“The tesseract,” Thanos said as he dragged Thor by the skull. “Or your brother’s life.”
Loki stared deep into the purple Titans eyes, unblinking. Thanos took the power stone and drove it into the temple of the thunder god. Waves of purple energy pulsed through his head and pummelled his brain. Thor screamed in absolute agony. Loki simply watched. Thanos ramped up the power. Skin blistered on Thor’s face, blood ran from his eyes and ears.
“Alright stop!” Loki buckled and lowered his head. He slowly raised his right hand and plucked a blue speck from mid-air. In his hand materialised the object Thanos sought.
“You are the worst brother!” Thor muttered through a vomit of blood and bile.
Thanos extended his hand.
The Norse God of Mischief smiled at his adoptive brother and handed the glowing blue cube over. Thanos paused. He dropped the thunder god and swung a massive purple fist into Loki’s face! The blow hit nothing but air and the image shimmered. “I left for greener pastures the moment you arrived, Thanos. Speaking of green…”
A roar erupted behind the Titan as the Hulk tackled him from behind.
I am...The Watcher. There is a universe known as Earth-199999, a universe that the mad Titan Thanos acquired all the Infinity Stones and wiped half of life out across the universe with a snap of his fingers. In this variant universe, Loki uses the power of the Tesseract which contains the Space Gem to teleport himself to safety denying Thanos a second gem. Loki heads to Earth to recruit the people who formed to stop him years earlier, The Avengers.
The heroes are rightfully distrusting of him, but when Loki shows them Thanos killing Thor and the Hulk thanks to the Power Gem, they formulate a plan to avenge them. So begins the...