Will Malick Die On 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'? The Hydra Leader Was Spooked By A Vision
Sometimes, a good old fashioned boot shaking can come from the most unexpected places. Will Gideon Malick die on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ? While Hive/Ward has not made any direct move to take over Hydra just yet, its current leader may be starting to realize that bringing the Inhuman God to Earth from Maveth might have been a bad idea. Malick has seen the future, and it had him worried.
After enlisting an Inhuman named Charlie who showed people their death to use his power as an enforcing technique for Hydra, Malick's confidence was finally shaken when Charlie used his power on him. When he next spoke to Giyera and Ward, they sensed that he was afraid. What did he see?
If Malick is going to die, then how? Will Hive make a play for the seat at the head of Hydra? That seems like the most likely option, but something tells me that corporate leadership is somewhat of a puny concept for Hive. Perhaps Giyera will be the one to overthrow him. The vision may have involved his daughter, who we have yet to properly meet on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. — her scene in the tag was just a tease. His death could also have to do with the delicate balance that Hydra is trying to set in their views about the rights of super-powered individuals. That's bound to catch up with them eventually.
Of course, as May pointed out, changing the future is easy. It's changing the past that takes skill. This vision does not necessarily mean that Gideon Malick will die any time soon. The important thing is that, no matter how it went down in Charlie's vision, Malick knows something that he didn't know before. What he does with this information will change everything going forward.
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