**Warning Potential Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War Below**
A massive rumor reveals the Soul Stone is not necessarily hidden anywhere in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, it can only be found by sacrificing the life of a loved one.
And that’s exactly what Thanos does. Or at least in so much as Thanos can love another being.
Thanos allegedly kills his daughter Gamora and gains control of the Soul Stone. It is believed he is able to gain the Soul Stone because he technically loves Gamora as an asset, not as a person. Once Gamora dies, Thanos gains control of the Soul Stone. However, killing Gamora is not without consequences. Nebula’s new found love and respect for her sister drives her further into the arms of the heroes as she chooses to avenge Gamora’s death.
The rumor has some weight to it. The same source of the rumor also revealed how Thor crafts his new weapon in Avengers: Infinity War which was seemingly confirmed by a toy earlier today.
If this rumor is true, it would also appear that Thanos gathers all of the Infinity Stones. In the first trailer he already controlled what look to be the Power Stone and the Space Stone. We also saw who we think is Corvus Glaive ripping the Mind Stone from Vision’s forehead. There have been leaked photos of Ebony Maw scrapping with Doctor Strange to secure the Time Stone. There is also a leaked clip of Thanos interrogating the Collector. It’s possible he gains the Reality Stone or the Aether as seen in Thor: The Dark World from the Collector. The Asgardians left the Infinity Stone in his care at the end of the film. All that would be left would be the Soul Stone. And if this rumor is true, he just needs to kill his daughter Gamora to obtain it.