No more tricks. No more lies. Only truth. And the truth is, you made me understand that I was wrong. That the choice to pull this lever is not mine to make... Because this world, the world that I'm apart of, that I helped shape, will end tonight. And tomorrow a different world will begin, that different people will shape, and this choice belongs to them.
The treatment of women in Alan Moore's comics is truly appalling. The women in many of his stories only exist to push along the stories of the men oftentimes going through trauma to do so. If you were first introduced to Moore through Watchmen (like I was) you may have believed that the treatment of Laurie's character was intended as a commentary on the comics industry at the time but if you read more of his work it becomes clear that that is just how he writes his women.
“Ah yes - I’ve heard of a ton of murders being solved by pure gut instinct and no evidence whatsoever.” Head tilted, resting against the door frame she leaned against as she looked up at him. This wasn’t her first rodeo - there was nothing tracing her to that hotel room other than the cop’s own suspicion. Killing that creep and all the others like him was her job, after all, and she was damn good at it. Even better at wiping herself from the scene of the crime when she knew exactly what anyone who examined it would be looking for. However, Joe being an old military pal of Logan’s meant buttering him up to keep his nose out of her trail was far too easy. “Are you going to arrest me - or not?”