Originally Posted by Spider-Fan
I sort of agree that Pepper shouldn't have beat him ultimately, but I do like the confrontation he has when Tony is on the ground and he does his "I am the Mandarin" thing. That said, would have liked to see Stark help Pepper beat him in the end. But, this doesn't ruin the entire fight sequence for me at all. Now as for him being dumbed down, there I don't agree.
Really? What exactly was Stark prepared for at his house? Nothing that I could tell. If the woman scientist who visited had been an Extremis bomber I doubt Stark and pepper would have lived. He wasn't ready for that, or the copters or anything else I could see. That was incredibly dumb.