Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
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Timeline

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    2025
    In the Gap Junction the space between universes, America Chavez and Defender Strange race to the Book of Vishanti while attempting to evade a Ribboned Creature. Strange's attempts to contain the monster prove futile, leading him to try to steal Chavez’s power to travel across universes, knowing that the process would kill her. However, the demon kills Strange before he could do so, and Chavez inadvertently opens a portal to Universe-616 which she and Strange’s corpse fall into.
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    2025
    Stephen Strange wake up, believing America and Defender Strange battle in the Gap Junction were just a nightmare. He then dresses up to attend Christine Palmer’s wedding as he remains sentimental about the time they were together, but Palmer insists that the relationship would’ve failed regardless. During the celebration, an invisible entity begins to terrorize the streets of New York. Strange is forced to respond and reveals the entity as a Gargantos, a gigantic tentacled monster. Also present is America, whom Strange recognizes from his "nightmare" and rescues her. Wong arrives at the battle and together they kill Gargantos by gouging its eye out. Strange and Wong consult America, and she explains that the demons were hunting her for her powers. As the two remain skeptical, she takes them to Defender Strange's corpse to prove that Strange's "nightmare" was actually a peek into his counterparts across the Multiverse.
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    2025
    Upon further inspection of Defender Strange's corpse, Strange discovers runes of witchcraft that were also present on the tentacled monster. Thus, he visits Wanda Maximoff at her farm to ask her about what she knows about the Multiverse but discovers that the farm is a Chaos Magic conjuration. With the Darkhold in her possession, Wanda reveals herself as the one who sent the demons after America, believing that she can reunite with Billy and Tommy once she is able to take over the Multiverse. She also gives Strange before sundown to surrender America otherwise, she would hunt her down herself. Strange rejects her demands. As America is over at Kamar-Taj, the Masters of the Mystic Arts fortify the place in preparation for Wanda's assault with a magic shield and various other defenses. However, Wanda's telepathy targets one sorcerer and disables his magic, leading the shield to collapse, allowing her to shred through the resistance of Kamar-Taj. Strange entraps her within the Mirror Dimension, to no avail. Cornered, America accidentally opens a portal, allowing herself and Strange to flee across the Multiverse.
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    2025
    Wanda deploys the Darkhold to "dreamwalk" into her Earth-838 counterpart in Westview to find Strange and America but play with her children before going finding them. But Sara Wolfe sacrifice herself to destroy the Darkhold. Wanda threatens to kill the remaining sorcerers if Wong does not reveal another method to dreamwalk, leading him to reveal that the book was a copy. He takes her to a castle on Mount Wundagore where the Darkhold was first transcribed. Wanda use the castle's power to dreamwalk back into her Earth-838 self and raid the Illuminati Headquarters in search of America.
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    2025
    Strange and America land in Earth-838 a futuristic New York City, where they walk towards the New York Sanctum in search of his counterpart in this universe, but as that counterpart had died defeating Thanos, they are instead greeted by this universe's Sorcerer Supreme Karl Mordo. Mordo invites them to sit down for tea, and the two warn him of the Scarlet Witch. They soon pass out as Mordo had poisoned the tea, and awaken in a facility elsewhere where they meet that universe's Christine Palmer, who works there as a scientist to help with managing the Multiverse. Strange is brought forth before the Illuminati for his trial, consisting of Mordo, Captain Peggy Carter, Black Bolt, Maria Rambeau, Reed Richards and Charles Xavier. They believe that Doctor Strange remains the greatest threat in the universe, revealing that their counterpart of Strange had used the Darkhold to look for alternate ways to defeat Thanos. He found the Book of Vishanti, which the Illuminati used to kill him on Titan. But Strange confessed that he had caused an incursion, an event in which reality is destroyed, and thus volunteered to be executed to prevent further destruction.
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    2025
    Before they could vote to execute Strange, Carter, Black Bolt, Rambeau and Richards leave to respond, but Wanda easily kills them. Xavier enters Maximoff's mind and attempts to liberate her from the Scarlet Witch self but fails as she snaps his neck. Mordo votes to kill Strange himself, who tricks him into destroying his restraints before escaping. The Illuminati's efforts have also bought Christine enough time to free America and the two escape into the sewers with Strange. Wanda continues to pursue them into the Gap Junction.
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    2025
    America bring Wanda to her 838 counterpart home. Wanda attacks her counterpart and attempts to comfort her kids, but they openly reject her. This causes Wanda to collapse into tears, but her counterpart comforts her, breaking her out of the Darkhold's corruption. Realizing the destruction she had caused and return to the 616 universe.
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    2025
    In the Gap Junction, Strange retrieves the Book of Vishanti. However, Wanda destroys it, takes control of America, and uses her to send Strange and Palmer into incursion universe. She takes America back to Earth-616, abandoning her alternate self who returns home to Westview. Maximoff then prepares a ritual to take her powers.
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    2025
    In the incursion earth, Strange and Christine see the effect of the incursion event have on that universe and head towards its New York Sanctum. There, they find a sinister counterpart of him who had been corrupted by his copy of the Darkhold, possessing a third eye because of it. When questioned about the Darkhold, the sinister counterpart warns against using it, but Strange engages in a musical battle in order to retrieve the book, believing it to be the only way to stop Wanda. The fight ends with Strange killing his evil counterpart, and Christine agrees to watch over him as he dreamwalks into Defender Strange's corpse back on Earth-616.
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    2025
    Strange in Defender Strange's corpse portal to Mount Wundagore, the spirits of the damned attack Strange in both universes, but Christine is able to protect Strange as he binds them into a cloak. He reunites with Wong, and they fight Maximoff but are easily defeated. However, Strange inspire America into channeling her powers using them against Wanda, which results in her using her powers to send Wanda back to Earth-838. Wanda sacrifices herself to destroy the castle and every copy of the Darkhold within the Multiverse as Wong and America return to Kamar-Taj. After the battle with Wanda, Strange told Christine Wanda did the right thing in the end. Before they both return to their home universes, Strange admits to Christine that he has always loved her, he was just to afraid to fully commit to a real relationship. She tell him to face his fear.
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    2025
    Kamar-Taj begins to rebuild as America starts her training in the mystical arts, while Strange returns to New York and repairs the watch his Christine give to him. He takes a walk afterwards, only to collapse and cry out in pain as his third eye opens.
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    2025
    Sometime later, Strange was walking when he encounters a sorceress, named Clea, who warns him that he has caused an incursion and that they must put a stop to it. She open a portal to the Dark Dimension and the two go in.
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