Batman flashes back to an early encounter with Talia, and her father, Ra's al Ghul. When she and her father save Batman's life, will the three be able to forge a partnership to save the world? In the second chapter of "Beloved," the flashback continues, as Batman talks with Ra's al Ghul in Nanda Parbat and hears his plans for building a better world. Ra's wants his help, but Batman wonders if his plans are really benevolent. And what is Ra's planning for his daughter, Talia? In the final chapter of "Beloved," Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul are reunited in Metropolis. Their romance reignites, but when Talia presents him with a terrifying gift, will he be able to truly fulfill her desires...at any cost?