*Review contains spoilers, so read at your own risk!*
Was this the aftermath of something that happened in Thor? I haven't watched those movies yet, so I don't know. But that's what I'm thinking since Simmons was talking about it and we saw clips from the movie. The team is cleaning up some place that was ambushed and trying to get rid of alien stuff before someone else finds it.
But that's not all that's going on. Some guy and girl are on the hunt for something as well. It's an alien weapon that once you grab a hold of it, it gives you power. If I understood them correctly, they sounded mad about the whole alien thing with New York and all that and are afraid of the gods taking over and so they want to be able to fight back.
It so cute that Grant is finally adjusting to working with a team and is actually helping out the other guys. Like with Simmons on having to climb the tree even though she was afraid to do it, he kept her mind off it to climb it and she was able to figure out what was missing. Well, with Fitz help that is. :)
Then something horrible happens to Grant. They eventually find the weapon they were looking for (thanks to the Professor who was an expert on that subject), but Grant touched it! Don't know what exactly happened to him, though. He was stronger and acting very rude (more so then usual) to everybody. I couldn't believe some of the things he was saying to Fitz and Simmons. Especially Fitz. It was horrible! But when you touch the weapon, it gives you power, but it also brings up memories you haven't thought about in a while and memories you'd rather forget. With Grant, it was something having to do with his brother. Looked like Grant had to watch him drown. Why? I don't really know. It almost looked like there was a bully involved, but I'm not really sure. Maybe we will find out more later on that. But I understand why Grant likes to work alone and wanted to do what he does. He doesn't like to feel like he can't help if someone needs it. I just like the fact that we are starting to learn more about the characters. Simmons is dodging her parents because they want answers to what is going on and she can't give it to them. She finally decides to talk to them at the end, though. I'm not sure what she tells them, but it's nice to see that she decided to talk to them.
They eventually find the rest of the weapon and find the group that is wanting to use it and it ends in a major battle and Grant tries to fight it off himself. Finally, at the end Melinda steps in to help, though. Not that they weren't trying, but you know Grant, he'd rather do it himself. Oh, I forgot to say one of the major plots in the episode was finding out that the Professor that really knew his stuff about the weapon and such, was actually one of the gods that stayed behind! I was shocked when they said that and Coulson figured it out because he said that normal people normally react differently when he says he has hung out with aliens and gods and such.
The mystery deepens with Coulson, though. He really wants to touch the weapon since it drags up memories you've forgotten. What memories does he want to drag up? Well, he wants to know what really happened to him after he died. He said that he was really dead and doesn't remember anything. Like waking up or nothing. Just one day he was in awake. Even though he doesn't touch the weapon, he ends up having a memory/dream! It was him getting a massage in Tahiti (I believe it was Tahiti). Which didn't make sense, because of how he talks about Tahiti, you'd think he'd remember it. But it scared him because of what the massage lady told him "it is a magical place" or something along those lines. Why would something like that scare him or did he just get scared that he actually remembered something?
Did you love or hate this episode? Let me know in the comments below!
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