“ Coffee. Coffee. My kingdom
for a coffe. Or an aspirin. Or
better yet, both.”
”Well, what can I say? I’m the best, working
with the best, and I’m sure the pretty face
didn’t hurt in my case, either. So… It’s up
to you if you’d rather answer the question
first or join me and we could get something
“ My, you’re forward, aren’t you? Can’t.
I have to be halfway across the world
in a few hours. Got a plane to catch.
Go ahead & ask your question though. ”
Though Tony is far from an up-tight guy, he has a pet peeve of people who ‘rank below him’—so to speak—calling him by his first name.
It’s one of the things he learned from his father. "When you’re head of Stark Industries, people will address you as ‘Mr. Stark’ too, kid". It’s a sign of respect, a nod to his accomplishments. Skipping that respect won’t go over well and he’ll remember it.
When you’ve become close enough to warrant “Tony”, not “Mr. Stark”, he’ll tell you.
[ frustrated mechanic noises ]
”You really are a tough one, aren’t you?
Connor Walsh. Law student, I have an
appointment with you, Mr. Stark. Just
a few question about Steve Rogers and
my client James Buchanan Barnes. I
thought you might help me out a little.”
“ Huh. I think I remember something about
that. Vaguely. Pretty high profile case for
a student. How’d you swing that? ”
#okay but listen #in that headcount tony does? #he doesn’t even include himself #he’s so against the thought of being a hero #that he doesn’t even consider himself on the team #to him phil coulson is more of a hero than he’ll ever be #because phil believed in something #and fought for that ideal #tony just thinks he fights for himself #but he’s wrong #he is so wrong #he fights for pepper#he fights for bruce #he fights for steve #he does so much more than he needs to#and he still can’t think of himself as a hero #even after he saves the entire city
“Perfection. But you can
call me Connor.”
“ That still doesn’t tell
me who you are.”
“Too busy for a little fun?”
“ Wait. Who’re you?”