Title: The Redemption Clause (1/?)
Characters/pairings: Violet Parr/Buddy Pine (Syndrome)
He was going to really regret taking out the IV in a while, but at least it allowed him to think clearly for several hours at a time, without the haze of painkillers. He needed all the clear thinking time he could get. He had an empire to rebuild -- or to at least salvage.
Thankfully most of his accounts had gone untouched by the NSA. One of the perks about being presumed dead, he guessed, they dont hunt down all your bank accounts and freeze them. Why go through the trouble?
He'd lost a lot of time. Almost three years to the coma, a handful of months to track down a hospital that could be bribed to look the other way about his identity. Almost a year to salvage the mess his body was in. Physical therapy...
He didn't even have the energy to hate, right now. If he did, the first thing on his list would be capes.
Putting down his pencil, he sighed, hating how weak he