If my weakest troops fail to eliminate a hero, I will send out my best troops instead of wasting time with progressively stronger ones as he gets closer and closer to my fortress.
— Evil Overlord List item #80.
Black Mage: Where do all these dragons come from anyway?
Red Mage: This is the endgame. Endgames are at least 70% dragon. Demons are also fairly popular.
— 8-Bit Theater #1009, "Demon-stration"
"Think back to the first season. How much fucking effort did the Drazens have to go through to actually get an assassin anywhere near David Palmer? Season 2. How much planning and action had to be taken in order to actually attempt to detonate the nuke?
Fast forward about eight years...suddenly a group of about ten men can invade the White House, a corporation can smuggle biological weapons into America without a problem, a device to control all of America's infrastructure can be operated just like that and the First Gentleman can almost be assassinated by visiting someone's apartment."
Atsuro: We're going for the strongest one first!? Th-That's not the normal order...!
"Thus ends a sad villain's story about an evil menace that failed to register in public memory simply because it appeared just a little too late in time."