James Gunn Reveals [SPOILER'S] Final Words in Avengers: Infinity War

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WARNING: This article contains massive spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, in theaters now.

In case you were just starting to accept the shocking and quite frankly devastating ending of Avengers: Infinity War, you might need to reach for that box of tissues yet again.

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has just revealed the translation of Teen Groot’s final words in the Marvel film, and its even more heartbreaking than we could have imagined.

On Twitter, the director was asked by a fan if he knew what Groot’s final line was at the end of the film. After giving an appropriate spoiler warning, Gunn revealed the meaning behind the final “I am Groot” line spoken by the character before dying: “Dad.”

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This revelation comes as even more of a heartbreak, considering that Groot was speaking to Rocket just before he disappeared. The relationship between Rocket and Groot has been an important staple of the Guardians of the Galaxy films, and the fact that this teen version of Groot called Rocket “Dad” just before dying is enough to completely shatter our still-reeling hearts.

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Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Infinity War stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Tom Hiddleston, and Josh Brolin. The film is in theaters now.

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