When archaeologists study the charred remains of our civilization thousands of years from now, this era will be known as the "Hey Wasn't Groot Pretty Neat?" Era - when society was suddenly flooded by Groot cosplay, toys, and now gingerbread-cupcake combos. And while all seemed fine and dandy at the moment, this inevitably led to the Groot Wars of 2016, as nations worldwide fought for control of Vin Diesel. But Vin could not be tamed, and the world was engulfed in a bath of nuclear fire - cleansing all in its wake.
But hey, pretty neat Groot cupcake, right?