Black Widow was mostly is set in 2016, shortly after the events of Captain America: Civil War when Natasha Romanoff played by Scarlett Johansson aka Black Widow was on the run from the United States government. It was found out that between the events of Civil War and Thanos%u2019 invasion of Earth in Avengers: Infinity War, Natasha reconnected with Yelena. After returning together to the Red Room, the two had trained to be spies. They did so to free a group of female assassins who were under the manipulation by an evil Russian spymaster there.

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As seen in the Marvel’s movie, Natasha and Yelena have heart to heart discussion about the many traumas they themselves suffered in the Red Room. This also includes forced hysterectomies. Moreover, the duo discuss about their future plans, where Yelena mentions that while %u201Cshe cannot have children and doesn%u2019t particularly want them, she would like to adopt a dog.%u201D

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Switching on to the end-credits scene %u2013 set in 2023 %u2013 following the events of Avengers Endgame. Yelena paid a visit to Natasha%u2019s grave in Ohio. As for those who have forgotten, Natasha died midway through Avengers: Endgame during her quest to Vormir with Clint Barton to get the Soul Stone. Both Natasha and Clint valiantly try to make the ultimate sacrifice %u2013 as one of them would have to sacrifice their life in order to attain the Infinity Stone that resided on that planet to defeat Thanos %u2013 while saving the other, but it%u2019s Natasha who finally falls to her death.

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As we see Yelena at the grave, a woman played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, named Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Val for short), appears. Presumably, (from their conversation) Yelena already works for Val as an assassin. The scene shows Yelena telling Val not to bother her on her vacation time, and Val explains that she has Yelena%u2019s next %u201Ctarget%u201D lined up.

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At the end of the scene Val says, %u201CMaybe you%u2019d like a shot at the man responsible for your sister%u2019s death.%u201D Val also shows Yelena a picture of Clint. The photo sets the stage for Disney+%u2019s next Marvel TV series, Hawkeye.

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