How was that a bad thing? Bruce's reputation could use some polishing, along with his wand, and maybe if a few of the right people were convinced he was competent enough to get himself a date he would command the kind of respect the Head Boy should have. Not the kind that said 'if you put a pumpkin on my head, only good things can happen'. Unless it was someone horrid, face wise, but that would be an incredible experiment in if it was even possible for the student body's regard to get worse. "Oh my God, it's Pearl," Tony concluded immediately. Mystery solved. Quickly, he moved along to, "Are you listening to me? Homicide, Banner. With her own two hands. I like myself too much."
Tony picked an unlit staircase at random, causing the spark to begin following this time, methodically buzzing around the entire diameter of every inch of the staircase from the ceiling to the stone underneath. This was new territory.