*Review contains spoilers, so read at your own risk!*
Sadly, the more we see of Grant, the more I have to admit that I don't think he's good after all. But I don't believe it was his choice. Garrett kind of forced him to be bad. However, there might be some glimmer of hope in him. Or maybe I'm just wishful thinking.
Quite interesting to learn of Grant's and Garrett's first meeting. Had no clue that Grant set his house on fire and didn't know his brother was inside. Why do I have a feeling that perhaps it wasn't his idea to set the house on fire? Anyways, Garrett was his ticket out of prison, sort to speak. More like he broke him out of prison thanks to Hydra's help.
I feel there was somewhat of a good thing that came from Garrett. He taught Grant how to survive on his own and how to fight and stand up for himself. But that came with a price, too. Garrett said caring for things was a weakness. So, that meant Grant had to kill the dog after becoming great friends with it. The Grant that I remembered, didn't really kill the dog and let it run off. So, see, still a glimmer of hope. However, that happened in the past, so maybe not.
While all of that is going on, a big bomb shell was dropped on the team when they learn that Garrett was the first experiment of Death Lock! Now it all makes sense! Why he wants the drug and all. He wants to become human again and it doesn't help that he's dying. There was another shocker when we learned that Skye's parents were the monsters killing the village! Poor Skye! She's been through enough already, now this? Does this mean that she could perhaps turn out bad even though she doesn't want to be? Nothing's changed with her, yet. I'm just hoping nothing will.
So, why did Garrett turn towards Hydra? Because Garrett got hurt really bad on a mission and I guess the agency was too busy or something and couldn't get to him and he almost died because no one would help him! Makes sense now why he hates S.H.I.E.L.D.
This is the part where I saw some glimmer of hope that maybe Grant could be good. Instead of out right killing Fitz and Simmons (who were caught while snooping around the bus), Grant dumps them into the ocean in the room they were hiding in! Sure, the room is pretty well sealed, but they are two very smart people who could figure their way out of it and I feel like Grant not shooting them was a possibly good sign. But again, I could be wishful thinking and just not ready to admit that my favorite character truly is bad.
Along with everything else going on, they have to deal with Quinn now, too who is promising the military or some place like that an army of super soldiers! That doesn't sound good.
Did you love or hate this episode? Let me know in the comments below!
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