Francine was a friend of Barbara Gordon during her time in physiotherapy; Barbara moved into Francine's house in Burnside. Almost immediately they were confronted with a spree of petty thefts by Riot Black, an online extortionist.
Working for the company Hooq allowed Francine an inner look at the dating site. When the Hooq coding became sentient Francine went to fix it but was trapped by the code and Barbara's secret, that she was Batgirl, was revealed. Francine soon became a beneficial ally for Barbara; providing data, analysis, information and companionship while Barbara fought crime.
- Restricted Mobility: Frankie suffers from weakened muscles and at times must resort to using crutches when walking around.
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