There’s no shortage of theories about how the 10-year Avengers saga — spanning a grand total of 22 movies — will end. From time travel to alternate realities to shape-shifting, intergalactic super-beings, there are a lot a lot of clues for hyper-observant fans to sift through if they want to figure out how Avengers: Endgame can undo Thanos’ Decimation and bring all our favorite heroes back to life.
In that spirit, Inverse is exploring its own theories for Avengers: Endgame before the movie opens on April 26, 2019. Positing a few crazy, out-there theories is part of the fun of being a fan, and the speculation below is just that — although if you really think about it, some of these theories do kinda make sense.
Watch this space for more string theories in the weeks ahead! After the movie comes out, we’ll post an update on how right and wrong these theories turned out to be.