I have been shipping Batman/Flash in Justice League since the first episode
. (Mind you, as usual it's 'Rith's fault, but I don't think she was expecting me to be quite so enthusiastic
about it.) I wrote a fic! I cackled at the part in the first book where Flash was described as sweeping Batman off his feet! I obsessed over every bit in every episode where they could conceivably have even been thinking
about each other! I worked up elaborate psychological theories about how they related! (Mind you, in my head they were not having a relationship so much as they were having random sex in alleyways, but with Batman even alleyway sex is fraught with psychological complexity.) I thought about how Flash was probably jealous of both Superman and
Wonder Woman, and then resented that he was jealous because it wasn't supposed to be that kind of relationship!
And anytime I mentioned this, people not unnaturally went "Batman and who
?" And I always smiled cheerfully and admitted, sure, I knew this pairing was on crack, but it was my crack and I loved it. :)
Only now, with the showing of "A Better World," the whole fandom is sharing this crack. Batman/Flash is suddenly cool
. Half my friendslist is squeeing about the possibility. Te wrote an appallingly good fic
, and I bet there's going to be more.
I feel so vindicated. Go me. :)