"Parrot": Clark has won a light plane ticket to the Caribbean as prize for a summer contest. As Clark's plane reaches the open sea, however, it suffers a malfunction and crashes into the sea. Clark is barely able to get the pilot to the surface, where they are rescued by a yacht full of party-go
Appearing in "Parrot"
- Barbara Minerva (First appearance)
- Deathstroke (First appearance)
- Son of Bats (First appearance)
- Oliver Queen (First appearance)
- Jonathan Kent (Flashback only)
- Martha Kent (Flashback only)
- Pete Ross (Flashback only)
- Ra's al Ghul (First appearance)
- Sue Dibny (First appearance)
- Vic Zsasz (First appearance)
- Mister Mxyzptlk (Cameo)
Synopsis for "Parrot"
Clark has won a light plane ticket to the Caribbean as prize for a summer contest. As Clark's plane reaches the open sea, however, it suffers a malfunction and crashes into the sea. Clark is barely able to get the pilot to the surface, where they are rescued by a yacht full of party-goers. Clark can barely understand what is going on, until he is befriended by a young man named Oliver Queen, who confuses Clark with his friend Bruce Wayne. Apparently, the party is a celebration for Bruce's 21st birthday.
At first, Clark attempts to clear up the confusion, until a woman named Barbara Minerva takes him to the lower deck. She knows Clark is not Bruce, because Bruce has never shown up to his own birthday parties since he was 12. Clark is not happy about impersonating someone else but Barbara convinces him to make the most out of this situation.
The day goes forward and Clark enjoys himself at the party. At sunset, Clark and Barbara talk about themselves and their dreams. For once, Clark gets away from the partying and kisses Barbara. The two spend the night together, both sleeping and stargazing. Sharing an intimate moment with Barbara, Clark attempt to bare his soul but he is not feeling well and goes to the bathroom.
Once he reaches a secluded part of the yacht, he finds himself face to face with the assassin Deathstroke, who was hired by Carmine Falcone to kill Bruce Wayne. Deathstroke placed a neurotoxin on Clark's drink, which will kill him in second. Because of Clark's alien physiology, however, the drug has no effect; so Deathstroke attempts to kill him with his sword. Clark easily blocks his attacks and throws Deathstroke off the yacht with a flick of his fingers. Then, he goes back to sleep with Barbara on the deck.
The next day, the yacht reaches a seaport and Clark gets ready to return home. He attempts to convince Barbara to come with him but she declines because she has her own big plans for her life. Clark accepts and hopes they see each other again.
Meanwhile, at the Himalayas, Bruce trains under Ra's al-Ghul, who tells him someone has impersonated him. Upon watching a picture of Clark, Bruce is intrigued.
- This book was first published on January 13, 2016.
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