Bitterness aside, he had meant to keep Karen in his life. When Elektra died, it put things back into perspective.
He remembered he was more than one thing, he wasn't just Daredevil, and he had a life left to live.
He also had to wash his costume, and who would he be during those days?
He had to be Matt, he was Matt, and during those times, he had envisioned himself with Karen.
Matt didn't want to compare Karen to his first, great love. Karen was supposed to be different.
She was supposed to be for him because she represented the normalcy that a part of him still craved.
There was something about her that he was drawn to, and he liked to think it was more than her admiration from his alter-ego.
He didn't know whether it was the untold truths they had yet to explore, or was it the laughable dream of a picket fence and kids life he thought he could have with her?
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