Originally Posted by ThatGuy1988
Would it kill Marvel to let at least one villain live? And no, Justin Hammer doesn't count. He was more douchey than evil.
Abomination lived. Sterns lived. Loki lived. Red Skull "died" in an obviously "never found the body" manner. And while not done explicitly, they certainly left plenty of room for Extremis soldiers, or even Killian himself, to have survived IM3.
Sure, Marvel has killed off a bunch of villains, but the MCU is a *lot* better about it than all the non Marvel Studios films.