There’s always a price for everything. People ask about one of the most important statements in the Avengers movie. The sentence “a small price to pay for salvation”, which was also, used as a meme, means a lot. So, on the blog, you will understand the best explanation of “a small price to pay for salvation“.
Without further ado, the statement “a small price to pay for salvation” was mentioned in the movie, Avengers (Infinity War). Now, let me proceed to the meaning, and how it came about it the movie.
A small price to pay for salvation
As Thanos continues to seek for the Soul stone, he encountered many obstacles. Was he successful at the end? You will get to know. For Thanos to get the Soul stone, he had to find the location of the stone. He had to task Gamora (his adopted daughter) to help him find the Soul stone.
Thanos adopted daughter, Gamora, was able to find the location of the Soul stone, but had to lie to Thanos that she doesn’t know the location. She also, burnt the map showing the location of the stone. Despite Gamora’s lies, Thanos was not fooled by her. He already knew she was lying to him.
Revelation of the Soul stone
When Thanos captured Nebula (sister to Gamora), he tortured her to make her reveal the location of the stone. Nebula was in pains and won’t give the location to Thanos. Her sister (Gamora) would not bear the pain, and stopped Thanos from torturing her.
Gamora had to reveal the location of the Soul stone to Thanos. To confirm if Gamora is saying the truth, Thanos asked her to follow him to the location, which is called Vormir. Thanos also, threaten to kill her sister if she was lying.
Sacrifice of Gamora
When Thanos, and Gamora arrived, they met the stone keeper. Thanos asked for the whereabouts of the Soul stone, but the stone keeper told him that the stone comes with a small price to pay for salvation. Adding that non are prepared to pay such price.
Thanos and Gamora were finally informed that the only way to take the Soul stone is to sacrifice the one you love the most. Indicating that one need a small price to pay for salvation. The salvation is the Soul stone. Anyone who pays such sacrifice would get the stone.
Thanos apologizes to Gamora about what he is about to do. Gamora brought a knife to stab herself, but the knife turned to bubbles. She was finally thrown off the cliff by Thanos, and she fell and died.
The Soul stone
After the sacrifice, Thanos fell into a deep sleep, and woke up finding the Soul stone in his hand. His sacrifice paid off as he was able to get what he wants, which is the Soul stone. That was how the statement “a small price to pay for salvation” came about, in the Avengers Infinity movie.