Bank Heist Day
Story Notes: This story is a sequel to both a ‘Brand New Day...For Evil’ and ‘Actualization.’ Chapter 2 and 3 make more sense if you’ve read the latter story.
Disclaimer: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and all associated characters are property of Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Zack Whedon. Buffy the Vampire Slayer and all associated characters are property of Joss Whedon, Mutant Enemy Productions, United Paramount Network, and Fox Television. This work is not for profit, and no ownership of aforementioned copyrighted material implied, nor any infringement intended.
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The video feed clicked on, showing a young man in a red lab coat with welding goggles set high on his head. He smiled broadly into the camera, then began to speak.
“Doctor Horrible here; resuming my video blog after some major life changes. Life...is perfect. I have been accepted into the Evil League of Evil, with all the rights and privileges that go with the honor. And the girl of my dreams is NOT dead, as I was led to believe.”
At this point the Doctor paused and looked away from the camera. After a second he cleared his throat and continued, “Penny was not dead; she was playing a very, very, VERY deep game of ‘hard to get.’ She is actually quite accepting of my supervillainous lifestyle, for she herself is a member of the E.L.o.E. Her ploy was to play dead in order to lull Captain Hammered into an alcohol-fueled pity party for one. That succeeded in fashion that is...legendary.”
Dr. H picked up a picture of Bad Penny as he hit the speed-dial for her communicator.
“Bad Penny, mayhem makes cents,” answered the female voice on the other end of the line.
Dr. Horrible gazed at the villainess’ picture as he sang,
“Bank heist day.
See you there?
You’re so hot;
love your hair.
is working fine.
All that gold
will be mine.
And with my wealth I will
Australia for you.
With that money I will
the League to you.”
“Oh, you’re so sweet,” said Penny, interrupting the song. “But I’m working a scam with Bait’n’Switch today. See you tonight?”
Doctor Horrible’s mouth hung open for a second before he answered, “Yes, dear.”