Originally Posted by DrCosmic
I don't think Thanos needs to be "saved" for 3, either. I think he should be in 2 and 3, like a sort of Palpatine/Voldemort/Sauron. Me personally, I'd like to see Thanos go from behind the scenes manipulator in Avengers 1, to Conquering General in Avengers 2 to Omnipotent god in Avengers 3. But that's just me.
I don't believe in the trilogy theory. Yeah, George Lucas did it, but that doesn't mean Marvel has to.