In the chaotic world of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, one character stands out, solidifying his position as a central figure in the Arkhamverse. That character is none other than Aaron Cash, whose return brings a familiar and welcomed connection to the lore of the Arkham games.

The Arkhamverse has taken a wild ride with Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, swiftly moving away from the world-building of its predecessors. Batman's symbolic demise marks the transition into a new era defined by the multiverse and outrageous spectacles, departing from the intimate and atmospheric one-night adventures of the Caped Crusader. Despite these changes, the ties that bind Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League to the Arkham games remain strong, and one of the franchise's most cherished characters rightfully makes his comeback.

Surprisingly, there aren't as many nods, Easter eggs, or returning characters from previous Arkhamverse games in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. It's a bit peculiar because who wouldn't want to indulge in copious amounts of fan service? In this game, only Batman, Harley Quinn, Penguin, and Aaron Cash are the explicit connections to the Arkhamverse in terms of characters.

Cash makes his appearance in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League at Arkham Asylum once again, suggesting that he returned to work there following the events of Arkham Knight. Recruited by ARGUS, he finds himself stationed at the Hall of Justice in Metropolis, becoming an NPC who supplies players with caches after Task Force X successfully thwarts Brainiac's attempts to abduct civilians. It may be a small role, but it's a welcome one, ensuring that Cash's legacy in the Arkhamverse lives on.

Cash has been a part of the Arkhamverse since the very beginning, starting as a security guard at Arkham Asylum in its eponymous game. He then reappears in Arkham City with a similar role before taking on his biggest role yet in Arkham Knight, working at GCPD under the guidance of Police Commissioner Jim Gordon.

There's even an easily missable Easter egg in Arkham Origins, where players can stumble upon Cash's locker at GCPD. It would be easy to dismiss Cash as a recycled security guard NPC in the franchise, but his loyalty, charisma, and unwavering support throughout the games prove otherwise.

With each installment, Cash seizes the opportunity to deliver genuinely funny comments and let Batman know he's got his back. He is a loyal and beloved companion character, with an intriguing history involving Killer Croc, who once devoured Cash's hand. This incident led to Cash donning a hook, creating a resemblance to the dynamic between Captain Hook and Tick-Tock the Crocodile. Cash's unwavering belief in Batman and his candid perspective on Gotham City's villains provide a refreshing authority and law enforcement viewpoint, one that is often more candid than that of Commissioner Gordon. His companionship is felt in every Arkham game.

If the Arkhamverse continues beyond Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, it would be fantastic to see Cash take on future roles, regardless of Batman's presence. Although Cash was never officially a member of the Bat Family like Robin, Oracle, or Nightwing, his overwhelming support and unwavering loyalty make him as close of a companion as Batman has ever had in the Arkhamverse.

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