So. Who broke it? I'm not mad. I just want to know.
I did. I broke it...
No. No, you didn't. Falcon?
Don't look at me. Look at Barnes.
What?! I didn't break it.
Huh. That's weird. How did you even know it was broken?
Because it's sitting right in front of us and it's broken!
No, it's not!
If it matters, probably not... Lang was the last one to use it.
Liar! I don't even drink that crap!
Oh really? Then what were you doing by the coffee cart earlier?
I use the wooden stirrers to push back my cuticles. Everyone knows that, Hawkeye!
Alright let's not fight. I broke it, let me pay for it, your highness.
No. Who broke it?
[whispering] Your highness, Wanda's been awfully quiet…
I broke it. I burned my hand so I punched it. I predict ten minutes from now, they'll be at each other's throats with warpaint on their faces and a pig head on a stick. Good. It was getting a little chummy around here.
I was thinking about the Sokovia Accords and Team Cap and realized something.
Signing the Accords essentially signed away the Avengers’ right to chose where they want/need to go to help, and will only be allowed to go where the government allows them. Of course, Steve is against this, considering his very sketch past with the government, but it goes farther than that, for several members of the team.
Tony claims that when he realizes his weapons/inventions are used for bad, he shuts it down. That’s because Tony is the producers of these weapons, the manufacturer. He isn’t the weapon, he just makes them. But that isn’t the case for Steve, Wanda and Bucky.
These three, all Team Cap, were created for the sole purpose to be a weapon. Steve was supposed to be the first of a whole army of Super Soldiers, weapons used to end the war. Wanda was created by HYDRA to be a weapon against the Avengers and anyone who stood in HYDRA’s way. Bucky was created to be an assassin, “the fist of HYDRA”. They only have their abilities because they were meant to be used against another cause.
But when Steve and Wanda joined the Avengers, they were in control. They weren’t being used by anyone, they were just doing it because the people needed it. Because someone needed to be the hero in the new, scary world that Earth had been introduced to the second Thor landed. They did it because they WANTED to, because they felt like that’s the least they could do with their abilities.
And the Accords come along, and take that away from them. Signing it would not only take away Steve and Wanda’s right to chose, but it would turn them back into a weapon. It would make them feel like that they aren’t even a person, just a weapon the government could use, and that’s the exact opposite of what they want.
So I could understand why Tony doesn’t see that. It’s because he never was a weapon, he was the person who made them. But Wanda, Steve and Bucky were all weapons, and they never want to go back to that again. And that explains why Wanda didn’t just chose Team Cap because of her loyalties to Steve, but because she never wanted to be a weapon again.