Originally Posted by obin_gam
But wasnt he really? If we think about The Mandarin as an idea insted of a physichal being?
Well technically the Mandarin (even if it was "an idea" and not a person) was a bigger threat to Stark personally than both Stane or Vanko so in that regard I would stand by my quote.
I didn't even think about it like that, good point. That also makes the twist easier to accept really.