> Enjoying this arc so far. Hard to get a flow reading this issue with nagging questions though. Not the best at Bat trivia. Maybe some MB'ers know the quick answers w/o me surfing around blindly for answers...
> Is Nanda Parbat a real world legend like Xanadu?
No, it's from the 1960s and 1970s Deadman stories, though it is based loosely on Tibet and the legend of Shangri-La.
> Who is Rama Kushna and the Old Grey Ghost again?
Rama Kushna is the goddess of Nada Parbat, a female spirit of light and enlightenment. The old grey ghost is the DC hero Deadman.
> Was Ra's father revealed a big shocker to longtime readers?
Yes, in that the Sensei was in the past always seen as a rebellious subordinate of Ra's.
> DaughterS? Plural? Talia and...?
Nyssa al-Ghul, who actually killed Ra's in Death and the Maidens. Nyssa was also seen in the Injustice Society arc in JSA CLassified #7-9, and died in the last few issues of the most recent Batgirl title.
> "...as a thorn in OUR side." How many times has Sensei met Batman?
The Sensei battled Batman and Ra's in an old Denny O'Neil story in the late 1970s, which also ended in the Sensei's seeming death.
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