So flashback, 1945, Peggy Carter and the Howling Commandos (or at least 2 of them) bust up the "last" of the Hydra outposts and box up a dangerous metal artifact and label it 084 - the FIRST 084 (object or person of unknown origin.) This also gives us a taste of the team in action for the Peggy Cater mini-series coming this winter. I love a woman that takes charge and kicks ass - I couldn't be happier!
Besides a new, battle-ready Skye, the ever-awesome Melinda May, and the return of Agent Tripplet (yeah!), we meet a bunch of new 'Agents' in an undercover sting that goes wrong. And before you can say, "hey, who the hell is this guy?" - there is a new heavy hitter in town and he's bullet proof...
Oh. Fitzsimmons. I. can't. even. I just can't.
Big enough trouble to send Skye into the basement to interview the imprisoned Ward. A super-creepy interrogation scene follows, where we see the new, strong Skye take no crap and leave us wondering what the hell is going on in Ward's damaged, suicidal, wackadoo, bad-guy bearded head.
Unsurprisingly, Creel busts out of his acrylic prison to steal the 084 'obelisk' but is intercepted by the SHIELD team who breaks in with information gained from Talbot's interrogation. Oh, did I mention touching the artifact starts burning you alive? Yeah, Lucy Lawless's brand-new character Isabel Hartley learned that the hard way and had to have her arm off for her trouble. Well, at least they are out of the woods - NOT SO FAST!
Absorbing Man makes himself a giant speed bump (literally and figuratively) and flips the fleeing SUV, seemingly killing all inside except cranky British mercenary, Lance Hunter.
The 'A' team splits off from Hartley's team at the base to make off with their real objective - a brand new quinjet, with functional cloaking!
These and more questions have set this season up as one to look forward to every Tuesday Night!