Billy entered the meeting very late. The flier had sparked once more a momentary excitement that only The City appeared to able to bring out of him. He decided not to arrive as his alter ego Dr. Horrible, although the thought had occurred to him. Instead he came as himself, an unassuming young man in sneakers and a hoodie.
"Well, umm..." Billy had only caught the professor's question and not the conversation preceding it. He was reluctant at first to interject. "I have."