A chorus hauntingly chants “the fire rises” from the background, a metropolis in peril, crumbling apart, and a man in search of purpose but to what extent? With the first teaser of The Dark Knight Rises, the last of the Batman trilogy, director Christopher Nolan asks the question once again. What makes a person a hero? Is it heroism performed by individuals? Or an individual with the burden to perform heroic acts? While you won’t be able to find the answer in this 1-minute trailer, it does serve as a precursor on what is to come next year.