The Consequences of Eavesdropping, Chapter 1
Harleen Quinzel was done for good this time. Sure, she had said that every single time in the past, but she meant it this time. She really and truly did. As soon as she managed to bust out of Arkham, she was on her own for good, and would certainly not go running to the Joker, and would never dream of taking him back if he came after her again. She was done with him.
Ever since she had landed here in the first place, after he had used her as a distraction to escape yet again, she had repeated that. Of course, there were some times in the first few days that she would have gone back to him with open arms if he had broken her out, saying she had done a good job helping him get away, but after a week of hoping, she knew that he wasn't coming for her. Just like always.
But unlike always, she wasn't getting back in. She was going to stay far, far away from him once and for all, and prove to the world that she was a capable criminal who didn't need him to get things done. She w