Chapter 5

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The Maximoff twins make their way into the church, where they were told a man was waiting for them.

"Talk, and if you are wasting our time...", Wanda starts.

"Did you know this church is in the exact center of the city? The elders decreed it so that everyone could be equally close to God. I like that. The geometry of belief. You're wondering why you can't look inside my head", Ultron says, sitting in the throne like chair with a cloth covering his head.

"Sometimes it's hard. But sooner or later, every man shows himself", Wanda says.

" I'm sure they do", Ultron says, standing up to reveal his true self, " But you needed something more than a man. That's why you let Stark have the scepter".

" I didn't expect, but I saw Stark's fear. I new it would control him. Make him self-destruct", Wanda says.

" Everyone creates the thing they dread. Men of peace create engines of war. Invaders create Avengers. People create... smaller people? Children. I lost the word, there. Children designed to supplant them, to help them end", Ultron says.

" Is that why you've come, to end the Avengers?", Wanda asks.

" I've come to save the world. But also... yeah", Ultron says, leading the twins back to Strucker's base, " We'll move out right away. This is a start, but there's something we need to begin the real work".

" All of these are...", Wanda starts.

"Me. I have what the Avengers never will", Ultron says, " Harmony. They're discordant. Disconnected. Stark's already got them turning on each other. And when you get inside the rest oftheir heads...".

" Everyone's plan is not to kill them", Pietro adds.

" And make them martyrs? You need patience. Need to see the big picture", Ultron says.

" I don't see the big picture. I have a little picture. I take it out and look at it, every day", Pietro says.

" You lost your parents in the bombings. I've seen the records", Ultron says.

" The records are not the picture", Pietro says.

" Pietro", Wanda says.

" No, please", Ultron says, causing the twins to share a look.

" We were 10 years old. Having dinner, the four of us. When the first shell hits, two floors below, it makes a hole in the floor. It's big. Our parents go in and the whole building start coming apart. I grab her, roll under the bed, and the second shell hits. But it doesn't go off. It just sits there in the rubble. Three feet from our faces. And on the side of the shell is painted one word", Pietro says.

" Stark", Wanda adds.

" We were trapped for two days", Pietro says.

" Every effort to save us, every shift in the bricks, I think, This will set it off. We wait for two days for Tony Stark to kill us", Wanda says.

" I know what they are", Pietro says.

" I wondered why only you two survived Strucker's experiments. Now I don't. We will make it right. You and I can hurt them. But you will tear them apart from the inside", Ultron says, walking in front of Wanda, " Pay more attention to the girl. The one who has magic. She is the most powerful one on the team, but also the most fragile. All of the Avengers will protect her. She's the glue that holds them together. She's... bonded with them. In ways I will never understand.Take her down... and the rest will be following in her footsteps. The Avengers cannot survive with out the girl, so make her crumble. Make her shatter. Make her the broken little girl she once was before".







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