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Quote1 Are you ready, Superman? To take on the full might of Atlantis? Quote2
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Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year One

Prior to his alliance with Superman's Regime, Aquaman sensed a group of Japanese fishermen whaling and lunged at them without mercy. This attack causes the other members of the Justice League to move and rescue the fishermen from their ally's wrath, but Orin calls on a Kraken to assist him. During this fight, Batman, who still has access to Aquaman's communicator, asks him to stop; warning him that "he" was not going to allow his friends to be hurt. Shortly after, Superman arrives and spears through the Kraken, wounding the creature.

While Superman's arrival does finally put the fight to a halt, against Batman's warnings, Aquaman unleashes vast Atlantean armies onto all major cities that near the ocean as a show of force. In response, Superman and other members of the Justice League take the entire city of Atlantis and place it in the Sahara desert, until such time that Orin forces his armies to retreat.

Thoroughly surprised and intimidated, Orin relents and parleys with Wonder Woman, promising to keep Atlantis off of such affairs ever again. Before departing back into the sea, Aquaman offers his condolences to the late-Lois Lane, and the rest of Metropolis.

Aquaman is later seen among the first meeting of the Insurgency, but his role within the group is uncertain.

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Four

Orin is revealed to have to still been in contact with Batman, though he still refuses to aid Batman after the incident in Year One. When Superman calls on Poseidon's help to challenge Zeus, Aquaman senses the god's attempt to flood Themyscira, potentially displacing many creatures and killing many innocent lives. Unable to sit idly, Orin and Mera intervene independently against Poseidon and he is able to triumph after having a shark swallow the god.

As this attempt only leads to an enraged Zeus lashing out on people of all other religions and beliefs, the remaining members of the Regime are allowed to stay at Orin's company, under the promise that Atlantis will have no ties with them in their fight.

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Five

Aquaman and Mera are briefly seen when a paranoid Superman begins checking up on the autonomous allies of the Regime in order to confirm their loyalty. After a successful negotiation, Superman leaves Atlantis with Orin seeing him off. When Mera asks her husband what he told his ally, Orin simply replies, "Everything he wanted to hear".

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Orin, the King of Atlantis, confronts his alternate counterpart when the alternate Aquaman defeats two of [Superman's diplomats: The Flash and Shazam. They argue about the treaty that Regime Orin was prepared to sign: it would put the Atlantean army at Superman's command and effectively place Atlantis into the domain of the Regime. The two Aquamen fight, but the alternate Orin emerges as the victor. As more of the native Aquaman's soldiers arrive, he instructs them to kill his doppelganger. The alternate Orin escapes due to an intervention by Ares.

Orin later signs the treaty and leads his soldiers into Metropolis behind a massive tidal wave. The alternate Superman arrives and freezes this wave, throwing it far from the city. When Orin asks this Superman if he is "prepared to take on the full might of Atlantis?" Superman simply replies "Yes. We are," as many Amazon soldiers appear on the rooftops to combat the Atlantean army. The two armies clash, as do Orin and Kal-El. Aquaman is defeated by Superman and the Atlanteans retreat.

Possible Post-Regime Epilogue

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Victory over Superman was only the beginning of Aquaman's rise to power. Uniting the world's oceans under the banner of Atlantis, Aquaman had a controlling interest in the planet's ecology - and economy. His influence did not escape the attention of the world's multinational corporations, who looked to end his reign. Villains lured by the promise of big money to assassinate the King of Atlantis pursued him relentlessly.

But Aquaman's popularity served him well. The world's citizens rose up in anger against those who would quell Aquaman's influence. The threat abated, a groundswell of support began for a United Earth under Aquaman's command.

Before Brainiac

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In the comic, Aquaman had remained confined within the sea, greatly angered by the loss of Atlanteans thanks to Superman and Batman's war. Despite this, Aqualad is asked helps Batman's forces oversee the rehabilitation of the world's governments. Unfortunately, it is revealed that the youth was a secret member of the League of Assassins, and he floods the White House, killing the newly-elected president and cabinet members of the United States.

Kaldur'ahm then flees back to Aquaman, where he is yet to be punished by Atlantean standards, much to the frustrations of Batman's faction. Shortly after Amazo's defeat, Batman, the United Nations and Ra's al Ghul's parties visit Atlantis with Orin's permission in order to discuss a peace treaty.

Although happy to meet Jefferson Pierce, now the president of the U.S, the president immediately asks of the state of Kaldur'ahm. Aquaman, however, refuses to hand over the youth, wishing him to be put under Atlantis's standard of trial instead. This, along with remaining contentious behaviour between al Ghul and Batman nearly lead to a brawl in the king's meeting room until Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy restrain all the other members of the conference and demand they at least have a month's worth of ceasefire to cool down tensions.

Brainiac's Invasion

Ever since Superman's defeat, Aquaman kept his Atlanteans as far from the surface as possible. When Brainiac's invasion of Earth began, a recently-arrived Hal Jordan meets up with Orin under Batman's request to help fight the invaders.

Aquaman flatly rejects this offer despite Hal's pleas. Because of Hal's increasingly insolent behavior, a fight breaks out between the two, which Hal prevails in. As Hal helps Aquaman back up, the communications of Atlantis is soon cut off, indicating that Brainiac's forces had now arrived at Atlantis. Arthur then accepts Hal's aid in defending his city and leaves the lantern to guard the palace while he leaves to rally the defenders.

After seeing Hal's bravery, Aquaman begins trusting his old friend, but Atrocitus and Dex-Starr arrive to try and recruit Jordan into the Red Lantern Corps. Upon their defeat, Aquaman promises to give his aid as soon as the fighting at Atlantis is stabilized.

Things do not come to pass, however, as Brainiac begins collecting the various cities of the world, including Atlantis. Without his city, Aquaman rejoins Batman, expressing regret of not listening to his warnings earlier. Since the shields of Brainiac's ship cannot be broken through conventionally, the heroes decide to have Black Adam unleash the Rock of Eternity's magic onto the ship, using the Trident of Atlantis as a tool to direct the attack.

Khandaq was kept off of Brainiac's radar thanks to the Rock of Eternity, but as Adam had now opened its path to access it, Brainiac's forces under Grodd pour in. Aquaman and Adam then defeat the possessed Green Arrow, Black Canary and Blue Beetle before confronting Grodd himself.

Insulted that the creature would dare call itself a king, they defeat Grodd, and Aquman proceeds to spear through Grodd's chest, killing him to claim some of Atlantis's vengeance. Arthur and Adam then successfully attack Brainiac's ship, disabling its shields and allowing Batman and Superman to infiltrate it.

After Brainiac's defeat, Aquaman, Adam, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Flash all rejoin Batman, Supergirl and Superman to discuss what to do with Brainiac. While Superman was able to restore some of Brainiac's cities, including Atlantis, others were permanently deleted and may be irretrievable. Because of this, Superman's party believes that Brainiac should be killed for his atrocities, against Batman's wishes.

Aquaman takes Superman's side and attacks Batman aboard Brainiac's ship. He is eventually defeated and Batman is able to grab the Trident of Atlantis before using it to impale its owner's thigh, disabling Aquaman and keeping him from fighting again.

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Possible Post-Brainiac Epilogue

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"Superman was right. Brainiac needed to die. But I couldn't stomach the idea of Kal's return to power. Atlantis would not again be his vassal. With Batman beaten and his allies imprisoned, I couldn't muster the force I needed to take Superman down.

I'd all but lost hope when my marines discovered an abandoned Insurgent base hidden in the Southern Ocean. Here, Lex Luthor had perfected his inter-universe transporter. From plans left behind, my scientists built a new device. Now I go and ask the help of those I had fought. I must also ask their forgiveness."

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