“Hey! Mirage Knight! Are you still there?!”
“Yes, what did you say.” Resisting the urge to curse directly, Lin Rui tried to sound normal.
“Mr. Stark said he wanted to meet you as soon as possible.” At the other end of the line, Peter conveyed Tony’s request.
“Well, I see.” With a faint promise, Lin Rui is more entangled now.
“Huh? Why do you sound like you already know?" When he heard Lin Rui’s answer, Peter asked with some doubts.
“No, I am just not so surprised. By the way, do you know how Mr. Stark discovered your identity?" Simply explaining to Peter, Lin Rui was concerned about how Peter was exposed.
“I don’t know this. Anyway, Mr. Stark came directly to my house today. He talked with me for a while and said that we will be in a team in the future. He also promised to make a high-tech spider costume for me!” Peter certainly doesn’t know how he exposed himself and he was still excited.
“He’s in the same team as you?” Lin Rui was a bit embarrassed to hear Peter’s remarkable excitement.
“This Tony, why did he have to poach members of his team! He can also make a high-tech spider suit for Peter. This is going to hold Spiderman in hand!” It was a shame for Tony’s approach, Lin Rui, and Iron Man and Spiderman. Is this a group of insect iron cp? ! Where is the phantom hero?
“Mirage Knight? What are you talking about?" Not hearing Lin Rui’s murmur, Peter on the other end of the phone asked aloud.
“Nothing. I know about it. I’ll arrange it myself. As for you, be careful when you go out later. Since Mr. Stark can find you, so can other people,” Lin Rui reminded Peter before hanging up. Tony has advantages that many people can’t have, but there’s more than one genius in the world. It would be better if Spiderman is careful.
“I know. But can you bring me with you when you go to see Mr. Stark?" With a promise, Peter finally asked again.
Without giving any answer, Lin Rui quickly hung up the phone.
Ah! I really asked for it! Why didn’t I just say I don’t know anything about Mirage Knight? And I even told him that I am a member of his fans website! Isn’t it digging a hole for myself? If I didn’t show any interest in Mirage Knight, maybe Tony wouldn’t have invited me to see him!” Hanging up the phone, Lin Rui is extremely upset.
It turned out that Tony was not just saying that he was going to see Mirage Knight. He had found Peter. Of course, Mirage Knight could also refuse Tony’s invitation, so that Lin Rui’s identity would not be exposed. But Mirage Knight is sure to meet Tony. For S.H.I.E.L.D., for Howard’s legacy, for Lin Rui’s future plans, Mirage Knight is needed as an identity to contact Tony.
Until Hydra inside S.H.I.E.L.D. was not completely removed, Lin Rui would not expose himself to Tony. Lin Rui can be sure that S.H.I.E.L.D. has been investigating him for a long time, and it may be only a matter of time before they find his secrets. Not to mention that S.H.I.E.L.D. is a big pit hole now. Even without Hydra, S.H.I.E.L.D. is not Lin Rui’s favorite organization. Lin Rui prefers to find some like-minded teammates to form a team.
“Forget it! I will pretend to be ill the day I went to see Tony. He can’t drag me over then, would he?!” Not able to think of any good solution. Lin Rui can only think about it first.
Just as Lin Rui was worrying about how to meet Tony, Tony had driven his luxury sports car back to his seaside villa. After a morning of cleaning done by robots and staff, the walls and the mess that Tony made last night were all cleaned up.
“Mr. Stark!” Seeing Tony back, Happy, who left with Pepper last night, rushed up and shouted. Happy left last night because Miss Pepper was too angry. As Stark’s personal bodyguard, Happy is back now, perhaps at Pepper’s command.
“You are here at just the right time! Go to a flower shop and buy a few batches of flowers and send them to Pepper. Say that I am very sorry about what happened last night. I have more important things to do so don’t bother me.” When he saw Happy, Tony suddenly remembered what he had done last night and he gave him some tasks and rushed into the basement.
“Yes! Mr. Stark!” With a loud answer, Happy had run away.
“J.A.R.V.I.S!” As soon as he rushed into the basement, Tony began to call J.A.R.V.I.S.
“What is the result of the voice file I sent you before? Did he lie?” Sitting in the chair, Tony asked J.A.R.V.I.S while swiping on the computer screen. It turned out that Tony had recorded all the conversations with Lin Rui and sent them to J.A.R.V.I.S. He still didn’t believe what Lin Rui said.
“The test results showed that Mr. Jackson did not lie," J.A.R.V.I.S quickly replied.
“The results of this test may not be so accurate. After all, humans still have many ways to avoid lie detectors. Forget it, no matter whether Jackson has told the truth, I still have to hurry to find out the alternative element. This month cannot be wasted." Tony doesn’t seem to blindly trust the results of J.A.R.V.I.S. tests this time. So much has happened, and Tony knows that some things are not easily explained by machines or science.
“J.A.R.V.I.S., it’s time to turn over our old story and open all databases from 7 to 11. We’re going to start from the beginning!”
As Tony returned to the search for alternatives for Palladium, Pepper’s secretary, Natasha, was meeting a friend at a small cafe near the Stark Industries Building. This friend of hers is very distinctive, the kind that people will never forget when they meet. Because her friend is a one-eyed man.
“Natasha, how’s Tony? Listen to your previous report, his Palladium Poisoning is already very serious.” Drinking a cup of delicious coffee, Nick Fury asked faintly.
“Tony made a big scene at home last night. He almost seemed on the verge of mental breakdown. But this morning he drove out very actively and didn’t come back until noon. And looking at his face, it’s not like Palladium Poisoning is very serious." Sitting opposite Nick, Natasha reported Tony’s latest intelligence to the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.
“Hm? What did he do out there? Did he find a way to relieve Palladium Poisoning?" Nick was surprised to hear Natasha’s report.
When it comes to Marvel World’s influential figure, Nick Fury must be one. Although he seems to have no special abilities other than his longevity, his wisdom or various means are very powerful. Knowing that there are ways in Howard’s legacy to help Tony get rid of the Palladium Poisoning, Nick will wait until Tony’s poisoning is so deep that he’s on the verge of collapse so that a proud fellow like Tony would join S.H.I.E.L.D given him depth to him.
As the director of S.H.I.E.L.D., Nick Fury’s plan to form an Avengers alliance was not supported by everyone, but Nick withstood the pressure to complete his plan step by step. In his plan, Iron Man Tony Stark is an integral part. In addition to Tony’s intelligence, S.H.I.E.L.D. also needs a lot of financial support. Stark Industries is a good choice.
“Tony went out to meet two people, Peter Parker, and Jackson Lin. Jackson Lin met Tony months ago, and Peter Parker is a good friend of Jackson Lin. We don’t know for the moment why Tony went to them, but we’ll keep track of them.” Natasha said as she handed Nick a tablet that showed some details of Lin Rui and Peter.
“These two young men are excellent! High school scores are all A, this Peter also has a very high biological talent, and now he is doing experiments with a doctor. As for Jackson, Tony seems to appreciate him too." Simply browsing the information of two young people on the next tablet, Nick said lightly. Now that S.H.I.E.L.D. lacks such a bright and energetic young man, Nick Frey has a new idea of soliciting.
“The investigation of these two young people is to be carried out in secret and don’t disturb their lives. As for Tony, it seems that we have to wait a little longer.” Placing the tablet on the table, Nick simply gave instructions.
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