The fact that Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) saw more than 14 million futures was one of the most prominent parts Avengers: Infinite War. Despite seeing so many futures, only one result saw the team win against Thanos (Josh Brolin) while attempting to raze the Earth. Fast forward to Avengers: End of the Game and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) practically begs Strange to reveal if the future they are in now is what they win, and that is where Strange says that if he told Stark the outcome, that would not happen.
It is a very mystical line from a mystical face, and viewers were left to fend for themselves what the exact meaning behind it was. Now a rather intriguing fan theory puts everything on the table, breaking the scenario in a clear and detailed way that is easy to understand.
In summary, the theorist suggests that the saying of Strange is quite literal. If he tells Stark that this is the result they win, it will not happen – because Strange has already seen that future. As the theory says, in every future Strange saw, there were probably several occasions when the character would say "Okay, that's it!" or something of nature, which only meant disgrace to the Avengers.
Not that Strange thinks that Stark would be afraid to take the snap, is the fact that if Strange tells Tony what happens, Thanos will end up beating them. There is a fine line between the two, but the theorist has a good thought process.
"If I tell you what happens, it will not happen": Final game from the point of view of Stephen Strange from r / marvelstudios
Now that Doctor Stranger is without the Time Stone, it has not yet been seen how that will impact his future in the Marvel film universe. The character will probably not be seen again until Doctor Strange 2, which is currently on its way to being one of three Marvel films in 2021.
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