07x11 - Brand New Day

Previously on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."...

I've been waiting.

I wanted to come with you, meet my sister.

You know, Sibyl told me all about her...

[ENERGY BLAST]

MAY: John Garrett's here with Nathaniel, and they have Gordon's powers.

Stay back.

[RUMBLING]

[CRUNCH]

If he's not here for Jiaying, what's he after?

Sousa, shoot him!

[GUNSHOTS]

- They took Simmons.
- May, where are we going?

MAY: We're not going anywhere. You are.

The Zephyr's been hijacked.

- Why am I here?
- My pal Sibyl ran the numbers, and every outcome where we don't come out on top has one thing in common.

- Fitz.
- And now you're gonna take us to him.

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What the hell just happened?

They disappeared. Dropped off satellite.

Did they jump? I thought the Time Drive wasn't working.

- They didn't jump.
- How do you know?

They didn't jump.

Okay, how do you drop off satellite?

Don't they surround the planet?

You move above them.

Daisy, I can feel your guilt.
This isn't your fault.

I should've quaked that psychopath's bones apart when I had the chance.

YO-YO: requesting permission to land.

You're clear, .

They have Kora.

Maybe she'll have answers.

We can't tell her about Jiaying's death.

She should know what her boyfriend did.

Kora's not stable.

Hearing that her mother died might set her off.

If she's a bomb, then what's the plan if she explodes?

Leave that to me.

I won't make the same mistake I made with Nathaniel.

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The potential Inhumans are safe.

We dropped them at a hospital, made sure they're being taken care of.

You must be Daisy...

[RUMBLING]

Where did they take Simmons?

- Daisy, that's enough!
- Not until she talks!

Put her down, Agent Johnson! That's an order.

[COUGHS]

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[COUGHS]

Look, there's no reason to hurt each other.

I'm here to help.

How, exactly?

Save lives, of course.

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I want to be an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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, miles above Earth and rising, sir.

Should be a killer view.

[BADGE CLANKS ON GROUND]

And lay off the "sir".

We're trying to make it so no one has to call anyone "sir" ever again.

Send the signal.

S.H.I.E.L.D. can't follow us?

Not at this range.

We're all alone up here.

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Just like Nakatomi Plaza.

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Yipee-ki-yay?

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I'm staying posted right here.

Who knows what other powers they stole.

And with Garrett being able to teleport...

MACK: When we confronted the older Gordon,

Fitz designed a device to trap him in a room.

Now, if we can find Fitz's specs on this hard drive,we should be able to rig something up.

Until then,

I'm your new babysitter.

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We know that there's some strategy at play here because Sibyl's been predicting our every move.

Exactly. These guys put up a fight, but Kora...

That was too easy, I know.

But now she's selling us this story of compliance.

We may be predictable, but so is the enemy, because they're always planning to ruin our day.

S.H.I.E.L.D.?

I'm a perfect candidate, with the perfect instrument to save lives.

Didn't seem like it was your priority when you were attacking Li.

I killed him... to be clear.

During his last-ditch effort to do the same to me.

How do we know that's not Malick's plan with Simmons?

Where are they?

Out of reach.

But our goal is to reduce suffering, believe me.

I've suffered plenty at his hands.

What do you mean "instrument"?

Knowledge of history yet to be written.

Lives have already been spared with it.

My own. Agent Daniel Sousa.

Those two soldiers you just locked in a cell.

Not all lives were saved.

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Some were taken.

I'm sorry about your parents.

They didn't deserve to die.

But it's also the proof you needed.

Proof?

You must realize it by now.

Proof that this is a new timeline.

He gets it.

That old one that you were fighting to preserve is long gone.

Director, you still remember growing up with your parents.

Daisy grew up without a sister because I died alone weeks ago.

Yet here we are.

We have much more definitive proof than that.

It's a brand-new day.

Why not let S.H.I.E.L.D. make this universe the best it can be?

And how do you plan on doing that?

Killing.

Yeah, I'm not sure you understand the S.H.I.E.L.D. motto here, lady.

It's not your motto, it's your method.

Do you want me to list the people you've chosen to kill to protect others?

COULSON: There's no need.

We've all made hard choices.

Then another list, of easy choices.

names we can kill right now to save thousands of innocent lives.

It sounds like Project Insight with a fancy new bow on it.

These are names you know... history knows... committed unspeakable acts.

We're not a death squad.

Well, Sibyl predicted you'd say that.

And that Daisy would say...

Let me talk to my sister alone.

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I'd like nothing more.

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Why are you really here?

- I thought I just explained...
- We're not morons.

Despite whatever Nathaniel has told you.

Nathaniel thinks S.H.I.E.L.D. is another institution hell-bent on control.

And maybe in an old timeline it was, but...

I believe there's a chance we could work together.

What makes you think that we would ever...

You.

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I've always wanted a sibling, and we have the same blood.

You believe in S.H.I.E.L.D.

There must be a reason.

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[SIGHS]

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You grew up in Afterlife.

I wasn't aware I was confined.

I thought I had a happy childhood.

Didn't you?

Every child loves her mother.

Not every mother loves her back.

I'm sorry you didn't get that.

I'm sorry you threw it away.

I just want to spend time together, to talk.

With you and me on the same page, we can do anything.

[SCOFFS]

What, like a... like a sister superhero squad?

Sibyl said there is no future where Daisy Johnson lets her sister fight alone.

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She was right.

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[ELECTRONIC LOCK BEEPS]

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I like to think about the first law of thermodynamics...

That no energy in the universe is created...

And none is destroyed.

That means that every bit of energy inside us, every particle, will go on to be a part of something else...

[GASPS]

As much as I would love to watch you leave Fitz catatonic, I need you to show me where he is now.

I miss you.

I'm here.

Together. We're...

Professional, and matter of fact, and there's this chasm in the middle of the room of all these things of...

I'm supposed to be able to see whatever memory I want.

You are blocking me.

How?

I'm not doing anything.

Maybe it's you.

[CHUCKLES]

Maybe you're not equipped to...

[GRUNTS]

Tell me how.

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John, bring in the grandson.

Deke? He's here?

And trying to play hero.

He doesn't know anything, please, you can't...

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[GRUNTS]

Hi, Nana. How's your day been?

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Hey, I was just coming to...

That's... different.

Going somewhere?

Look, I know that you want to help, believe me, I know.

But just for once, don't, okay?

If you're chasing a lead and you need backup...

I have to do this on my own.

You know, I learned a long time ago not to let somebody do something stupid on their own.

You learned that in the Army?

Brooklyn Scout Troop .

Boy Scouts.

We were kinda the bad boys of the Boy Scouts.

Have you ever left your post before?

Like snuck off the base and, I don't know, played pool and got drunk?

You think I'm the kind of person that would do that?

Then this'll be your first time.

You coming?

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May said this ship can't travel far in space.

It can't.

Sibyl's whole plan is based on her projections.

So the only way to get ahead is to act unpredictably.

Do things against our nature, which, for you...

Is leaving my post. And you?

Sibyl dropped Kora in my lap because they knew I'd want to save her.

The thing is, I already have a sister to save.

Her name is Jemma Simmons.

Won't we use all the fuel getting out of the atmosphere?

Well, almost.

We'll find Z 's location, we'll aim for it, we'll burn the rest of our fuel and float.

Yeah.

So it's a , -mile Hail Mary?

[SIGHS]

As long as you know what you're doing.

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Yeah...

You have flown this thing before, right?

A few times?

A time?

It's your last chance to stay behind.

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Without fail.

What? You said you've done this zero times.

I mean, everyone in S.H.I.E.L.D. has flown a Quinjet.

Literally everyone.

I hear take-off is a piece of cake.

Then how are you gonna get the hangar doors open without Director authorization?

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This is the only way to bring back Deke and Simmons.

By stealing the Quinjet?

Abandoning your sister?

No.

Well, yes, actually. Exactly that.

If we're gonna beat Sibyl, we... we have to be unpredictable.

- We can't...
- We can't play by her rules.

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[BEEPING]

How's this for unpredictable?

Authorization granted.

[DOORS OPEN]

Now give me that seat before I change my mind.

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First Simmons and Deke.
Now Mack and Daisy.

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They're heading to space...

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This isn't smart.

- I don't like it.
- I do.

If you're trying to beat a super-computing oracle, you have to go against the flow.

Shake things up.

Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. going rogue...

Yeah, I've seen that happen before.

It's up to us to predict her next move.

What were you feeling off her... you know, aura or whatever?

She seemed sincere.

Her rage was tamped down.

Why don't you take a run at her, see what else comes to the surface?

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Leave him alone!

It's okay, Jemma, he's got nothing...

Oh! [COUGHS]

Okay. [GASPS]

That was something, but I'm okay.

He'll tire out eventually.

Someone's got a mouth on him.

Physical pain won't break you, congratulations.

Now let's try the emotional variety.

That's usually a little harder to break.

What if I crack her skull, put her in a coma,

- and then go fishing around in her brain?
- [RUMBLING]

- Stop!
- How is she blocking me from Fitz?!

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[GASPS]

Never mind.

If you think that you can...

[RUMBLING]

- [GASPS]
- That's for my old man.

[GRUNTS, PANTING]

Find a way to get whatever that is out of her head.

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Guys, my stomach feels...

Whoa.

Thank you.

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Now that we're out of the atmosphere, we should be able to lock on to the Zephyr.

My goodness.

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It's really something, huh?

[BEEPING]

All right.

Better strap in there, buddy.

This next part's gonna be tricky.

Seriously, if this isn't timed out just right, we will freeze to death in the dark void of space.

So, buckle up, Danny Boy.

Okay.

Triangulating burn path to Z .

Executing controlled burn in , , .

[RUMBLING]

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[ELECTRONIC LOCK BEEPS]

Where's Daisy?

Places to go, people to see.

Well, I want to talk to her.

I can feel your disappointment, but I was hoping that you and I could get to know each other...

I already know you.

The Cavalry.

I saw how you handled that poor girl in Bahrain.

She was out of control.

I made peace with that a while ago.

What you did was sickening.
She was just a child.

Who would have done worse.

Isn't that what your list is about?

She had a power that she couldn't control.

That wasn't her fault.

She fed off suffering.

Do you?

Did you take pleasure in killing?

Li thought I was out of control.

You were. I saw it.

I was being confined.

Suffocated. I needed out!

Okay, calm down, show me that you can control your power.

Or what? Huh? You'll strangle me?!

Kora...

You want to see control?

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You okay?

She took out the Lighthouse's power with one punch.

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And lowered our firewalls...

for Sibyl.

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That's what Kora was here for.

Sibyl was still in the power grid...

Yeah, now she's back in our computers.

At least she's just code.

I know what that's like.

Thirsty, Sibyl?

"I know only hunger now".

That's not creepy at all.

"You killed my Hunters. Prepare to meet the same..."

You know, maybe don't recite the messages out loud,

I can read English, so I'm good.

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Hey, can you read the rest of it?

You just said you know what it's like to be code.

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I don't... think so...

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DAISY: We're never going home, are we?

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You think it's still out there?

The O.G. timeline?

I pray it is. But...

[SIGHS] ... who knows?

All right, this should be everything but the life support and grav systems.

[SIGHS] Okay.

Should try to conserve oxygen.

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[SIGHS, GRUNTS]

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Enoch said this will be the team's last mission together.

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Even if we survive?

That was my impression, yeah.

Well, maybe it's time.

We've had a crazy run.

What?

How can you say that?

It's just... That's it? Just, "Talk to you later"?

That...

Look, we have these things called phones.

Now, I know... I know you millennials like to use them just for taking pictures of yourselves, but in the ' s, we actually used them to talk to each other.

I'm serious. What...

We're not just gonna turn into the people who used to work together and, you know, "Well, hey, I'm in town", and, "We used to be close a long time ago".

That's...

Sounds like we might.

Mack...

The...

You guys are my family.

[VOICE BREAKING] I don't know who I am without you guys.

- Daisy...
- No, it's...

You know exactly who you are.

With anyone.

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Ugh, oof.

- What?
- Really. Subtle.

- Stop.
- Cool.

[LAUGHS]

In the... In the time loops, we... we kind of kissed.

Whatever. He's a dork.

See, that's messed up, because he doesn't remember that.

[LAUGHS] Then why are you smiling?

'Cause Yo-Yo owes me $ .

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It won't be the same.

No, it won't.

But...

[SIGHS]

... that's okay.

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But why won't this work?!

I'm the only one who can use the device.

There's a zero percent probability you'll be able to extract the implant with it.

Fitz isn't coming to save you this time.

You know that for sure?

NATHANIEL: Sorry about that.

Just used to getting the things I want, I guess.

I'll climb in your mind with you.

Find that little wizard myself.

The more you dig, the deeper Fitz will go until he's disappeared completely.

[GRUNTS]

Then the race is on.

If he moves, kill him.

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- ENOCH: We must act now.
- Yeah, of course.

This will be the hardest thing you have ever done.

Hello, there he is.

Now, let's go deeper.
What happened next?

Power's back up in the rest of the base.

Yo-Yo said the prisoners are...

What are you doing?

Sibyl's looking for something.

Communication files.

[GASPS] You can read it.

Ehhh, I'm getting bits and pieces.

I'm trying to slow her down by disrupting the log aggregation, and that is literally the first time I've heard those words out loud.

How do you even know what that is?

I don't know what that is.

I just... know how it works.

But all I can do is slow her down.

The only person who can purge her from the power is...

Kora.

She got Sibyl in, so she can get her out.

We got to get her to come around.

She's due for the Coulson talk.

I don't think so.

That's your duty now.

I've got a new superpower I'm very busy with, but so do you.

We're not who we used to be.

But I... I talked to her already, and... and... and look how that turned out.

You were trying to get a rise.

To see how dangerous she is.

Now see how good she can be.

Like you did with Yo-Yo.

Like you always did with her sister.

With me.

Brand-new day, right?

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God! Okay, okay, okay, you got me.

The automatic locks are...

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Durant.

You know, S.H.I.E.L.D. killed him once.

He tried to cut my throat.

Hey, I was just following orders.

You see?

These are the lives Malick is saving, Kora.

Not heroes, hit men.

Who now owe their lives to him.

And so do you.

You would prefer we didn't survive?

We want you to stop helping Nathaniel and the Chronicoms sow chaos.

They're tearing us away from a timeline we need to restore.

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There.

Now we're a little bit closer to it.

Does that feel better?

KORA: I can keep pushing the stream

back toward your timeline if you want.

Your new friend Sousa would be next.

- Or...
- We start checking names off your list?

Not a chance.

What's the first name?

Yo-Yo.

Why not?

Let's hear them.

If she's gonna go kill, let's at least point her in the right direction.

There's no name that comes free of consequence, we have to...

Grant Ward.

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He's just a child right now.

You're not against killing kids.

So much pain can be averted with one death.

Andrew can be here with you.


Rosalind. Lincoln.

Is Garrett next, then?

Because it was your Messiah's right hand who made Ward who he was.

Without Garrett, Ward would've been worse.

We've seen a world where Ward was good, where he was put on the right path by the right person.

People can change.

Even you.

My mom thought that, too.

No, this is who I am.

Who I'm meant to be.

And someday, I'm gonna show her that.

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Jiaying's here.

How about we show her right now?

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We used to hope for this, you know.

Everyone in my time.

[SCOFFS] It was a dream, but a dream we all thought...

Sousa...

Preserve oxygen. Copy that.

What are your intentions?

Sir?

With Daisy.

I don't have any intentions.

Well, then, you better get some.

And quick.

'Cause this thing is coming for you.

This... thing?

[SIGHS]

She's into you.

And I'm not even sure she knows it yet, but pretty soon, she'll figure it out.

And when she does...

[CHUCKLES]

... watch out.

'Cause when she gets something into her head...

She won't stop. Yeah, I noticed.

But listen...

Daisy's been hurt.

Bad.

So I'm happy she's ready to dive back in, and I'm happy it's you.

I like you.

- You seem like a good man.
- Thanks, I...

Even if you're a little, you know, straight ahead...

Wait, is that bad?

But I'm not about to let her get hurt again.

You hear what I'm saying?

I think so.

I think you're... threatening me. Sir.

No.

Not just me.

Every member of this team.

And we have technology at S.H.I.E.L.D.that you've never even...

I hear you.

Loud and clear.

I would never hurt her.

Hmm.

Imagine that.

The man out of time and Quake.

[CHUCKLES] Just like a damn comic book.

Hold on. What did you just call her?

Hmm? Uh, Quake.

It's, uh... It's her superhero name.

Really?

Yeah. Yeah, really.

- Quake?
- Mm-hmm.

Do you not hear how hilarious that sounds?

Quake.

[BOTH LAUGH]

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I do now.

Quake.

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SIMMONS: I've studied brains before, but it's another thing to study your own.

Do not despair.

Yours is one of the better brains I have seen.

You look at a lot of brains, Enoch?

The th century was a strange time for humanity.

[SIGHS]

Much better.

Have to admit, I might be getting a bit jealous... of all the time you two are spending together.

Fitz, I think we may be close to a working design.

Well, I'm not.

I need better materials.

- Not this salvaged scrap.
- [METAL CLANGS]

It's a good thing we are building a time machine, as it does not matter how long it takes.

Well, thanks for the vote of confidence, Enoch.

Can you give us a moment?

Yes.

Oh, to yourselves.

Of course.

With this working, and you in the building phase, we'll be able to rush back to the temple before we know it.

Or not.

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Enoch's not wrong.

It doesn't matter how long we take.

So...

We don't have to rush.

We could just take some time to...

live.

Fitz...

We've built a nice home for ourselves here.

We could spruce it up.

Live, together.

No mission, no end of the world.

We could just... be.

Is this about the blood work?

No.

And yeah.

But because we deserve it regardless.

We don't even know if it's...

Listen.

If May and Coulson taught us anything, it's that we should take the time that we have.

Ominous.

But I need to see that home you built.

Let's cycle through your last memories together.

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I'm gonna give you something no one has given you in a long time.

And what's that?

The truth.

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It's okay.

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[VOICE BREAKING] It's okay, she can heal.

That's her power. She just...

[SNIFFLES] She just needs some help.

[SNIFFLES]

[SNIFFLES] Just take my energy.

Come on. Take my energy.

Go on.

Mom, please.

Please heal.

[CRYING]

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Her neck, it's shattered.

A quake...

Where's my sister?

You know who did this, Kora.

No, he must have had a reason.

She attacked Nathaniel, or he was protecting me...

Your mother died protecting Daisy from him.

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- Here we go.
- No.

No, this isn't what the implant was built to do.

- We have no choice.
- Wait a minute.

It was supposed to forget your location, that's all.

I know, but that was before we knew.

Not this.

Never this.

You have to be strong, okay?

And if you remember, you won't be able to be strong to do what you have to do.

No, no, no! Where we are?

You can't ask me to do this!

Saying goodbye is hard enough!

Yeah, but you won't remember what you've forgotten.

- You won't know.
- Where are you?!

But I'll feel the guilt inside.

The guilt for having left,

- a part of me being torn away...
- Listen to me.

I don't want to forget!

- I don't want to forget!
- Hey, hey, it's gonna be... it's gonna be okay.

- I don't want to forget!
- It's gonna be okay.

- It's gonna be okay, I promise.
- I don't want to forget,

I don't want to forget,

I don't want to forget,
I don't want to forget.

[MUTTERING]

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Mm!

[GASPS]

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We'll see if it even matters.

The two of you have just scored front-row seats to the greatest show on Earth.

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Are you okay?

Am I okay? Are you okay?
What happened in there?

I'm guessing from his attitude that he didn't find Fitz.

Fitz?

Who's Fitz?

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Jiaying wasn't perfect, but you loved each other.

I felt it.

No.

She loved who I was.

I changed and it faded... a long time ago.

That change was painful, but Nathaniel is using that pain against you.

Using you.

Nathaniel isn't using me.

He saved me.

He showed me how to live again.

And I can never repay him for that.

All he wants is chaos.

[SIGHS] Chaos.

You're not using my pain?

[GRUNTING]

Do you know what I'm capable of?

You think you feel what's inside me?

Yes.

[GRUNTING]

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Kora...

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Time to go, sunshine.

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What are you, like, a computer genius now?

Yes.

[BEEPING]

What do we have here?

The last thing Sibyl accessed.

The S.H.I.E.L.D. bases.

Yep. Everything from the Hub to the Sandbox to the...

- Oh, no.
- Coulson, what is it?

They didn't go to space to hide.

I have a visual on Z .

A few minutes out.

Be prepped for docking.

Hey.

Thank you.

For what?

Just, being here.

It was nothing, but you're welcome...

Quake.

I'm sorry, what, now?

Nothing, just happy to help, Quake. Whatever you need.

Are you being funny?

Uh, is it funny?

Not if that's what you like to be called... Quake.

I... The press called me that.

- I never...
- You should probably put a Q on your utility belt so people know it's you.

- [CLICKS TONGUE]
- [CHUCKLES]

That is really smart, yeah.

Yeah, yeah, yeah, make fun of the person who can literally turn you to dust.

Yeah, you can Quake me. No, I get it.

That's why they call you that.

[RUMBLING]

Mack, what's happening?

You tell me.

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That's why he came up here.

To call reinforcements.

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Sir, the Chronicom ships are...

[GRUNTS]

What did I say about calling me sir?!

Was I not very specific about how the new world order would be structured?

These are the Chronicom ships?

Sibyl contacted her home planet years ago.

Had her Hunters make some modifications to their fleet.

The signal we sent called them here.

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To all Chronicom vessels, this is Nathaniel Malick.

Your Predictor Sibyl has given you your marks.

You may fire whenever you want.

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Repeat, this is the Lighthouse, do you copy?

MAN: - Lighthouse, this is the Hub.

Good to hear from you.

We thought that base was decom...

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Oh, no.

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They're doing it.

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They're destroying S.H.I.E.L.D.

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We'll return in a moment.

GARRETT: Always wanted to be a part of something bigger.

We're just getting started.

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Kora.

You are a sight for sore eyes.

Thank you for today.

Couldn't have done it without you.

Did we give people new life?

We did.

By ending so, so many.

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[SIGHS]

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