Characters: Johnny Snow, Hourglass

Johnny shifted in his seat, fingers picking at the zipper pull of his parka. The woman sitting across from him ignored this. "More tea?" She offered.

Johnny shook his head.

Hourglass sighed. "You've been here ten minutes, and you've barely said a word. You have to give me something to work with."

He glanced up, startled. "You don't know why I'm here?"

"It's Dr. Horrible isn't it?"

"You did know!"

"I guessed. I watch his blog."

"Oh. There was a long pause. Then— "I'm a good hero—I've got superpowers, I've got a costume—" He tugged at his parka. "What's wrong with me?"

Hourglass patted his hand, not seeming to notice his icy skin. "Give it time," she said, and Johnny knew that was the most he was going to get.