🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers for Avengers: Endgame in this post, so proceed with caution.🚨 It's no secret that Avengers: Endgame includes some heartbreaking moments. Marvel But out of the entire movie, one of the most devastating storylines involves Natasha Romanoff. Marvel Our original female Avenger ends up sacrificing herself while on Vormir with Hawkeye in order to obtain the Soul Stone. Marvel This came after Natasha became a leader for the remaining Avengers during the five-year time jump after they killed Thanos. Marvel However, Natasha's post-Thanos job was almost way more heartbreaking than simply taking care of the team. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Marvel In an interview with Slate's Mike Pesca on his podcast The Gist, directors Anthony and Joe Russo revealed one of their original ideas for Natasha that they ultimately scrapped. Marvel An early draft of Endgame had a greater focus on what happened to the civilians who were affected by Thanos's snap, in particular children who lost their parents. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Marvel Anthony said, "One thing that we talked about a lot ... is just the idea that one quarter of all children have no parents. Assuming you started with two parents." Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Marvel So the idea was that Natasha would've led an organization in DC that was in charge of taking care of orphans. Marvel Basically, she would've made sure all of these children grew up with a family, which is something she never had. Marvel If you need a refresher, Natasha was recruited as an assassin at a young age, never truly knew her parents, and was eventually sterilized when she finished training. Marvel Also, if Nat's final scenes in Endgame taught us anything, it's that all she ever wanted was a family — eventually she made the Avengers her family. Marvel If you need me, I'll be crying over this cut Natasha storyline, and how her death robbed us of more Aunt Natasha. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Marvel Obsessed with Marvel? Check out all of our Marvel and Avengers: Endgame content here!