Expecting everything to have suddenly changed, everyone is surprised that nothing seemed to have happened except that Malice had vanished.
"Where did she go?" Thing asked.
"With her gauntlet, she could be anywhere," Reed said.
* * *
Malice was cackling to herself as she gazed into the gleaming gems of the Infinity Gauntlet. She had created a castle in the middle of the Amazon Rain Forest, where she was now enjoying her time. Reflected in the gems are various members of the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Namor, other old associates,
"Yes, I want to have a little fun with my old friends, and I want it to be slow," Malice purred. "Slow and subtle and delishily savoured. And of course my goody-two shoes double. God, she's so pathetic. Now, who should I fuck with first?"