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Old 08-28-2012, 09:56 PM   #51
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Default Re: What villain should be pulling Winter Soldier's strings?

Originally Posted by metaphysician View Post
I still say there's no reason it can't be Lukin *and* Hydra remnants: some portions of Hydra defected to the Soviets after the Red Skull was killed. The Soviets took advantage of these assets. Fast forward a decade or so, and the difference between "Soviet black ops program that has a bunch of ex-Hydra personnel and resources" and "Hydra Reborn, Soviet Union Edition" becomes narrow to the point of irrelevance.
That's exactly what I think.
Zola defects to the Soviet Union, hooks up with Lukin, and the rest is history.


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