Avengers Infinity War: What Comes Next?

Avengers Infinity War: What Comes Next?

What will the events of Infinity War lead up to?

*WARNING: This article features references to the events that transpire during Avengers: Infinity War. If you haven't seen the movie, and don't want to be exposed to spoilers, wait until AFTER you see the movie to read this article.

The events of Avengers: Infinity War has Marvel fans the world over asking one simple question:

What now?

With an ending unlike anything seen in a superhero movie before, Avengers: Infinity War sets up Avengers 4 in an interesting way. The ending suggests that Thanos will continue to play a role, but that's really all we know. Until a title is announced, and a trailer released, all anyone can do is make predictions. Here is what I believe will transpire in the next Avengers movie:

1. Most of the "dead" characters won't stay dead

As one would expect, a good amount of characters die in this movie. However, while some of the deaths were expected (Loki, Vision, Heimdall), other ones (Black Panther, Dr. Strange, Bucky, Scarlet Witch, Spider-Man, all of the Guardians of the Galaxy except Rocket, Falcon) were not. However, most of these characters (specifically the latter group) are unlikely to stay dead. The latter group was killed by Thanos' infamous snap after assembling all of the Infinity Stones, so it is very likely that the damage will be reversed by the time Avengers 4 is over. The only member of the latter group who is uncertain to come back is Gamora, who was killed before Thanos' snap.

2. Red Skull and Captain America meet again

One of the biggest surprises of the movie came in the form of the return of the Red Skull, who was looking after the Soul Stone. This opens up the opportunity for Captain America to have one last face off with his arch-enemy. It would also be interesting to see if Red Skull decides to return to Earth, as he no longer has to watch over the Soul Stone.

3. The story will be about undoing the damage

Despite the downbeat ending to the movie, you know that somehow the heroes will come out on top in the end. Thus, the majority of Avengers 4 will be about cleaning up Thanos' mess. Whether it is done by time travel or the Infinity Stones (which still appear to be intact) remains to be seen, but this tale will have a happy ending (for the most part) one way or another.

4. It will lay the ground work for the Fantastic 4 and X-Men

The acquisition of the Fantastic 4 and X-Men film rights couldn't have come at a better time, as far as introducing them is concerned. Even if the Avengers defeat Thanos and revive most of the other heroes lost, the universe won't be the same as it was before. Thus, the future introduction of the Fantastic 4, the X-Men, and the mutant race can be explained as consequences of Thanos' abuse of the Infinity Stones or the heroes possible exploits in time traveling.

5. Captain Marvel will be the one to defeat Thanos

In the post-credits scene to the movie, Nick Fury sends out a message before dying due to Thanos' Infinity Snap (yes, that's what I'm calling it). That message was for Captain Marvel, as seen by the symbol shown on Fury's pager. Described by Kevin Feige as the strongest hero in the MCU, look for Captain Marvel to cement herself as the new face of the franchise by taking down its greatest villain.

6. Dr. Strange's plan will be revealed

Arguably the most shocking moment of the film (aside from a bunch of the heroes dying) is Dr. Strange willingly giving up the Time Stone to Thanos. Prior to this moment, Strange revealed to his group that he looked into over 14 million (14,000,605 to be exact) possible futures, and only one has them defeating Thanos. It appears that allowing Thanos to (for the moment) complete his goal is part of the plan, but rest remains to be seen.

7. The original Avengers will trade their lives for the others

It is no coincidence that the original members of the Avengers (Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, and presumably Hawkeye) are among the group that did not perish after Thanos' Infinity Snap. This will undoubtedly lead to the heroes who started it all having one last stand against the Mad Titian. I firmly believe that the climax of the film will see them sacrifice themselves in order to resurrect the other fallen heroes in a sort of passing the torch moment. On top of that, they will finally say "Avengers, Assemble!".

8. It will hint at the next big villain

Thanos may ultimately fall, but someone will surely take his place. The MCU isn't itself without a big villain to build up to, after all. The question is who that villain will be.

Is the Red Skull reveal a sign that he will be that villain?

What about another destructive force like Galactus?

Could the Skrulls have a greater impact after appearing in the Captain Marvel movie?

Could villains associated with the X-Men and Fantastic 4 such as Dr. Doom or Magneto take on that role?

Zemo is still (presumably) out there, so could it be him?



The Beyonder?

Regardless of who it is, there will certainly be life after Infinity.

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Kate Middleton is basically a household name by now, and how could this not be the case when she has the gorgeous hair, kind smile, and incredible fashion sense. With her constantly in the spotlight looking so put together, we sometimes forget that the Duchess was actually all of us in college!

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1. Going all out in the name of school spirit

There is nothing like breaking out the war paint and screaming for your home team. Like Kate, we all love to get a little messy and make some memories with our friends.

2. Hanging out with the roomies

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7. Going out for a night on the town on a Friday night

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8. Being so late to class you threw on whatever your hands grabbed next

We've all been there. Our alarm doesn't go off, we press snooze a few too many times, or forget to even set an alarm and next thing you know we are running around the dorm room like Taz from Looney Toons. You throw on whatever, then run to class.

Unfortunately 9/10 times our outfits don't turn out. Although, Kate can certainly pull off this look, no matter how mismatched.

9. Pretending your walking to the same building as the cute boy you met so you have the excuse to keep talking to him

I am very guilty of doing this. Although I missed my class, at least I got to talk to the really cute boy who has class at 9:45 in the STEM building. It was worth it.

10. Sitting on the floor or standing because you're a poor college student who can't afford chairs or tables

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Judging by Kate's beautiful locks, she chose the conditioner.

Probably the vegetables too.

We should just all follow her example.

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14. Passing out flyers for some type of movement or protest

Everyone wants to be a part of something bigger - which is why college is the time to stand up for what you believe in. May that be RedforEd, Planned Parenthood, anti-Abortion, Trump, the Wall, pizza bagels, it's all an exercise of the first amendment.

15. Ranting to your friends about the professor that just "doesn't understand you"

You know your thinking about that professor right now as you read this. And you know that that's your reaction whenever they give you a bad grade or say something you disagree with at the tiniest degree.

16. Getting glammed-up for those senior photos

Pick out your best outfit and make sure it's a good hair day because everyone will be viewing these photos forever... and in Kate's place that is more than true. Luckily she looks as gorgeous as ever. Does she ever have a bad hair day?

17. Walking out of your last class knowing you'll never have to write a single paper again

And purposefully not thinking about how you will be going into the real world in less than a few days.

18. When you've graduated and realized you have no idea what you're going to do with your life

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