EDIT: I added greyscale so Pharah actually has her canon dark skin. I apologize if the image had come off as racist in any way, it simply slipped my mind to add greyscale. Next time this mistake happens in my art again, please tell me and request I fix it. Thanks!
So I have this silly little headcanon that when teenage Groot meets Loki in IW (please oh please let it happen) he kind of latches onto him the way teenagers do because Loki is all cool and moody and sassy. It’ll drive everyone absolutely insane (especially Rocket) but Loki is going to be loving every minute of it like the little shit he is and lording it over the others because he’s got a fanboy - okay, fine, a fantree - and Groot thinks he is COOL and he’s having such fun with it.
So we end up with Groot following Loki around, trying to impersonate his swagger walk and sassy tone despite still only having a three word vocabulary, but getting the tone DEAD on every time anyway.
I can’t believe Yondu is a cautionary tale for Rocket Raccoon, reminding him that if he continues to snap at and chase away the affection, trust, and support of those he cares about for the sake of greed and insecure fear, he’ll end up ousted from the Guardians and regret it for the rest of his life.