Agents of SHIELD: SHIELD facilities (2)

The Fridge

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The Fridge is one of SHIELD’s most secure facilities, housing dangerous artefacts and prisoners that cannot be kept securely at other locations. Some if the items supposedly destroyed at the Slingshot were in facts transported to the Fridge for storage and study. Access to the building was restricted, with personnel only able to enter via a secure checkpoint on the top level.

The facility was initially one of the few facilities to remain secure after the HYDRA breach until Ward, whose cover was still intact breached the facility. HYDRA raided the building, securing weapons and freeing prisoners to keep SHIELD occupied.

Doctor Who: New series, new species part 51

The Boneless

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I like the concept as much as I dislike the name. Not that I can come up with anything better, but I’d have preferred a reference to their 2D origins rather than lack of skeletal structure. Anyway I thought they carried off the pretty bonkers concept pretty well in the end.

The Boneless, so named by the Doctor, were a group of beings from a two-dimensional universe. Draining dimensional energy from the TARDIS they began to adapt to a three dimensional plane until they were sent back by the Doctor who had tried to negotiate with them until they continued to gain energy by killing humans.

Agents of SHIELD: Technology (5)

Gravitonium

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An extremely rare super dense element long thought a theoretical substance only until it was uncovered by Ian Quinn. A super-dense element, it altered the gravitational fields within itself causing it to be in a constant state of flux. When an electrical current is correctly applied it becomes solid and alters gravity around it – enough to cause heavy objects to become weightless or alter the pull of gravity in an area

Neodymium laser grid

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A super powerful mesh if lasers capable if incinerating any matter that came into contact with it. Completely impenetrable, except perhaps by a well trained monkey…

Agents of SHIELD: Characters (4)

Mack

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Not to be confused with team member Mack from Series 2, Agent Mack was tasked with transporting Dr Franklin Hall to a secure location when his truck was lifted into of the air by an unseen force. Mack survived the attack and reported the incident to Coulson. (Nice to see the ‘logistics division’ side if SHIELD in action!)

Dr Franklin Hall

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A brilliant scientist known for his work on the theoretical substance of Gravitonium. When the substance was discovered by Ian Quinn he allowed himself to be captured so he could destroy it, keeping it out of the hands of people who would use it for harm. To prevent the loss of life that would result Coulson dropped Hall into the substance, stabilising it. Hall however, stayed alive, merged with the substance.

Ian Quinn

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The founder of mining corporation Quinn Worldwide the billionaire lived off exploiting the Earth for its riches. He became a thorn in SHIELD’s side after clashing with them over Gravitonium. He manipulated Academy students into attacking their teachers and even shot Skye when he allied himself with the Clairvoyant. After being imprisoned in the Fridge he was released by Garrett and given his Gravitonium back as reward. He remains at large.

In comics

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Franklin Hall, later known as Graviton, was a theoretical physicist. A freak accident give him the ability to manipulate gravity and set him on the path of the villain, often clashing with the Avengers. We’ll have to wait and see what the fate of Hall will be in the show