If there’s one ghost that’s been hanging over WandaVision since it’s release, it’s the one of Pietro Maximoff (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). While Wanda has always been on the fringes of Marvel’s biggest adventures, the series is meant to to explore her past and the full capabilities of her telekinetic powers post-Endgame, as well as serve as a lead-in to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. That premise provides a plethora of material for the show to delve into and that includes the life, demise, and potential future of the sorely underused Pietro.
The speedster known as Quicksilver made his first and last appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron where he was introduced alongside his twin sister before he met his end during the battle of Sokovia. While Pietro was never seen or heard of again, in WandaVision‘s third episode, his sister recalls his memory after she gives birth to her twins, Billy and Tommy. “I’m a twin. I had a brother,” she reveals to her neighbor “Geraldine.” She seemingly loses herself in the moment, slipping into her Sokovian accent and singing a Sokovia lullaby to her sons before Geraldine interrupts her. But that one moment is a pivotal moment, as it’s the first time Wanda has spoken about her brother since his death, and it hints at the inner turmoil she’s been hiding since then. The big question is if this moment will lead to something bigger for the Maximoffs?
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