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"You're too late. The countdown's already begun. In a few minutes, four building blocks... while the world watches."
―Terrorist to Wonder Woman[src]

The Rescue at the Old Bailey Courthouse was the successful rescue attempt by Wonder Woman sometime before Steppenwolf's second Invasion of Earth.

Background

"This is man's best hope. Down with the modern world. Back to the Dark Ages, and the safety of holy fear."
Black Clad Alpha[src]

The Black Clad break into the Old Bailey Courthouse in London. They kill the security guards, and take the workers, alongside an entire group of school students hostage. The Black Clad Alpha prepares a bomb, wanting to blow up several building blocks, claiming it will send humanity back to the Dark Ages.[1]

Rescue

Wonder Woman ready to save the hostages

Diana ready to save the hostages

Wonder Woman arrives shortly after, bursting into the room and quickly defeating all of the Alpha's henchmen. The Alpha attempts to kill the hostages with bullets, only for Wonder Woman to block each bullet. Wonder Woman quickly takes the bomb, throwing it high into the sky where it explodes, stopping the Black Clad's plan altogether.[1]

Aftermath

"I don't believe it. What are you?"
"A believer.
"
Black Clad Alpha and Wonder Woman[src]
Diana at the Louvre Museum

Diana working at the Louvre Museum.

Asking what Diana is, the Amazon replies she's a believer, before finally defeating the Alpha. After awhile, she freed the hostages and went back to Paris. At the Louvre, Diana watched a news report showing a signal fire burning at the Shrine of the Amazons and knew that it had been sent by her mother to warn of the impending invasion.[1]

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