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Quote1 Do you think Superman has softened? Quote2
-- Darkseid src

Injustice: Year One

Darkseid is confronted by his son, Kalibak, over the peace treaty that Superman called for. At his son's insistence, Darkseid suggests Kalibak take Earth and kill Superman. Kalibak also notices that Darkseid has taken the Black Racer prisoner and is torturing him.

When his son is killed by Superman, Darkseid contracts Lobo to do what Kalibak could not. Instead of killing the Kryptonian, Lobo is forced to work for Kal-El, but has his own change of heart thanks to Harley Quinn and confronts Darkseid instead.

Epilogue

"The Coluan, Brainiac, was a genius without peer. But. I. Am. A God. I could not allow an errant intellect to steal the object of my vengeance. Superman refused to submit to my will, denied my conquest of Earth, and killed my son, Kalibak. He suffered and perished. But not until I told him exactly what would happen after he died. Kara Zor-El proved quite resilient, but eventually, DeSaad broke her. She is a powerful weapon--a natural leader for my new, invincible breed of parademons, cloned from the DNA of Superman himself. Superman robbed me of my blood. Now, our score is settled. That is the will of Darkseid!"

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This version of Darkseid is not to be confused with the version of Darkseid who appears in the mobile game. That version of Darkseid is of the "Prime" Earth.

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