Spread over a few islands in the harbor, the old town of Gotham is a fanciful art-deco labyrinth, with gargoyle-bedecked buildings, towering sculptures, and twisted secondary streets and alleys. The divide between the haves and the have-nots is greater here than almost anywhere else in the nation, and the city name is a watchword for corruption and crime.
Most of the common folk in Gotham lead small lives, with little hope for better lives. They take a perverse pride in surviving the crime and desperation of the city, knowing that, if they can live here, it means they are the toughest people in the world.
Still, the streets are filled with petty crime, and the boardrooms are filled with major corruption. It is a dark place, even in daylight.
Distinction: The City That Dare Not Sleep