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"Last week, you told Oliver that you had joined the team to honor your father. When you quit... I wanted to find out more about what you were giving up. Your father was a Gulf War veteran, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, but that's not what made him a hero, was it?"
"No."
"He wore your rags, his father before him, whose name was also Rory. That's a big legacy to live up to.
"
Felicity Smoak and Rory Regan[src]

An unnamed man (died May 2016) was a Gulf War veteran, owner of a pawn shop, and the father of Rory Regan. At some point before his death, he also wielded the Devarim rags.

Biography

Early life

The man was given the Devarim rags by his father, carrying on the legacy. He also enlisted as in the Gulf War as part of the first marines, second battalion.[1]

Death

The man came to own a pawn shop in Havenrock.[1] However, when a nuclear missile was redirected to Havenrock on Genesis Day, the man wrapped his son in the Devarim rags, hoping that they would protect him from the fire. Rory's father perished after the missile exploded, but he succeeded in protecting his son, leaving Rory the only survivor of their town.[2]

Appearances

Arrow

Season 5

Season 8

Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, Rory Regan's father is named Gerry Regan, an Anglicized version of Jerzy Reganiewicz. He previously owned the Suit of Souls, which he passed down to his son.

References