Aside from the fact that he portrays Carol Danvers, a hero we know will collaborate with the Avengers in Endgame next month, The most extensive ties to the Captain Marvel's Marvel Cinematic Universe did not become clear until they entered the film. If you have any questions, we are here to help.
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Here we are. Well, hi, Captain Marvel viewers! So what do you think of that cosmic cube, eh?
Yes, Mar-Vell's mysterious energy was conducting research on Earth as a means of providing light-speed travel before his own people chased after it, and the thing that gave Carol Danvers her incredible powers , is nothing but the Tesseract or, as we now know it, the containment structure for the Space Stone.
And, given that Captain Marvel fills an intriguing space in time with the Marvel movie, it suddenly enriches the path of the element in almost a whole decade of cinema appearances. So, if you were wondering, here is all we know about the journey of the Tesseract, from ancient times, to the click heard all over the world in Avengers: Infinity War .
Literally the dawn of the Universe: The Big Bang creates six primary elemental singularities, forged by mysterious beings known only as Cosmic Entities in the Infinity Stones: Time, Reality, Soul, Mind, Power and Space. The last of those is what interests us here. ( Avengers: Infinity War )
Ancient history : Multiple cosmic civilizations, including the Celestials, wield the Space Stone after its power is contained by the crystalline cube known as Tesseract (which made the containment vessel so far unknown). The Asgardian ruler Odin eventually meets the Tesseract and memorizes it as the jewel of his vault, full of cosmic artifacts of unspeakable power. ( Guardians of the Galaxy )
Circa 10th century, Norway: The Asgardians, intentionally or not, leave the Tesseract on Earth in Tønsberg, Norway, under the care of worshipers human of the Asgardians. It remains hidden for centuries until … ( Captain America: The First Avenger)
1942, Norway: Johann Schmidt, a Hydra agent, recovers the Tesseract from # 39; interior of a church in Tønsberg during the Nazi occupation of Norway. He returns it to the headquarters of Hydra, where the scientist Arnim Zola draws on his powers to create weapons of mass destruction. ( Captain America: The First Avenger)
[1945ArcticOcean: Steve Rogers, better known as Captain America, and Schmidt, now known as the Red Skull super-soldier Hydra, fight on the Tesseract in the airship Valkyrie . The ship is about to launch nuclear warheads over New York as part of Red Skull's plans for world domination of Hydra. During the fight, Red Skull attempts to exert the power of the Tesseract itself, causing a split in space to teleport it to the planet Vormir. The Tesseract burns a hole in the floor of the Valkyrie and plunges into the ocean. Captain America and the rest of Valkyrie follow him shortly thereafter, and Cap is frozen in the ice for the next 70 years. ( Captain America: The First Avenger)
Undisclosed Period Shortly after World War II, the Arctic Ocean: The former SRS contractor and ingenious inventor Howard Stark, in search for Rogers' body, take the Tesseract back to the bottom of the ocean. Spend several years looking for it alone. ( Captain America: The First Avenger)
1980, Nevada: PEGASUS project, a joint operation between the United States Airforce and NASA, are formed after the US government takes possession of the Tesseract. Mar-Vell, a Kree scientist who works on Earth, disguises himself as Dr. Wendy Lawson and accesses Tesseract in an attempt to use his power to create a light-speed engine that can provide Skrull refugees trying to escape from the long war with its people. At one point, Mar-Vell transfers the artifact to his research base hidden in Earth's orbit. ( Captain Marvel )
1989, Nevada: A Kree ship piloted by Commander Yon-Rogg of Starforce shoots down a test fighter powered by the Tesseract's energy, piloted by Lawson and USAF Captain Carol Danvers. In the wake of the crash, Yon-Rogg kills Lawson, and Danvers, after destroying the ship's test engine in an attempt to neutralize Yon-Rogg, accidentally absorbs the cosmic energies of the Tesseract, making it unconscious (and also giving her vast photonic superpowers) . Yon-Rogg kidnaps Danvers hoping to extract the energy from her, bringing her back to the birthplace of Kree, Hala, where her memories are altered, so she would have believed that the Skrulls were behind her accident. She is trained to be a Starforce agent. ( Captain Marvel )