The latest update to the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline reveals that Nick Fury’s DNA experimentation in Secret Invasion is worse than initially believed. It is discovered that Fury collected biological specimens from the Avengers without their knowledge. This revelation becomes even more problematic when considering the connection between Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Secret Invasion, as Rocket Raccoon’s tragic origins are revealed in the former. Despite Fury’s morally gray nature, his actions cannot be justified, and he must be held accountable.
Fury’s Avengers DNA Twist
In Secret Invasion, Fury returns to Earth after missing much of Phase 3, faced with the task of stopping Gravik and his followers from taking over Earth. After losing Maria Hill and Talos the Skrull, Fury uses The Harvest DNA samples as his final card against the villainous alien. It is later revealed that Fury secretly sent Skrulls to collect DNA samples from the Battle of Earth, providing him with access to biological specimens from almost every Avenger who participated in the final battle.
The release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 on Disney+ brings an update to the official MCU timeline. The events of the threequel take place before Fury’s conflict with Gravik in Secret Invasion. While there is no explicit connection between the two, the timing of events makes Fury’s DNA-harvesting actions even more questionable. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 delves into Rocket Raccoon’s origins as a tortured subject of the High Evolutionary’s experimentation.
Although Fury may not be aware of Rocket’s experiences, it is difficult to overlook the immorality of his actions. The Harvest DNA sample helped him defeat Gravik and save Earth, but the end does not justify the means, especially when it sets a dangerous precedent. Fury’s refusal to call upon the Avengers for help and his secret collection of their biological specimens is undeniably wrong.
Fury has always been known to operate in a morally gray area in the MCU, often concealing his true intentions and actions. Despite his growth and surviving Thanos’ snap, his cunning nature is still apparent in the Secret Invasion twist. While he may attempt to justify his actions, they cannot be excused, especially after witnessing Rocket’s tragic past. Fury needs to be held accountable for his actions.
In conclusion, the latest update to the Marvel timeline highlights the true extent of Nick Fury’s DNA experimentation in Secret Invasion. Collecting biological specimens from the Avengers without their consent is morally questionable, especially considering the tragic origins revealed in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Fury’s actions cannot be justified, and he must face the consequences.