a Kind"
- Faux-Royal Flush Gang
- Gotham City Police Department (On a TV or computer screen)
- DC Animated Universe Recommended Reading
- Adventures in the DC Universe (Volume 1)
- The Batgirl Adventures #1
- Batman Adventures (Volume 1)
- Batman Adventures (Volume 2)
- The Batman Adventures: The Lost Years (Volume 1)
- The Batman Adventures: Mad Love
- The Batman and Robin Adventures (Volume 1)
- Batman and Superman Adventures: World's Finest
- Batman Beyond (Volume 1)
- Batman Beyond (Volume 2)
- Batman Beyond (Volume 4)
- Batman Beyond Unlimited (Volume 1)
- Batman Beyond Universe (Volume 1)
- Batman: Gotham Adventures (Volume 1)
- Batman: Harley and Ivy (Volume 1)
- Batman: Mask of the Phantasm - The Animated Movie #1
- Gotham Girls (Volume 1)
- Justice League Adventures (Volume 1)
- Justice League Unlimited (Volume 1)
- Superman Adventures (Volume 1)
- Superman & Batman Magazine (Volume 1)