Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 8

Tony watched as Rogers and Wilson made their way to the roof of the Triskelion. There were a dozen ways this could all go horribly wrong, but he hoped for the best. A helicopter had landed on the Triskelion’s main roof landing pad less than ten minutes ago, bringing all the members of the WSC in for the official launch of Project Insight. He looked up at the HUD message. All the players were in…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 7

It took time to secure Barnes in the panic room. Not knowing how long they would have to keep him there, Tony supplied him with enough protein bars, junk food, and bottled water for a few days before heading back to DC. If they didn’t make it back, Jarvis was under orders to let Barnes out and give him access to enough money to disappear. “This is a stupid plan,” Clint said. “No one is…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 6

  Part 6 The bank was an impressive structure three stories of granite and marble, built when the Greek revival style was at its height. There was brown paper on the first and second floor windows, blocking out the view from the outside. There were thick chains and a padlock keeping the front doors shut. By all outside appearances, there hadn’t been anyone in the bulding in years. However, scans showed there was an underground…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 5

  Tony woke gasping for breath. His chest hurt around the arc reactor. It usually did if he was in the suit for a long time, but this was more like the edge of a panic attack. “It is currently six-thirty AM. You are in your house on Deal Island, Maryland,” Jarvis said calmly. “You are investigating the attack and murder of SHIELD director Nicholas Fury. You are currently safe, with the Mark 42 in…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 4

“Sir,” Jarvis woke Tony from a fitful sleep. “I have received a distress alert from Director Fury’s vehicle. The onboard systems reports an ambush on the streets of Washington DC. The attackers are dressed in police uniforms and are using extreme measures. Director Fury’s attempts to call for backup are being blocked.” “Shit,” Tony crawled out of bed and headed to the workshop. From the light in his bedroom windows, he could tell it was…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 3

The sentinel and guide pair hadn’t known what to expect when they landed at LAX, but it wasn’t a driver holding a sign with their names on it. The man was in a dark suit and glasses and while he wasn’t as tall as Ellison, he probably out weighed him by at least twenty-five pounds of pure muscle mass. He introduced himself as Happy Hogan. He led them to a Rolls Royce Phantom and had…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 2

  Anthony Edward Stark wasn’t a team player, that is what everyone said. Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist. An unpredictable narcissist, prone to thrill-seeking and self-aggrandizement. The official SHIELD assessment had been colder than his father’s disapproval. He could admit to all of those things easily, but there was a part of him that had really wanted to be a part of something bigger than himself. Fighting along with the other Avengers had been amazing, but…

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Trust Issues – Sorka42 – Part 1

** Tony felt something tug on his pants, diverting his attention from the tiny flaw in the weld he had found. He had been deep into the guts of the Mark 42’s systems checking the tiny propulsion systems that each section of armor had in it. Each piece of armor from now on would fly to him on command. The implants he had placed under his own skin would allow the suit to set onto…

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Project File: Trust Issues – Sorka42

Tony isn’t sure when it started, Afghanistan might have been the initial trigger but it didn’t occur to him that anything was seriously wrong until he wakes after flying a nuclear bomb through a wormhole. His senses are heightened, even his skin has become over sensitive. At first, he thinks it is a temporary thing, but it keeps getting worse.

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