I just want you to know, I've been where you are right now. I chose HYDRA for petty, personal, selfish reasons... When the team regrouped on the Bus, it was discovered that Jemma Simmons had been infected by the virus.
The man later died and Simmons checked the team for the virus.
For the first time ever, I have a sense of satisfaction that I never experienced when I was seeking revenge." Grant Douglas Ward was one of the leaders of HYDRA and the most personal adversary of Phil Coulson and his S. This man revealed that he was friends with the other victims and they had taken a Chitauri helmet during the Battle of New York, which had given them all an alien virus.
Ward found Skye following him and getting a little too close for comfort, although she insisted she was simply observing her S. The team eventually found a connection between the victims and were able to find another man just a few minutes before he died.
D., he was recruited onto Coulson's Team, working with them on all their missions, pretending to be gruff and anti-social and to become emotionally attached to the team. However, he left the organization again after Whitehall's death along with Kara Palamas. While on Maveth, he was finally killed by Phil Coulson, but his corpse was taken as a vessel by the dark Inhuman and brought back to Earth. D.'s operations devision and would be leaving immediately. Tied up together, Ward and the rest of Coulson's Team discussed who was to blame until Ward distracted them by telling them all about Melinda May secretly being the legendary Cavalry, only for her to awake and remind him not to call her that. training, Ward easily overpowered and subdued the soldiers before trying and failing to save Nahui from being sucked out of the plane, inadvertently killing him during the fight. Under May's recommendation, Ward agreed to be her "Supervising Officer" and oversee her next stages of training and education to become a true Agent of S. Along the way he accidentally looked in a mirror, alerting the Englishman of the deception, luckily Fitz and Simmons were able to remove Amador's false eye before it exploded.
Ward managed to escape many months later and rejoined HYDRA under Daniel Whitehall. and fulfill HYDRA's oldest goal: the return of HYDRA's ancient Inhuman leader to Earth. As they prepared to pack up the camp at leave for the S. Ward engaged in a brawl with Nahui and the other soldiers, knowing they would be targeting Melinda May and although he tried his best to protect the team, he soon discovered that Cusi had taken Fitz and Jemma Simmons hostage, threatening to cut Fitz's throat and forcing Ward and Coulson to surrender. Ward spoke to May about how he saw a way to learn more about Skye, thus removing any unknown element she might bring into the mix. As Ward left the building an alarm was triggered, and he fought his way out of the building.
While being detained at a juvenile detention center, Ward was unexpectedly visited by S. Garrett eventually revealed to Ward that he was not loyal to S. When strange deaths started occurring where the victims' bodies were found floating with a hole in the forehead, Coulson's team was sent to investigate.
Christian survived but had Ward arrested by the police and pushed for the courts to try Grant as an adult to get the maximum punishment against him. Damn son, you stepped up in a big way, I couldn't be prouder if you were my own." Ward was driven into the middle of a forest by John Garrett who shot ducks and reassured him that his brother and the rest of his family were happy to be rid of him and therefore the police would not be looking for him. Garrett then pulled a gun and aimed it at Ward, before firing it at nearby cans with incredible accuracy, promising to teach him Ward to shoot and that within a few months he would be able to shoot even better than he could."You've been accepted by S. While eating in their campsite, Garrett told Ward the story of how he had gained his many cybernetic enhancements when he had been left to die. Fitz continued to modify the new Night-Night Guns for Ward to inspect, he was however unsatisfied with the weight, and when he left he heard the team mocking him with funny voices.
Academy, Garrett made Ward prove his emotional detachment by ordering him to kill his loyal dog Buddy. Finding the man who intended to buy the link, Ward disguised himself as a waiter and used an X-Ray Plate to copy the man's fingerprints off his wine glass before heading upstairs and using some stolen room keys to break into the man's apartment before using his fingerprints to activate a secret room hidden behind a false wall where he soon found the link. With Peterson failing to comply with the orders given to him by the S. He later took a higher position and aimed a sniper rifle at Peterson while Coulson tried to calm him down as Peterson furiously ranted about how S. They began discussing the ideals of the Rising Tide before they discussed the experience of being inside a war zone as Skye asked Ward about his own experiences of being in combat until Skye noticed that Ward had been shot during the firefight, although he insisted it was nothing to worry about. Ward responded by giving some details of his personal life and rough childhood to Skye, describing his so-called "defining moment" to her. When Skye completed her mission, allowing Ward and Coulson to infiltrate the compound, she used Ward's training to good effect when disarming Quinn. He used the key card Amador bought with the diamonds she stole to enter the Todorov Building in Minsk, Belarus.
Once the standoff was finished peacefully, Coulson ordered Ward to let the rest of their team know that everything was now okay again.
They defended themselves until Ward contacted Coulson who appeared and revealed he knew their leader Camilla Reyes.
""It means someone really wanted our initials to spell out shield." Before the Battle of New York, Agent Phil Coulson was killed at the hands of Loki and days later restored to life through unknown means. Eventually Hill revealed to Ward that Coulson was alive and they discussed their first mission to locate and assist Mike Peterson, a known enhanced individual. Ward and Melinda May discussed her nicked name of the Cavalry and how she gained it during a mission in Bahrain until they were attacked by the local military, with both Ward and May using their S. The encounter remained pleasant until the team were attacked again, this time by local rebels.
""Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.""And what does that mean to you? Ward informed Fitz, Simmons and Skye of the near attack against them and engaged in a brief debate with Skye about the rebels of Peru rising up against their government, with Ward noting that such violence should not be celebrated, accusing the Rising Tide's own methods of being dangerous.