After Tess gets her hands on the late Lionel Luthor's journal, she finally learns the identity of Clark, and of Davis' true origins, in which she abducts him and hold him hostage in the Luthor mansion where she tells him that Clark/Kal-El is the savior of mankind and he, as Doomsday, has been sent to destroy it. Davis also flashes back to his discovery upon his arrival on Earth and of him becoming acquainted with the young Lex Luthor. Meanwhile, while Clark tries to persuade Chloe about Davis' true nature in linking a series of killings to him, Davis decides to ask Chloe to find a way to destroy him before he destroys the world. Written by
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Lex's pet bird flying away from him, towards young Davis is symbolism. In the comics, one of the first lifeforms to come in contact with Doomsday on Earth is a bird. See more
I want this to end. I can't live with myself.
But it's not your fault. Everything's that happened to you, is because of me, all right. We should have been brothers. Davis, you didn't have a home. If that would have happened to me... I've always wondered what it have been like if the Luthors had found me in that field. I could have turned out differently.
But you didn't. You were destined to have the better life. No matter how hard we try to fight it, we will always return to our true nature. ...
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