After

Tony Stark and Nebula sat in the cockpit of the Guardians’ ship hours after The Snap. They were both stunned, unable to communicate even though they sat in the same room.

Nebula was the most affected by the events that transpired. She had lost her sister to Thanos just because she was willing to save her life in that interrogation chamber. Now half the universe was annihilated.

“Are we going to leave this planet or what?” Tony Stark asked, startling Nebula.

“Yea,” she responded. “I’ll help with the controls. I know you people from Earth aren’t familiar with Ravager ships.”

Stark looked at her. “I think I can figure it out. You could say I’m a…mechanic.”

“And am a machine.”

Stark smirked. “Suit yourself,” he said, indicating the yokes and buttons before him.

She rose from her chair, reached him, then began clicking those same buttons. She gripped the yoke and easily the ship lifted off from the unstable ground on Titan.

When she looked down at Tony Stark, his head laid to side as he rested it against the headrest. He gazed off into space, obviously pondering everything.

“We failed,” he said more to himself than her.

Nebula nodded. “We did.”

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