Originally Posted by Son of Coul
**** it, yeah. It was all revenge. Despite what the villain himself outright states in the movie. Insightful analysis, let's pack it in everyone. It's been decided that you can ignore parts of the movie to pass judgment on it.
This. He's not after Tony for revenge. He's after Tony because Maya told him that they need Tony to perfect the Extremis formula, which is currently unstable.