"The Wild Wests Part Three: Fleeting Lives"
COVER BLURB: "Run For It!"
DATE: December 2007
WRITER: Mark Waid
Freddie E. Williams II
LETTERS: Travis Lanham
Tanya Horie & Richard Horie
EDITOR: Rachel Gluckstern
EDITOR: Joan Hilty
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"From you? I take this from you? I'm getting lectured on child safety
from a man who's gone through four Robins?" —The Flash to Batman
SUMMARY: As the Flash and his family grapple with the leader
of the aquatic aliens attacking Keystone City, the Justice League of
America arrives to lend their support. The invaders have little choice
but to retreat to their watery homeworld. Averting an alien invasion
isn't the only reason for the Justice League's visit, however. Superman,
Batman, Wonder Woman, and the others are deeply concerned about the way
in which Iris and Jai are being inducted into a life of superheroism.
They feel the youngsters are being put at risk. Wally and Linda are
furious that their parenting is being called into question. They defend
their decisions by declaring the terrible truth about their superpowered
children: the Wests have been able to temporarily stabilize the twins'
erratic powers, but they cannot control their accelerated growth. Iris
and Jai could age by years, even whole decades, at any given time! For
Wally and Linda's gifted children, a lifetime may pass in the blink of