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[[WMG: Ego is one of the True Fae.]]
In fact, he is one of the most powerful of the [[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost Gentry]]. He is a Celestial, which is what the True Fae are called in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse. He is heavily implied to have some sort of connection to [[Film/DoctorStrange Dormammu]], who is all but outright stated to be the source of all magic in the MCU. Therefore, the Dark Dimension is Arcadia, the Mirror Dimension is the Hedge, and Dormammu is essentially the "overlord" of the Gentry and the Titular manifestation of all of Faerie. Strange became a Wizened Changeling as a result of his being exposed to Dormammu's magic by the Ancient One, who is likely either an immensely powerful Changeling, or (more likely) a fallen True Fae who lost her full divine status after developing compassion towards humanity. This is further supported by the fact that Strange and other Sorcerers practice oneiromancy, and that the world is saved by Strange making a bargain with Dormammu that he will cease his invasion on the planet and never return in exchange for release from the GroundhogDayLoop Strange trapped him in. This explains why Dormammu has kept his end of the bargain; he ''is'' the Wyrd, and therefore cannot break an oath he swears without being obliterated from all existence. This makes Kaecilius and his Zealots a rogue Loyalist Lost court, and by the end of that film Mordo has become an extremely militant Bridge-Burner.

As one of the True Fae, Ego is a fragment of Arcadia and the Wyrd; in other words, he is an extension of the Dark Dimension and Dormammu. However, unlike almost all of the other Gentry, Ego's essence is contained within the dimension of mortals, rather than a domain of Arcadia. This is because long ago Ego struck a bargain with Dormammu to exist in the physical plane, and the price he paid for this consisted of two items: his memories of his previous life in Faerie, and accepting the form of a physical True Name which could be killed by simple corporeal means rather than the coercion into Oath-Breaking which (aside from cold iron) is the only thing which can fully kill almost any other True Fae.

Aside from his unique status as a physical entity, Ego is a classic example of the Gentry in almost every other respect. He is solipsistic, and views himself as the only being in the entire universe with any intrinsic worth whatsoever. His covetousness is without limit, and his ethics (if he has such a thing) are an utterly alien case of BlueAndOrangeMorality. He is a GeniusLoci EldritchAbomination who can alter his domain at will, create human bodies as avatars, and is almost omnipotent on his home turf.

Ego became a physical entity so that he could satisfy a base motivation he shares with all his Gentry kin: to expand his domain and his power. He likely grew tired of constantly waging war with other True Fae for scraps of Arcadian territory, but saw that the plane of the mortals was almost entirely empty of his Fae rivals. He knew that he would put himself at incredible risk by seeking to colonize the tangible universe, but in the end he proved to be even more ambitious than he was fearful. He decided to take the gamble, and bargained with Dormammu for a physical True Name which would be uniquely vulnerable, but also capable of expanding and consuming the entire mortal plane. He also correctly wagered by giving his Arcadian memories as payment that even though he would not remember his "purpose"at first when he was reborn in the mortal plane, he would eventually remaster his powers and rediscover his reasons for coming here.

When Ego was inevitably disappointed by the other life-forms he encountered, finding that they came short of his own perceived infinite greatness, he remembered his motive for being born in a physical body. He then sent his flesh-and-blood "Angel of Pure Light" Title throughout the universe, doing something no other Gentry could do because of their lack of a physical True Name: fathering children. Every child he sired with a mortal woman was a Changeling from birth, and he sent Huntsmen to collect them and bring them to his planet. However, none were capable of providing him a "feedback loop" of Glamour, since Glamour cannot be harvested from Lost. Aside from having Fae magic in spite of having never entered Arcadia first, all of Ego's offspring were normal Changelings. Ego needed an exceptional Lost child who could do the (seemingly) impossible: act as a perpetual machine "battery" of Glamour production, which was the only way he could have enough power to enact his Expansion. The only Lost he didn't kill after having them brought to his planet, aside from Peter, was Mantis; even though she failed him as an infinite Glamour battery, her empathic powers still proved useful to him, as she could help him sleep. Mantis is likely a Beastling Playmate, or of a similar Seeming and Kith.

The reason Peter (who is a Fairest Lost) is that elusive perpetual machine of Glamour his father had been seeking for millennia is because of the nature of his conception: to an incomplete degree, Ego truly ''did'' love Meredith Quill. However, as previously mentioned, this was a mortal danger to Ego's plans and power; if a True Fae ever fully understands a human emotion such as true love, they will lose their godlike power. Ego sensed that his growing feelings for Meredith were slowly withering his powers away, and he would fall from godhood just as the Ancient One likely did. Without that power, his Expansion would no longer be possible, so he murdered Meredith before his affection for her could become complete and destroy his powers forever.

Because Fae magic is based on mortal emotion and his father (partially) felt genuine love for his mother, Peter was born as a True Fae demigod; existing on the border between being a Lost and being a Gentry. The sliver of sincere love which had resulted in his birth gave him simultaneous access to the raw reality-warming magic of the Wyrd, as well as the ability to produce Glamour with his own emotions, which is something that no other Changeling (or even True Fae) has ever possessed. Thus, Peter was the perpetual machine "battery" Ego had been seeking since the dawn of time.

Yondu was the Huntsman hired to collect Peter. A Fetch was not left in his place, even though Ego is capable of fashioning them with the ease he fashions his Kurt Russel-lookalike Title, for the simple reason that he doesn't remember that leaving Fetches is a "thing"; he sold his memories of Arcadia for his physical True Name, after all. By collecting Peter, Yondu was breaking his oath to his Huntsman court; the Ravagers "don't deal kids." The only way he could sate his conscience after becoming an Oath-Breaker was by getting Ego to swear by his Name that he would never hurt any of the kids Yondu brought to him. Even though his existence depended on him honoring his promise, Ego simply utilized LoopholeAbuse by honoring his ExactWords; the death of each child who failed him was painless, so technically he never did hurt them. This is also why he was able to cause physical pain to Peter without endangering himself; Yondu never personally took Peter to Ego, and therefore Ego was not bound by their contract in Peter's case.

Once Ego had Peter and Peter had demonstrated the powers his father had been seeking, Ego attempted to lure Peter into becoming a full True Fae by persuading him to abandon all emotional ties he had to his home and to his friends. He almost succeeded, but made the fatal mistake of confessing to murdering Peter's mother- who is Peter's Touchstone. Peter immediately [[MoreDakka shot his father]] full of holes in [[TranquilFury quiet rage]] after this
revelation, to which Ego immediately repaired his Title and briefly changed its Mask into the image of Creator/DavidHasselhoff to mock him. He then forcibly stabbed him with an energy-tentacle to begin his Expansion by reaping Glamour from Peter for a thousand years. He crushed Peter's Walkman to get an extra surge of energy by filling Peter with grief.

Ego's planet now revealed to be, like every other Arcadian domain, a [[CrapsaccharineWorld Hell disguised as a Heaven]], the world's landscape became actively hostile to Peters motley of friends as they worked to rescue him. They were able to destroy Ego's Kurt Russell title, but this was a minor inconvenience to him at worst; he was able to swiftly replace it after subduing Peter and his allies. In the end, however, the Guardians managed to send Groot to the planet's core and attach a time bomb to Ego's physical True Name: the Brain. Panicking, Ego begged Peter to spare his life [[EvilCannotComprehendGood the only way a True Fae knows how]]: by expressing incredulity at the idea that Peter would want to be normal just like everyone else. Peter, of course, coldly answered, "[[ShutUpHannibal What's wrong with that?]]" just before the bomb detonated, destroying Ego's Name. Now totally and completely killed, Ego's disappearance severed Peter's connection to the Wyrd; without his Keeper to act as an intermediary between himself and the contracts of Arcadia, Peter is no longer anything but a mere mortal forever separated from godhood.

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[[WMG: The sequel to this movie will be a {{Crossover}} with Thor.]]
* Chronologically, this would not only be a sequel to ''Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'' but also a prequel to ''Film/ThorRagnarok'', taking place either before or simultaneously with ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar''.
* Thor and his fellow Asgardians would meet the Guardians for the first time via a casino fight.
* Adam Warlock would start off as a bad guy, but later pull a HeelFaceTurn and join both teams midway through the movie.
* Star-Lord will eventually return to Earth for the first time since his abduction, either during the climax or near the end.
* As with ''Vol. 2'', there would be five [[TheStinger stingers]]:
** To set up ''Thor: Ragnarok'', BigBad Hela would whisper into the mind of a dying Odin, warning him that she will be freed as soon as he dies.
** We will finally see [[Film/AvengersInfinityWar how Thanos obtained the Power Stone]].
** We will also see how what happened to the Hulk after the events ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron''--he crash lands the Quinjet on Sakaar, and is captured and enslaved by the Grandmaster to become their new champion (again foreshadowing ''Ragnarok'')
** If the climax took place on Earth, then we would see Bucky Barnes watching the news of said battle in a bar, where he is greeted by a surprise character (doesn't matter who that one is).
** Post-''Film/AvengersEndgame'', the entire movie will be revealed to have been a long story read by Thor, who then demands that they continue searching for 2014 Gamora, while the other Guardians insist they play a game of poker.



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* the Guardians watching have gone to earth and are in a cinema room watching one of the Simon Williams movies from the set pictures to everyone else is scared of the appearence of the aliens or do not care.

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* Jossed for ''Infinity War'' and ''Endgame''.



[[WMG: The Yondu loyalists were part of his gang before he was exiled and The Tazerface rebels joined afterwards.]]

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[[WMG: The Yondu loyalists were part of his gang before he was exiled and The Tazerface Taserface rebels joined afterwards.]]




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* Jossed. She isn't very active in ''Infinity War''.




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* Jossed. No sign of resentment.


The ship will be either an existing ship from the comics (like the Bowie introduced in the seventh issue of the ''Guardians'' series launched in 2019) or a new creation named after another female celebrity Quill may of known about.

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The ship will be either an existing ship from the comics (like the Bowie introduced in the seventh issue of the ''Guardians'' series launched in 2019) or a new creation named after another female celebrity Quill may of known about.about, like, maybe, Creator/PamGrier or Creator/MollyRingwald.

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[[WMG: The Guardians will either already have or will gain a new, bigger ship]]
The ship will be either an existing ship from the comics (like the Bowie introduced in the seventh issue of the ''Guardians'' series launched in 2019) or a new creation named after another female celebrity Quill may of known about.


* Yep, replaced. The Guardians' new M-ship at the time of ''Infinity War'' is a different class than the 2-seat and 4-seat variants we've seen previously. It has a double-decker cockpit extending down to the lower deck (with more front-facing seating), a new engine layout, and a small auxiliary vehicle that docks in the back (similar to the Ghost from ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels''). Additionally, several months after Vol. 2's release, [[WordOfGod we learned]] more about the repair tool Rocket was using on Berhert. Specifically, that tool is ''not at all'' cost-effective to deploy, and since after the end of Vol. 2 the Guardians have the Quadrant (and presumably whatever vehicles are docked to it), it would have been wiser to return to Berhert simply to gather up whatever important stuff was still there, then just abandon the wreckage and purchase another ship.

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* Yep, replaced. The Guardians' new M-ship at M-ship, the time of ''Infinity War'' ''Benatar'', is a different class than the 2-seat and 4-seat variants we've seen previously. It has a double-decker cockpit extending down to the lower deck (with more front-facing seating), a new engine layout, and a small auxiliary vehicle that docks in the back (similar to the Ghost from ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels''). Additionally, several months after Vol. 2's release, [[WordOfGod we learned]] more about the repair tool Rocket was using on Berhert. Specifically, that tool is ''not at all'' cost-effective to deploy, and since after the end of Vol. 2 the Guardians have the Quadrant (and presumably whatever vehicles are docked to it), it would have been wiser to return to Berhert simply to gather up whatever important stuff was still there, then just abandon the wreckage and purchase another ship.




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* Confirmed, although its origin is not revealed.



And in either ''[[Film/AvengersInfinityWar Infinity War]]'' or ''Guardians Of TheGalaxy Vol 3'', he'll be able to [[DuctTapeForEverything make an emergency repair]] and save someone's day. And, of course, it will be a glorious BrickJoke.

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And in either ''[[Film/AvengersInfinityWar Infinity War]]'' or ''Guardians Of TheGalaxy Vol of the Galaxy Vol. 3'', he'll be able to [[DuctTapeForEverything make an emergency repair]] and save someone's day. And, of course, it will be a glorious BrickJoke.
* Sorry, didn't happen in either ''Infinity War'' or ''Endgame'', and looking unlikely going forward. His new outfit post-''Endgame'' ditches the huge fanny pack in favor of a much more streamlined utility belt with just the holsters for his blasters and two tiny pouches (presumably for power/ammo cartridges).


* Jossed. Infinity War revealed that after the events of Guardians 2, Nebula immediately went after Thanos on her own. She never visited Earth.

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* Jossed. Infinity War revealed that after the events of Guardians 2, Nebula immediately went after Thanos on her own. She never visited Earth.
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* That last part is possibly Jossed. It is specifically stated in Infinity War that Thanos decimated Xandar when he stole the Power Stone from the Nova Corps; Xandar and everything to do with it may be out of the picture for good. [[spoiler:Not to mention the fact that all of the Guardians except for Rocket are currently dead -- as of now, who knows how ''that'' will be resolved?]]

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* That last part is possibly Jossed. It is specifically stated in Infinity War that Thanos [[spoiler:Thanos decimated Xandar when he stole the Power Stone from the Nova Corps; Corps, so none of that destruction was reversed when the Snap was undone. The power vacuum created by the damage to Xandar and everything to do with it may indeed be out of the picture for good. [[spoiler:Not to mention the fact that all of the Guardians except for Rocket are currently dead -- as of now, who knows how ''that'' will be resolved?]]
a factor, however.]]



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* [[spoiler: Better yet, it stopped just barely in time, but Drax started yelling in pain anyway, purely to mess with Kraglin.]]



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*** Yondu didn't deliver ''all'' of Ego's offspring, just ''some'' of them. Ego has been trying to breed a Celestial heir for a very long time, probably a ''lot'' longer than Yandu'd been alive let alone for hire.

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[[WMG: [[spoiler: The Infinity Stones will be revealed to still exist in the film, either as a lot point or Post Credits scene.]]]]
[[spoiler: In the [[WMG/AvengersEndgame Endgame WMG page]] I discussed why I believe Thanos didn't destroy the Stones, just believes he did. If true a cosmic film like Guardians would be the best place to reveal their continued existence. While it ''could'' be a plot point I'd imagine not, we have finished the saga, I'd expect they'd just show up in a post credits scene (they had 5 in Guardians 2 didn't they) as an interesting footnote.]]


And in either ''[[Film/AvengersInfinityWar Infinity War]]'' or Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol3, he'll be able to [[DuctTapeForEverything make an emergency repair]] and save someone's day. And, of course, it will be a glorious BrickJoke.

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And in either ''[[Film/AvengersInfinityWar Infinity War]]'' or Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol3, ''Guardians Of TheGalaxy Vol 3'', he'll be able to [[DuctTapeForEverything make an emergency repair]] and save someone's day. And, of course, it will be a glorious BrickJoke.


[[WMG: The third film will be cancelled thanks to James Gunn's firing]]

[[WMG: Candidates to replace Gunn as director of ''Guardians 3'']]
* Creator/TaikaWaititi
* Michelle [=McLaren=]
* Brad Bird
* Dee Rees
* Janicza Bravo
* Cary Fukunaga
* Malcolm D. Lee
* Mimi Leder
* Dean [=DeBlois=]
* Creator/DavidFSandberg


David Bowie's character would have been either Peter's dad or a member of the same unknown species. The cameo would have been shown at the end of the movie and be a huge cameo, not a blink-and-you'll-miss-it type cameo like Lloyd Kaufman was in GotG 1. Then in the 3rd movie, David would have had a much larger role, if the whole father/same race thing is correct

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David Bowie's character would have been either Peter's dad or a member of the same unknown species. The cameo would have been shown at the end of the movie and be a huge cameo, not a blink-and-you'll-miss-it type cameo like Lloyd Kaufman was in GotG [=GotG=] 1. Then in the 3rd movie, David would have had a much larger role, if the whole father/same race thing is correct



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*** [[spoiler: Gamora ''does'' get one in ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'', similar to the one you guessed, though]].




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* [[spoiler: If by "Critical", you mean "causing Thanos to win"...but he's still not Eternity]].






And she'll criticise Star Lord's ship

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And she'll criticise criticize Star Lord's ship


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