It’s been a hectic few weeks for Marvel fans as they have waited anxiously for the trailer of the upcoming Avengers: Endgame to be released.
But for many it raised more questions than answers, like what happened to Shuri? How many of the Avengers are dead? How did Ant Man survive? Where has Hawkeye been?
But one of the most worrying questions of all, will Tony Stark – Iron Man – who we see trapped in a pod floating helplessly through space, survive?
In the tense trailer the billionaire tech genius seems resigned to the fact that his luck has well and truly run out, as he records a final message for his finacée Pepper Potts.
Forlorn, a tired Stark stares into his Iron Man mask and says: “Dear Miss Potts, if you find this recording don’t feel bad about this, part of the journey is the end. Just for the record being adrift in space with zero promise of rescue is more fun than it sounds.
“Food and water ran out four days ago, oxygen will run out tomorrow morning and I mean it, when I drift off I will dream about you, it’s always you.”
Since the trailer was released it has been viewed more than 200 million times by fans across the world, many of whom, heartbroken at the thought of Stark’s demise, decided to take action into their own hands and save their hero.
Fans took to Twitter to demand that scientists at the world’s most powerful space station do everything they can to bring Stark home.
One person wrote: “@NASA please send a rescue team for Tony Stark. my boi is dying out there.”
Another then added: “dear @NASA, PLEASE please find Tony Stark that poor guy is floating somewhere up in space and is running out of oxygen. WE NEED YOUR HELP.”
Well the boffins at Houston have now responded to the concerned fans, but it’s not exactly the answer many were hoping for.
They wrote: “Hey @Marvel, we heard about Tony Stark. As we know, the first thing you should do is listen in mission control for “@Avengers, we have a problem.” But if he can’t communicate, then we recommend ground teams use all resources to scan the skies for your missing man.”
Come on, guys, this is Iron Man. Stop dicking around on Mars and go and save him.
Avengers: Endgame is set to be released on April 26, 2019
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