Originally Posted by droidwarrior
The last thing he did was destroy the suits and walk off into the sunset. Tony without the suit is not Iron Man. He can't shoot repulsors, fly, fire missiles, fight Thor or do any Iron Man stuff as Tony Stark. He can say whatever the hell he wants but without the suit he's not Iron Man
The last thing he did
was pick up a screwdriver and haul one of the dummy bots away. He's not quitting, he's starting fresh. Hence the suits destruction being under the "clean slate protocol".