In 1980 Thomas Pond's family were killed in an "accident" a "blind" man shot them, all of them. Thomas was devastated, so he turned to the sewers for his home, sometimes when they would flood he would turn to the streets for his home. In 1990, Thomas was now 25 and going out with a girl named Allison, she was everything to him, and after 2 years they got married, and eventually had two kids named Leo Pond and Amelia Pond. From then on everything went great until The Incident. Four people were killed in a bomb, placed by a "blind" man it killed both of their children, Thomas went into mourning for 2 weeks, then he picked himself up and decided to become Nightwing. He swore revenge on the man that killed his children. He ended up killing the man and continued to be a vigilante and stayed with Allison fighting crime until the year 1995 when he had two more kids with Allison and retired from fighting crime, for now.