'Agents of SHIELD' 'The Asset' recap: Skye commits, and a supervillain is born

"Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" is finally hitting its stride. In its third episode, "The Asset," the ABC-Marvel series was able to focus on developing its titular agents instead of solidifying its place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In this episode, it was Chloe Bennet's Skye who was put front and center. Skye's role in Coulson's SHIELD group was still uncertain inepisode 2, "0-8-4" as she showed she was still an active member of Rising Tide, but in "The Asset" she came out and said how badly she wants to join SHIELD. "The Asset" was about giving Skye a choice to join an organization instead of SHIELD, and she ultimately chose the crime-fighting team. After the episode's villain, David Conrad as Ian Quinn, compared SHIELD to Big Brother, Skye quipped, "Maybe but he's a nice Big Brother who stands up for his little brother when he's eating a piece of cake he's not supposed to ... you know."...



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