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Why couldn’t Doctor Strange save Christine?

In What If…? S01E04, Doctor Strange became a sorcerer to combat his grief due to Christine’s death. When he used Eye of Agamotto to save Christine, he failed. Christine’s death continued to happen in ...
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Fanfiction-Dying Star by gothamcitysyren

I am looking for a link to the fanfiction DyingStar by gothamcitysyren. It is the 2nd part of the From Grace series. It is a crossover between the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the X-Men. It is about ...
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What does "she" in "she needs" refer to?

Quill had breakfast with his grand-pa, who was busy reading a "The St. Charles Post" article: Quill: I mean, if she needs help mowing her lawn, I'll do it, but I kinda feel like her son ...
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How will opening the pit affect their bargaining power?

Cosmo witnesses Hall-spawn entering their Knowhere and informs Kraglin. Following this on Arete Lab, High Evolutionary commands: High Evolutionary: Open the pit. Vim: Sire, our bargaining power will ...
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What does "you " in "you do" refer to?

At Orgocorp, Star-Lord is speaking to Ura, who, under the threat of Gamora’s gun, managed to acquire the 89P13 patent, which is required to save Rocket: Star-Lord: I'm so sorry about this, Ura. ...
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Why did Drax say, "Every single time"?

Mantis manipulates Bletelsnort’s mind, which makes Bletelsnort flirt with Drax: Bletelsnort: What was... What was your name again? Drax: Drax the Destroyer. Bletelsnort: That is such a lovely name. I'...
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Who is the woman who speaks when the Ravagers stop the Benatar?

This woman speaks when the Ravagers stopped the Benatar from entering the bio-formed structure in space: WOMAN: (ON SPEAKER): Hey, guys, you're about to be boarded by the United Ravagers. You can ...
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Why did High Evolutionary say, "Toodle-oo"?

Adam Warlock fails to catch Rocket, which disappoints the High Evolutionary. Consequently, the High Evolutionary warns the High Priestess: High Evolutionary: Find 89P13 and return it to me, or I will ...
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What does "does it words" mean?

Floor meets Rocket in the cage: Floor: Mask, eyes, face, mouth, does it words? What does "does it words" mean?
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What does "that" in "No one ever meant that, Drax" refer to?

Rocket suggests Mantis to make Peter happy using her powers. Groot questions, Nebula is surprised, and Mantis misunderstands Rocket’s suggestion. Rocket clarifies he meant her powers, not physical ...
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How is Victor Timely a variant of He Who Remains in the 19th century?

In his speech at the end of Loki Season 1 He Who Remains explains that he: lived on earth in the 31st century [and] discovered that there were universes stack on top of each other. And that he then ...
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What did non-Earth societies know about the cause of and motivation for the Snap?

On Earth, where the Snap happened, who did it and why was apparently widely known, presumably because the remaining Avengers explained (evidence - the graffiti in the Hawkeye series saying "...
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Why does Victor Timely say "pumpkins" in this scene?

Loki Season 2, episode 6, the finale. When Victor Timely has just completed the momentous task of "fixing" the Temporal Loom, he returns along the bridge/promontory to the TVA in triumph (13 ...
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Who is the dead person in the cemetery at the end of Daredevil S2E13?

At the end (55:25) of Daredevil Season 2 Episode 13 ("A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen"), we are shown a dead person next to a grave that's been dug up. Who is the person lying next to the grave?...
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Why did Star-Lord say "Past Gamora" instead of "New Gamora" if she changed?

At Orgocorp, after acquiring the 89P13 patent by threatening Ura, Nebula, Star-Lord, and Gamora are clearly surrounded by Orgosentries: Gamora: Lower your weapons! Let's kill that one that looks like ...
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Who is "friend" here if Adam is Ashley's son?

After burning Fitz-Gibbonok to death, Adam was asked by his mother, Ashley, to question Blurp, Fitz-Gibbonok’s pet: Adam: He looks sad. I really don't enjoy how that's making me feel, actually. Then ...
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Who is "Baby" here?

Adam Warlock, in his pursuit of Rocket, rips off Groot's head to stop Groot from preventing him. Meanwhile, Kraglin, who is hiding, uses his power to throw a Yaka Arrow at Adam Warlock: Adam Warlock: ...
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Why did Drax ask this question?

Guardians of the Galaxy are in a decompression chamber at Orgocorp. Mantis notices their spacesuits floating in space and exclaims. Gamora explains that the suits were thrown into a contamination bin, ...
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What does "this" in "about this" refer to?

Star-Lord infiltrates a bio-formed structure while Mantis reveals his abduction by Ravagers coincides with his mother's disappearance. Mantis suggests his grandfather's actions stemmed from a desire ...
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Why is Kraglin allowed to uses telekinesis but not Cosmo?

Kraglin uses telekinesis on Yaka Arrow, but instead of hitting each plate, it pierces Nebula. Meanwhile, Cosmo uses telekinesis to make a stone hit each plate and land in front of him: KRAGLIN: ...
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Which female character in the MCU had the earliest comic book debut?

I recently stumbled upon a fascinating question here: “Which character in the MCU had the earliest comic debut?” While reading through the answers, I couldn’t help but notice that they all featured ...
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What did Ben Urich find out about Karen Page?

In Season 1 Episode 12 ("The Ones We Leave Behind") of the 2015 Daredevil series, Karen Page and Ben Urich have the following conversation: Karen: We need that story out there before it is ...
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What happened to the second bangle?

When Kamala returns to Earth she is only wearing the bangle that her grandmother gave to her. In fact, we do not see the other bangle at all from this point. Do we know what happened to it?
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Why did Kamala wear her bangle at the end of "The Marvels" (2023)?

If Kamala's powers were unlocked by her grandmother's bangle, but not necessary for her to sustain her powers, why did she wear the bangle at the end of The Marvels if she didn't need it to have ...
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Can Wakanda’s intended real-world location be pinpointed by the Snap?

In Avengers: Endgame, the Snap Thanos did emanates from somewhere in East Africa on the hologlobe. Has anyone used this to work out a more precise real-world location for Wakanda?
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What's the deal with the white man spectating the match set in 1200 AD, Alabama?

In Season 1, Episode 2 of Echo, titled “Lowak”, we see a flashback to 1200 AD, Alabama, where Maya’s ancestor, Lowak, leads her team in a fierce game where the losing team would be “banished from [...
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How can the "End of Time" be the end of time when we know events occurred AFTER He Who Remains died?

Something doesn't quite add up with the concept of the "End of Time" in Loki. He Who Remains, aka Kang the Conqueror, dies at the End of Time. Killed, I wager, is more precise. That was ...
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Who are these characters in "What If...?" Season 2 Episode 9?

What If...? Season 2 Episode 9, titled "What If... Strange Supreme Intervened?" shows several characters from the Marvel universe — some of whom I am not familiar with. Who are these ...
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Where are the people of Kahhori settled in America?

In What if ...? season 2 episode 6 we see a new character "Kahhori" who is from a tribe a settled somewhere in America. What is the location of the place where the tribal people of her tribe ...
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High Evolutionary's face in Guardians of The Galaxy 3

In "Guardians of The Galaxy: Vol. 3" the main antagonist is His High Evolutionary. In the later part of the film, he appears with his face being stitched to his head like it was some sort of ...
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Is there an Easter egg in the prison arrival scene with the woman watching a 3D family video?

Saw a clip on YouTube of the GotG prison arrival scene. As the walk into the Common room of the prison, the camera pans across a woman watching a "family 3D video or maybe a live 3D video call&...
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Why is "years" plural used to describe the gap between Ronin sightings?

In Hawkeye Episode 1: "Never Meet Your Heroes", newscaster Pat Kiernan (who seems to be in a lot of MCU titles) mentions that it's been "years" since the Ronin has been sighted (in ...
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What happens when Goose, or her species, swallow people?

In The Marvels movie, Goose and What exactly happens to the humans who are swallowed? Even assuming a stomach that is bigger on the inside, how do they breathe?
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Who is the third Kang variant in this image?

In the post-credits scene for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, we witness I can identify two of them from their costumes, but can't figure out who the third is. So, from left to right, we have: ...
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Do TVA employees get paid?

I mean, they are employees, right? At least they believe they are, right? So they should have a salary, perhaps in the form of some TVA credits? They also should have endowment insurance and medical ...
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How did Kamala do this in The Marvels?

In the newly released The Marvels, towards the end of the movie, Kamala Khan  How does she do this? I thought that her powers were enabled Or is there something that I am missing? Note that Marvel ...
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Was bringing the Skrulls to Earth a bad idea? [closed]

In "the Marvels", However, Skrulls are banned on Earth, according to Secret Invasion. Did Captain Marvel not realize this?
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Why did Doctor Strange believe the Fantastic Four were related to popular music in the 1960s?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Doctor Strange meets Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four on Earth-838: Doctor Strange: "Fantastic Four." Didn't you guys chart in the '...
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Is the “probability storm” concept that split Scott and Hope into multiple versions adapted from the comics?

Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne face a strange phenomenon in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania: a “probability storm” that splits them into multiple versions (“possibilities”) of themselves based on “...
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How is Wong’s reply relevant to Dr. Strange’s words even though Wong didn’t bow to him?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr Strange saves Wong from octopus demon: Dr Strange: You're welcome. Wong: You know it's ancient custom to bow in the presence of the Sorcerer ...
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Why didn't Wong answer the question "are you happy?"?

At the end of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr Strange asks Wong a question: Dr Strange: Are you happy? Wong: That's a, um, interesting question. Dr Strange: You'd think that ...
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Did Thanos somewhat succeed? [closed]

Spoiler warning! Though, I think we're at a point where all this is common knowledge? Anyway, we know (see here), the Hulk didn't bring back anyone who died before or as a result of the snap, though ...
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What exactly is Dr Strange scared of?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr Strange-616 says to Christine-838: Dr Strange-616: I love you in every universe. It's not that I don't wanna care for someone or have someone ...
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Why does Christine-838 regret missing the dangerous Incursion?

Christine-838: What's your universe like? Strange-616: It's very beautiful. I wish I could show you. Christine-838: I'd really like that. But I have to go. Strange-616: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Christine-...
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Why is there only one Sorcerer stationed at the New York Sanctum?

In Doctor Strange (2016), Stephen Strange is sent through the portal from the Hong Kong Sanctum to the New York Sanctum when Kaicillius begins his attacks. After wandering around for some time, ...
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How does Mordo-838 know that Mordo-616 hates Dr. Strange-616 very much?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr. Strange-616 battles Mordo-838 on Earth-838 to escape the chamber and save America Chavez from Scarlet Witch.: Mordo 838: I think I'm ...
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How did Thanos know the stones were reduced to atoms?

In the beginning of Avengers: Endgame we see: NATASHA ROMANONFF: Where are the Stones? THANOS: Gone. Reduced to atoms. BRUCE BANNER: You used them two days ago! THANOS: I used the stones to destroy ...
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Did Hydra and Ten Rings collaborate only in Ant-Man?

In Ant-Man when the fight began in Pym Tech between Hydra, Darren Cross, and the Protagonists one of the bad guys had a Ten Rings tattoo on his neck: Some people say he is an ex-Ten Rings member and ...
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Would Wanda have stayed reasonable if not informed about America Chavez?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), America Chavez and Doctor Strange landed on Earth-838 and met 838 Mordo. Mordo explained that a Dreamwalking sorcerer can possess an alternate ...
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What exactly is that ring, and why didn’t Wong have it before?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Wanda is seeking the Darkhold after its copy was burned: Wong: It's there the Darkhold was transcribed. Mount Wundagore. Wanda: Wundagore? Wong: ...
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