Years after high-school, and the bitter argument that ended
their friendship, Jordan
called Lana after seeing a vision of her being killed in an explosion. Lana was
at first cautious in talking to Jordan,
but after hearing about his vision she began to sound much more receptive. They
agreed to meet in Smallville.
Jordan and Lana analyzed details of his vision, hoping to
alter the future. Jordan
noticed that the details he mentioned seem to resonate with Lana, but she said
nothing to him about what they might represent. Instead she told him that she
was very grateful for his help, and that she had to leave immediately to make
sure nothing happened. Jordan
offered to go with her but she insisted it wasn’t necessary, and thanked him
again for his help.
The next day Jordan and Lana met again. Lana was thrilled to
see him. She was convinced that Jordan
had saved her life. Lana started to trust Jordan
again. She began to tell him of her plans to create a vigilante task force to
reign in dangerous meteor freaks and Kryptonians.
looks away from Lana. He had assumed that Lana had realized that he was a
meteor-freak, but she had not. He tried to hide his disinterest. He had wanted
so much for them to be friends again. He told Lana how great it was to see her
again, and then made an excuse to leave, telling her that he would call her.
left Smallville he confronted Clark. He told him that
Lana was now building up a vigilante task force, a group that would most likely
shoot first and ask questions later. But Clark had been
reluctant to believe Jordan.
He had known Lana his whole life.
interpreted Clark’s reluctance as apathy. He felt that Clark
had turned his back on him. Jordan
traveled to Metropolis where he accepted an offer by Oliver Queen to join his
group of special operatives—a group who’s goal at the time was to curb the
violence and destruction caused by Meteropolis’s