Truth Beneath the Rose
Rorschach believed that no sinner could truly be redeemed, under any circumstances.
Daniel tried to convince him, but his words had no effect upon his partner. He was fiercely rubbing his forehead, fending off a headache. People can change, Rorschach. Not all criminals always stay engaged in criminal activities after coming out of jail.
Scum. Doesnt clean itself. Destined to rot in prisons.
Thats not true, Rorschach! If someone really realizes that what they did is wrong, and try to make up for it
Rorschach would hear nothing of it. Dan thought, How can we be this citys savior?
A few days later, when the two of them were out patrolling, Nite Owl fell behind. As he was catching up to Rorschach, he heard the gang member or crack head or whatever unlucky soul the masked man happened to be beating up murmur, Forgive me.
And Rorschach replied, No.