that's how the light gets in - Chapter 7 - celaenos - Supergirl (TV 2015) [Archive of Our Own]
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A man trying to get a statement jumps a hedge, shoves a camera into Lena’s face, and nearly causes her to fall over before her security knocks him flat onto his ass.
It’s not even six a.m. yet.
Victor is the closest thing to a personal bodyguard that she has without actually succumbing to hiring one. He ushers Lena into her car after sending the reporter another glare. The man is still screaming things about camera damages as they pull away from the curb and Lena pinches the bridge of her nose.
So it’s going to be exactly like it was with Lex, then.
Except, it’s not exactly like it was with Lex, not even close. The media is just as vitriolic, the internet even worse, but this time, it’s not Lena and her mother, shut up inside of the Luthor mansion together, sending out PR statements and showing up as a united front of mourning at each court date throughout the trial. It’s not Lena on her own afterwards, fighting with the media, and the re-branding, and the board on top of everything to try and get L-Corp back on its feet.
All of that happens again, doubled, because it’s another Luthor and now she is the final one standing on the other side, but—
Supergirl defends her. Publicly.