Junior high school student TIM DRAKE is tired of being a hero-in-training. He's ready to become the full-time sidekick of BATMAN, GOTHAM'S GREATEST CRIME FIGHTER. The DARK KNIGHT, however, has one final test for his anxious apprentice, and it won't be easy. TIM will need the help of NIGHTWING, BATMAN'S former partner, to complete the timely task and finally take on the title . . . the next ROBIN.