Batman tells Firefly that he will bust him out no strings attached. Firefly refuses to leave and tells Batman about the time when Blackspell first entered his life. Batman investigates the crime scenes over when some of them catch on fire before he has time to have a second look. Meanwhile the Riddler leaves and goes to Blackspell where he is about to be subjected to a potion. Batman shows up and Blackspell takes the potion instead leaving him to be transformed and the Riddler to escape.