When you have a monster in the basement, that’s not going to end well… for somebody.
Fitz: “I know that you care about us, Ward.”
Ward: “You’re right, I do. It’s a weakness.”
It’s interesting that you say that he’s not good or bad. Ward was putting his life on the line for a cause that he thought was worthy, and that’s what we do, as S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. That’s something that’s going to be brought into question. It’s a great concept because as soon as you’re able to protect someone, you’re able to hurt somebody, at the same time. Those are the questions and conundrums that Coulson now has to deal with, being Director. He doesn’t get to be like, ‘Well, we’re not asking questions because it’s come from above.’ He has to decide those ethical questions now.
This show is so painful to re-watch…