Word Count: 5876 before the footnotes
Rating: PG-13 (minor swearing, mention of darker themes)
Disclaimer: I do not own Batman or any of the characters. They are the property of DC comics, and this story is based in the Nolan-verse of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, which are movies from Warner Bros . The title of the fic comes from the song "Choke" by Hybrid.
Summary: Starting with the apparent death of James Gordon, his niece returns to Gotham City.
Pairings: eventual Joker/Harley Quinn
Chapter One behind the fake cut:
“Of course, sir. When I think of typical funerals, the roaring sound of an attending mourner on a motorbike is the first thing that springs to mind.”