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So here’s something about Captain America I figured out recently. So as most of you know, I’m in college and I am in a course on psychology. Recently we started learning about suicide. Why people do it, signs of someone wanting to, ect. One other thing we learned about was passive suicide. Apparently if someone wants to die, a lot of them won’t directly kill them selves, often they will just do stupid things until they die. For example some will pick fights with police, not eat for a long time, won’t bandage wounds etc. This is especially common in soldiers, partially because there are many high risk opportunities to be reckless in, and partially because of the mental health issues and high stress levels that often result from being a soldier. 

So you may be wondering what this has to do with Captain America, and what I’m pretty sure I figured out is that he may have used the crashing of the Valkyrie as a way of passive suicide. Now I know this is a pretty out of the way theory, but I’ll show you the thought process that led to this theory. So as I told you, in my psych course we were talking about suicide and as I had just finished studying I went to dinner with my sister, (who is also a Captain America fan, and a history scholar to boot) she started talking about the research she was doing on World War Two. She talked about the end of the war, and the Howling Commandos. Then she mentioned how James “Bucky” Barnes died on February the first, and Captain Steve Rogers died on the fifth of February, only three days apart. That started the gears grinding, because everyone knows that they had been best friends since long before the super soldier serum. I looked it up, and nobody knows the year they met, but after Steve’s mother Sarah died in 1936 they lived together. Then they were a part of the Howling Commandos together. They were obviously very close friends, and had known each other for a very long time. It is possible that the sudden loss of his friend caused Steve to seek death, and found a ‘honourable death’ in crashing the Valkyrie in the ocean.  

From what I know of the day Steve died, the Howling Commandos did a raid on a HYDRA base, which led to a plane called the Valkyrie launched that had several bombs aimed at several important cities. Steve went aboard and fought Johann Schmidt (the Red Skull), destroying the controls, and forcing him to crash the plane. The thing that convinced me of this theory is that number one, wouldn’t there have been at least one parachute in the plane for Steve to float down unharmed with? Number two, even if he had crashed, he had super healing, so he probably would have survived pretty easily. In conclusion I’m pretty sure that Steve Rogers, consciously or unconsciously, committed passive suicide at least partially because his best friend Bucky Barnes died five days before.

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #so sad #Bucky Barnes #Steve Rogers #World War Two #suicide awareness

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I saw this post and immediately thought about something I found out about when I was sixteen, it may not seem related at first, but bear with me. Most of my followers know that I’m a granddaughter of Timothy Dugan, who died last year of a heart attack, and as a result I get a lot of stories about Captain America and the Howling Commandos. I told my grandpa that I was gay, and he was a lot more supportive then I expected, so I asked him why. He ended up telling a story about a gay couple he knew, their names were Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes. Yes the Howling Commandos, Captain America, Steve and Bucky. Apparently they had been a couple since they were in their mid-teens, and even had a wedding of a sort in France! Not a legal one of course, but they counted it as valid all the same.

 

Now how this relates to the post, grandpa told me a lot of stories about them, and the story that made him the saddest was the story of how Bucky died. According to my grandpa they were on a mission when Bucky died, he fell of a train they were attacking. Steve and Bucky were keeping the soldiers off Gabe Jones who was doing something classified, and once the train stopped they went to look for them. Grandpa said that he will never forget what he saw, Steve was lying on the floor of the train, ‘so still he almost looked dead’ apparently they could only tell that he was alive because he was shaking. They figured out what happened pretty quickly. Grandpa said that after that Steve was never the same, he was either blank and didn’t react much to anything, or very angry. Apparently ‘he ate, he slept, he even planned strategies, but it was clear to see that he wasn’t quite alive, almost like a zombie in one of those shows you watch.’ I wouldn’t be surprised at all if Steve had killed him self, I know that grandpa thought so, even if he didn’t say it. 

 

#Captain America needs a hug #stucky #Captain America #Howling Commandos #so sad #Bucky Barnes #suicide awareness #Steve Rogers 

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So I was scrolling along in my siblings tumblr and saw one of her posts. One of the replies was by someone who claimed that they were a granddaughter of Timothy Dugan, one of the Howling Commandos, and she said that Captain America and Sergeant Barnes were in a romantic relationship! I really want to believe this, but people do lie on the internet like it or not. However I do believe that it’s at least in the realm of possibility, I have had the theory that they were in a relationship since practically forever! So I will lay out the trials and tribulations that they would have had to face being in a steady gay relationship in 1930’s-40’s Brooklyn.

 

First of all being gay was seen as either a sin or a sickness depending on the person, so if either went to church they would probably be told constantly that to have sex with another man was a sin, and they would go to hell. Brooklyn did have a very extensive underground gay community though, so they would have some support. Unfortunately the gay clubs and dance halls were often raided by police, so most would have a password or some kind of vetting system in place to eliminate anyone who would turn them in to the authorities. If you were caught, you could be either jailed, which would basically be a death sentence, any others in their cells would often beat them to death. Or you could be turned over to an asylum, where they would often cut out parts of their brains, and since medical science was still very iffy on the brain, mistakes were often made, often resulting in permanent mental disability or death. And even if you weren’t caught, if you were suspected to be gay there were a lot of people who would see beating up gays as a honourable thing to do, often resulting in death. 

 

If Steve was gay (or bi) it must have felt like a huge relief when he got the super soldier serum that was supposed to heal any sickness and/or disability and come out still attracted to guys! If Awesome_Howling_Commandos is right in that they were in a relationship, then I wish them the best in whatever afterlife they’re in!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #stucky #Bucky Barnes #gays in history #gay pride 

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Lately I was scrolling through tumblr and I saw a post about Captain America and Bucky Barnes being together, and I thought ‘hey that sounds almost like grandma Becca’s brother and his boyfriend, they even have similar names, what a cool coincidence!’ Then I told my grandma about it, and she said that she never really knew what had happened to her brother during the war, because he had been kicked out of the family a year or two before the war, for being gay. She had visited them when she got the chance, so she knew that Bucky had gone to war, and Steve had followed him. She also knew that they had both died within a few days of each other, but her parents had kept the telegraphs from her, and hadn’t kept them. 

 

Knowing this, I showed her some pictures of the Howling Commandos and she immediately picked them out. Here’s a direct quote from my grandma, ”I should have known that Steve would do something like that, he tried so hard to follow Bucky to war, tried to enlist multiple times, but no recruiting officer would take him with all the chronic conditions he had. Steve was more stubborn than an entire pack of mules, so I wasn’t very surprised when he told me that he managed to get enlisted, I really shouldn’t be surprised that he managed to grow a foot taller and at least 100 pounds heavier just to follow Bucky to war. They followed each other everywhere, Steve would pick a fight, and Bucky would wade in after him, Steve would get sick, and Bucky would have to be pulled home to keep him away from Steve, Bucky goes to war and Steve breaks the laws of physics to follow him. That was just how they worked, I wasn’t surprised at all when we found out that Bucky died and Steve went missing in action only a few days later. The reason I didn’t figure it out, was that Captain America was revealed to have died a few months later, so I didn’t even think of the possibility that they were the same person. Steve had always had a bone to pick with bullies and bigots, so of course he would be the leader of the first integrated unit in the war, that’s just who he was.”

 

My grandma always saw them both as her brothers, and told so many stories about them. When she figured out that they were world-wide heroes she started crying. She said that she was so proud of them, two poor boys from Brooklyn that were in love had taken the world by storm, and were even a required part of the history curriculum. 

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Bucky Barnes #stucky #they were so in love #gays in history #gay pride

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Um ok so I’m sure everyone knows about the weird guy who threatened Stuttgart. I was in the crowd that he made kneel, and for those who don’t know what happened he said something about kneeling being our natural state. Then an old man refused to kneel and before he could get killed, someone in a Captain America uniform told him that the last time he was in Germany and he saw someone making everyone kneel that they ended up disagreeing. I can’t believe that they had someone dress up as Captain America for this! It is an insult to the real Steve Rogers memory! They may have Iron Man but that doesn’t mean that they can just pull dead heroes out of nowhere! If someone dressed as Peggy Carter or Bucky Barnes appears next, I swear that I will smash my computer screen myself!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #so mad #Stuttgart  #Bucky Barnes #Peggy Carter 

 

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Did everyone see the interview this morning? So not only is the guy called Loki an alien that inspired the Norse mythology Loki, but the guy in the Captain America suit was actually Steve Rogers, who was frozen in ice and thawed out within this year. The thing is, if this is true then I outed him to the entire internet. This doesn’t feel real. I personally know what being outed feels like, but for him it must be so much worse. I’ve read @Historically_accurate_gays post about being gay in the 30’s and 40’s, and their lives sucked if they were found out. Just the thought of him finding out that I outed him to the entire internet and being scared of what could happen has me shaking. I don’t know what I’m going to do.

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Bucky Barnes #stucky #I fucked up #accidentally outed

 

 

 

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It’ll be ok @Awesome_howling_commandos it’s not like you did it maliciously! Everyone thought that he was dead, you were just sharing some facts about a historical figure. Yeah it sucks, but I will support you, you did what you thought was right. Besides it’s not like that post, or this hashtag is immensely popular, most people probably haven’t even seen it. If anyone crucifies you for this direct them my way, so I can chew them out for you!❤️

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers 

 

 

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So I was scrolling through my feed, and I figured that none of us know whether Steve was conscious in the ice or not. Either circumstance is horrible in its own way, if he was conscious, then he was trapped inside his own mind for seventy years! It’s well known that solitary confinement is a horrible punishment, but for seventy years... yikes! Of course he could have just been unconscious the whole time, but that’s still pretty horrible. Imagine thinking your dying, and then waking up to someone telling you that you’ve been asleep for seventy years! Even though he may have been born ninety-three years ago, he was twenty-six when he “died”, and I looked up how many of his friends are alive currently. All the Howling Commandos are dead, Howard Stark is dead, Peggy Carter isn’t dead yet, but she probably will be soon, because she turned ninety-two last April, and I don’t know of anyone else that he might have been friends with. Therefore he is all but alone in this new century, and he is mostly known through middle school history classes and seventy years of propaganda, that portrays him as a morally perfect person that never swears, and is completely republican and straight! We don’t even know how long he’s been in this century! For all we know he could have been de-frosted, and thrown straight into the mission to defeat Loki! I personally believe @Awesome_howling_commandos when she says that Steve and Bucky were in a relationship, and Steve coming into this century, where gay marriage is legal in New York, without his partner, feels like a tragedy of the highest order. In short I believe that this hashtag is even more important, and that Steve deserves all the hugs and support that is possible in this century. Sorry for the rant, but I started writing, and things just kept coming to me, now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go cry about Steve Rogers now.😭

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Steve Rogers #Bucky Barnes #stucky #so sad #Captain America 

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So I was watching videos taken in the battle of New York, and I noticed Captain America’s outfit. I am a history major with a focus on fashion, so I know a lot about fabrics and style. One really crazy thing I noticed is Captain America’s “uniform” it is nowhere near what I would expect of a superheroes outfit. In fact, I noticed that it has more in common with his USO outfit rather than the uniform that he wore in the war! Instead of a modern and more durable version of the suit made for battle from the war, he had a spandex onesie! Hawkeye and Black Widow had outfits that made sense, probably made out of Kevlar or some other durable material, and looked practical in most ways, Black Widow’s outfit was revealing, but within the bounds of practicality. Even Thors ridiculous outfit and cape was clearly armour, if slightly impractical. Captain America’s outfit though... it’s completely ridiculous and impractical. When the battle was over it was practically in shreds, when the others outfits were damaged yes, but probably repairable. The “helmet” looked like a hoodies hood, not a helmet like it was in the uniform he wore in the war. Compared to the uniform he wore in the war which wasn’t loose, making it easier to accommodate lots of movement, but with lots of practical elements, like lots of pockets, room for hidden weapons, being thick, durable and probably armoured, and had a holder for the shield. The new outfit however... it may be very accommodating of movement, but as far as I can tell there is no room for armour in it, no holder for the shield, and as far as I can tell, there is Velcro holding parts of the suit together! The only remotely practical thing about it is the belt of pockets. Even the colors of the war suit are practical! Their still bright, but especially compared to the modern suit, their duller, less attention getting. As far as I can tell, this uniform was made to show off his body by being as revealing as possible without showing any skin, and show that he’s Captain America by being as bright and obnoxious as possible. Whoever was in charge of designing his outfit was obviously a fan of the comics, and had no concern for protection. In short his outfit is completely impractical for fighting, and if he uses this outfit for any longer, I will tear out my hair for the blatant disregard for the safety and protection of Steve Rogers. Sorry for the rant, but I’m really mad for his sake!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #battle of New York #poor Steve Rogers #the outfit sucks

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So I was watching the video on Captain America’s shield, and I was so surprised that they actually had Captain America in the video, and had a bit of an interview with him! I never expected that he would be involved in science given how different it is now, compared to his time. On the other hand, he is on a team with Tony Stark, often called the smartest man of the 21st century, so... Anyway, I was watching it and I rewatched a bunch of videos from the battle of New York, and I realized just how effective of a weapon the shield is. It has the protection of a normal shield or a bulletproof vest, the close combat effectiveness of a knife or fists, and a pretty decent range as well. In short he created his own combat style, completely unique from any other style of combat that I know of and very flexible to different situations. And as he said in the video, it being such an unconventional and unique weapon also keeps enemies from using it against him. Apparently Howard Stark had multiple types of shields, and Captain America chose, from what I understand, the least exciting one. Yet somehow he made this almost completely unremarkable shield into an entirely new, extremely effective combat style, with very little training in combat. 

 

I’ve also seen him do some pretty elaborate rebound chains, taking out multiple targets with one throw, with no hesitation. Almost all of his throws are done with barely any time for calculations, and sometimes hitting multiple moving targets! It’s really cool that the serum enhanced his brain as well, so he isn’t just super strong, he’s also super smart. I wonder if he has a photographic memory, not just an ordinary good memory. From what I’ve read he’s also a very good strategist, going into heavily guarded compounds in enemy territory, with only six ordinary people, and one super soldier. They never even lost a man until Bucky Barnes died, near the end of the war, and also the Captain himself, even though he technically didn’t die.

Honestly he’s the whole package, strength, smarts, and looks, no wonder Peggy Carter herself was in love with him.

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #The Shield #science!

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Has anyone seen the Smithsonian Institution exhibit about Captain America? It’s really interesting, lots of information that was only released recently, with how he was recovered just about a year and a bit ago. But one thing I noticed was that there are a lot of personal belongings. There was the contents of the trunk he used in the war, and several personal effects from the apartment that he rented with Bucky Barnes, that were placed in storage. It feels weird that a museum would have objects that belonged an alive person, like a blanket his mother knitted, and one of his sketchbooks. I feel like they should be with him. If I made my way to an entirely new century, with nothing and no one, I would like to have a blanket my mother knitted. Was he even asked if he actually wanted to keep anything for himself? It just feels wrong somehow, to have the intricacies of his life on display, for him to look at, not just people who don’t know him.

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Smithsonian Institution

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So I’ve noticed that Steve definitely seems to have a type, at least in the relationships that we know of. Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter have a surprising amount of similarities. Both of them had brown hair, were badass as fuck, and knew him before the serum. Most of this is speculation, but this is for the RPFers that follow me!

 

 I heard that Peggy was partially in charge of the training that the candidates of Project Rebirth went through before Steve got chosen. So she probably knew him pretty well from before the serum. Bucky is obvious, they had been friends since they were children. 

 

As for badass, Peggy was a spy in World War 2, the founder of a spy organization, and a fantastic fighter if the reports are to be believed. And she did all this while being a woman before a lot of modern feminism existed! Bucky was pretty badass as well, he was the most decorated sniper in World War 2, and he was one of the Howling Commandos, an elite team that attacked and destroyed heavily protected Nazi bases behind enemy lines, made up of only seven people. He must have been pretty amazing to be on the team!

 

So it’s my belief that Steve has a major competency kink and there’s a decent chance that he’s more submissive then you would expect. For one, apparently people in power are more likely to be submissive in bed then others. For another, both of the people that he liked seem very dominant, if anyone could take Captain America himself, it would probably be them. A childhood friend, who would know exactly how he ticked, and a badass woman spy that could probably kick his ass, and figure out how he ticked at the same time.

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Peggy Carter #Bucky Barnes #stucky #steggy #World War threesome #dom/sub #fantasy #for the RPFers

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Captain America just got arrested in front of me! There was a fight on the highway, and I’m still trapped in my car, but he was fighting someone in all black just a couple meters in front of me! Then people came in around him and the people that were fighting with him, he surrendered to them, and they restrained them and took them away! What’s happening?!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #free Captain America  

 

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Praying for you @Miraculous_LadyNoir! I hope that your ok and that you can escape your car soon! Captain America arrested though? What on earth would he be arrested for though, saving the world? Rescuing people? Punching Nazis in the face? This doesn’t make any sense!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #free Captain America #why was he even arrested

 

 

 

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Has anyone been seeing what’s been happening in DC! Not only is there a giant air battle taking place around three giant flying machines that flew up from a building in the middle of the river, but the release of SHIELD’s files, telling anyone and everyone that SHIELD was taken over by Hydra! Actual, Nazi science division Hydra! Literal Nazis took over an intelligence agency founded by Peggy Carter herself, who helped Captain America take out those specific Nazis in the first place! I’ve started to go over the files, but the farther I go through them, the sicker I feel, so I’m going to talk about the air battle.

 

I can see the battle from my kitchen window, so for those who don’t live in DC, a summary. A little bit ago, I saw three giant aircraft flying up from the building in the middle of the river. There were a lot of explosions, and a lot of small aircraft buzzing around the giant ones like bees. As I began writing this, they began to shoot at each other and explode, falling down and destroying buildings on the way. The ground is shaking, I have no idea how many people are going to die from this, or how much metal and pollutants are going into the river. Stay safe everyone!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Insight #SHIELD is Hydra 

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So I found something really interesting lately and I thought I’d tell you all about it. I’m trying not to think about the horrible things I saw in the files released to the public, so I decided to investigate about the fight on the bridge. With what @Miraculous_LadyNoir said about Captain America surrendering, I wanted to see what would make him do that. I managed to hack into one of the car cameras and found something. During the fight with the assassin in black (or AIB) he flipped him over, pulling off his mask. After that he said something, and then just stood there with a gun pointed at him, until the Black Widow chased AIB away. Then Captain America, the Black Widow, and the random black guy with them, surrendered and were taken away. I went over the footage multiple times, and it looks like Steve said “Bucky” when the mask came off. AIB seemed to say “who the hell is Bucky,” which is not what I would expect, Steve and all of the Howling Commandos are a required part of the curriculum. I looked up a picture of James Barnes, aka Bucky, and he looked so similar! The AIB has longer hair, and looks more worn, but otherwise looks very similar. Maybe Hydra managed to get DNA from Barnes when he was captured by them and... cloned him? I know that cloning has been a recent development, but it’s the only explanation that makes sense. Either way, it would explain why Steve just... stopped. Who would want to fight someone who looked like a dead friend?

 

Here’s a link to the video so you can check it out yourself!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Bucky Barnes #insight #SHIELD is Hydra #assassin in black #AIB 

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@The_White_Hat had a really good theory, if Steve thought that the assassin in black, (or AIB) was Bucky, then it would make it a lot easier to defeat him. I’m going to go through all the possible explanations I can think of for AIB looking like Bucky. Before I say anything else, please know that I’m assuming that AIB had some version of the super soldier serum, he was easily keeping up with Steve, had incredible speed and agility, and was strong enough to make a knife rip through a car door, so this will take part in my theories.

 

There’s the possibility of a doppelgänger, but they would need to get the serum. Much more effective to give the serum to skilled and loyal Hydra agents, and that’s assuming that they have super soldier serum at all, otherwise there is no doubt that they would have more Hydra agents with the serum. Also, a doppelgänger that’s close enough to fool Steve is very unlikely, especially decades after Bucky’s birth. 

 

There’s cloning, but it’s unlikely, because even the most advanced clones have a significantly shorter lifespan than the being they were cloned from. Very inefficient, teaching a clone to be amazing at fighting, giving them the super soldier serum, all to have the clone die after a few years. Also, cloning wasn’t a viable option until 2003 I think? So why would they keep Bucky’s DNA for years without knowing that cloning would be an option? Lastly, they thought that Steve, the person that this would be most effective on, was dead, so there would be no point to keeping Bucky’s DNA. 

 

However, if we assume that he somehow is Bucky, then some things make sense. It’s well known that he was experimented on during his capture by Hydra, so what if they somehow succeeded in re-creating the super soldier serum? It would explain how he survived however he “died” and might even explain why he’s still here, (not aged). I think it’s definitely possible for the super soldier serum to give, if not immortality, then at least a longer lifespan then ordinary people. This is the most likely circumstance, mostly due to the need for a super soldier serum. 

 

The problem is why he was fighting for Hydra at all. I doubt that he was Hydra all along, due to the fact that Bucky and Steve were friends since they were little kids, and took down multiple Hydra installations together. That leaves only the possibility that they forced him to do it. @The_White_Hat mentioned that when AIB’s lips were read, he seemed to say “who the hell is Bucky?” This would mean that they might have somehow wiped his memory, then forced him to fight for Hydra. I also watched the video of the event, and I noticed that Bucky paused with his gun up. Steve was standing still right in front of him, he couldn’t have had a better shot... but he didn’t shoot Steve, buying time for the Black Widow to shoot him with a grenade launcher. I’m not sure if it’s just my imagination, but it made me cry anyway. 😭

 

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Sorry for the long post, but I started thinking about the video and couldn’t stop!

 

#Captain America needs a hug #Captain America #Steve Rogers #Bucky Barnes #SHIELD is Hydra #assassin in black #AIB #Bucky Barnes needs a hug #Bucky is the assassin in black #poor Steve Rogers #so sad 

 

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Warning:this post is an extremely long one, but it is necessary to explain everything properly.

 

When I saw @America’s_ass1918’s theory on the possibility of the AIB, or the assassin in black, being Bucky Barnes I was very angry. “Seeing” people that died years ago just because they look like a famous person, makes me angry. However, due to my post two years ago about Captain America being a fake being disproved, I decided to get evidence before I said anything that was incorrect, however unlikely it might be. I decided to follow the van he was loaded into through traffic cameras. I saw them go into an abandoned bank, and I managed to hack into the cameras inside. 

 

The recording from just after they went inside is extremely disturbing. I will write a description of it and provide warnings for it, because it’s awful. If you are triggered by torture, abuse, mental conditioning/manipulation, or dehumanization please do not watch the video and read my description with caution! The abuse and mental conditioning/manipulation is mostly just implied, but I figured that it would be better to be safe than sorry, especially with how intense it is. Please take your triggers and mental health under consideration and be safe!

 

In the beginning of the video, the AIB is stripped of his armour and weapons and sat down in a chair. Then a technician comes in and begins to work on the metal arm. At all times there are guards surrounding him, ready to attack. Then the AIB throws the technician away, and the guards get ready to attack. Then Alexander Pierce, the leader of Hydra, and a member of the World Security Council before the reveal of him as Hydra, and his death shortly after, comes into the room. He asks for a mission report several times, and when the AIB doesn’t reply, slaps him in the face. Then the AIB says, “the man on the bridge. Who was he?” Pierce says that he met him on an earlier mission, but the AIB says “but I knew him.” Pierce rambles on about Hydra being good, but the AIB says “but I knew him” again. Pierce says “wipe him,” a technician replys with “he’s been out of cryo for too long.” And Pierce says “then wipe him and start over,” and walks away. They give him something to bite down on, and as the machines around the chair start to move he begins to panic, the moving parts of the chair restraining him, and moving an apparatus over his face. The pieces over his face crackle with electricity, and are put against his face and he begins to scream. When the electricity stopped, he was pulled out of the chair, undressed completely, and hosed down in a shower stall. 

 

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I wasn’t prepared for the sheer awfullness of the video when I watched it the first time, but I’m so glad that I don’t have any triggers, so I could watch it without any negative effects. (Yet anyways) I’m very certain that the AIB is Bucky Barnes. For one, the fact that they need to wipe his memories for him to be useful is completely in line with @America’s_ass1918’s theory, if he was the only person that Hydra had with the super soldier serum and it couldn’t be recreated, then it would make sense to put so much tech and time into making him work for them. The words he said also implied that he was Bucky. The fact that he seemed to recognize Steve, even with his memories being wiped every three days, and the fact that him recognizing Steve made them realize that they needed to wipe his memories, meaning that he has memories of him at all. I watched the video that @America’s_ass1918 posted, and I think that Bucky definitely paused when aiming at Steve. It’s well known that Bucky was a fantastic sniper, and he had a clear shot at point blank, but didn’t shoot.

 

I got an internet friend to help me find the energy use records of that building, (thanks @thisiswhyimnotcreating) at first glance the amount of electricity doesn’t seem so bad, but apparently, if electricity is applied between the ears and on wet skin, a lethal amount of electricity is about 30 watts. In the video, he seems to be sweaty, and the current is applied by plates on his face. The energy use was measured per hour, so excluding the average amount of energy usage, 45 watts were applied to him. There is no doubt in my mind that he is enhanced, because during the 20 seconds he was being electrocuted, he got 45 watts, which is enough to more than kill any ordinary human. I’m also pretty sure that the AIB was used to kill Nick Fury as well, assuming that he is wiped before every mission, because a couple hours before his death, a spike in energy usage happened, presumably to wipe his mind for the mission. This spike used almost exactly the same amount of energy as the first spike I investigated. That means that he got two applications of 45 volts over the course of three days! 

 

They also mentioned cryo, a word meaning cold. They had a pod in the corner that looked like all of the fictional cryogenic freezers, made to store people’s bodies for long periods of time. This probably means that he was stored when he wasn’t needed, frozen in ice just like Steve. Add that to the way they hosed him down like cleaning a floor, and it’s easy to see how much dehumanization he’s been through. Being “stored” like a gun in a safe, being re-set when needed, cleaned in the most detached and humiliating way possible!

 

It is very obvious to me that Bucky is not responsible for whatever the AIB has done. The fact that they wiped his memory every time that he began to rebel in any way, the things they told him when he wasn’t being wiped, and the fact that if they had him ever since Bucky “died” then they have had him for almost seventy years! Just watching how they treated him made me sick to my stomach, and I just hope that Steve can help him now that Hydra is gone. I have never wanted to be right more in my life, I wish that I had been right, that the AIB was a doppelgänger that was loyal to Hydra, instead of being the target of so much of the awful, torturous things that Hydra has done. I don’t care how many people he has hurt, he was forced to do it, he’s as much of a victim as the ones he killed.

 

Sorry for the long and sad post, here’s a potato that didn’t deserve it by my friend @thisiswhyimnotcreating

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