These Skrulls, they come into our home -- take from us... We're going to take from them. Lockjaw and the others will crush their defenses. Show the same ruthlessness they have shown us. And just as they have stolen our family, stolen our gifts...we will steal their technology. We'll take the very ship that brought them to our city...and use it to get Black Bolt back. Even if we have to scour all of space.
Your king feels like this is all too familiar. A story we've lived over one too many times. We are a mighty people. Powerful. We chose to respect that power and keep to ourselves. To avoid war. But war keeps finding us nonetheless. Perhaps we need to change our methods to protect our family. ... And so, my brothers and sisters, we stand at the precipice of a new era! A day where we take the fight to those who would do us harm! As of today, we no longer play the victims! We take them!
I am an accidental queen, Karnak. I never asked for this office. Ahura will take his father's place on the throne as soon as he is of age. I will not allow anyone to usurp his succession. So I am queen, and I will hold the throne in faith for my son. And I will stay queen until he is fit to rule.
How dare you?! I don't think so!You destroyed our home. You set off the Terrigen Bomb, giving the world every excuse to fear the word Inhuman. You did this things, and did not tell me why. Then you vanished--Allowed me to think you were dead. While, in fact, you were just a mile away, having adventures with you maniatical brother. You left me to hold our nation together. To bury the dead. To rebuild what was left of our city and hold it in the face of attacks from Humans and Inhumans alike. To deal with the thousands of new members of our race appearing all over the world. I did all these things and did them well. And now you return, and you... And you... Think you still have a throne? I don't think so.
Eldrac was grievously injured in the fall of Attilan, Black Bolt. He barely survived. Do you suppose he blames you for that? He has helped us many times since then, sending people where they needed to go... at least where he decides they need to go. I wonder, my love... where does Eldrac think you need to be?
I am the face of the Inhuman nation. Nuhumans across the globe look to me as an example of how to live in this changed world. But they also look to you, Inferno, and Iso, and the others. You are my hope for the future. You represent the truth. Being Inhuman can be... wonderful.
Yes, Iso. It's an Inhuman thing. I could talk to Karnak at any time, but we go to visit the Magister at the Tower of Wisdom. And so the effort becomes sacred. The walk becomes pilgrimage. And penance for our flaws...
No. Tony Stark acted alone when he crossed our borders and stole one of our people. Destroying his corporation would hurt the thousands of people he employs, disrupt the world economy, possibly earn us more enemies. We must be surgical. Precise. Tony Stark -- himself -- must learn the consequences of angering the Inhumans. This isn't about his business. It's personal.