Jordan Cross, Kyle Tippet, and Bart Allen decided that if they were going to fight crime they would not do it by breaking the law. Together they quit the Agents of Justice gang and headed to Smallville, hoping that Clark Kent would join their cause.
One of their major concerns was the large number of meteor infected individuals in Smallville, and the potential of these individuals to wreak havoc on the population. To solve this dilemma
Being an avid reader Jordan became inspired by the example of King Arthur and the code of the Knights of the Round Table.
When they confronted
Clark eventually became convinced that joining their group, which they referred to as the Justice League, was the best thing he could do to help humanity, and that his father would be proud of him.
Jordan, Bart and Kyle were elated to hear
Together they climbed Avalon rock, using teamwork to help each other upward.
When they finally reached the top they congratulated each other and smiled. They gazed out at the beautiful fields of gold that surrounded them. Finally, they formed a square with four hands interlocked, and recited the Knight’s code:
"When called upon, to defend the rights of the weak with all one's strength
To never lay down arms
Never to break faith for any reason
Not to attack one another
To seek nothing before honour
To injure no one
To fight for the safety of one's country
To give one's life for one's country
To practice religion most diligently
To seek after wonders
To grant hospitality to anyone, each according to his ability
Whether in honour or disgrace, to make a report with the greatest fidelity to truth to those who keep the annals"