It’s a different world now. There are superheroes and aliens and gods running rampant-but what do a bunch of 20 year olds know about that?
This is before anyone had heard of ‘The Calvary,’ before Nick Fury lost an eye and before the Avengers were even an idea.
This is when they were Phil, Mel, Tori and Nick: SHIELD recruits, newly minted field agents, bane of Peggy Carter’s existence.
This is Agents of SHIELD, the prequel.
SHIELD agents are made, not born.