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The Lighthouse

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A prison colony for what remains of humanity, ruled by the Kree in a future in which Earth has been destroyed.


  • Alternate Timeline: Team Coulson was able to avert the destruction of Earth, placing the Bad Future firmly in an alternate timeline.
  • Bad Future: The Earth has been cracked in half, the remnants of humanity are enslaved by the Kree, the surface of Earth is a barren wasteland where gravity storms pluck unsuspecting victims into space, dangerous Vrellnexians prowl the upper levels of the Lighthouse, and there are no tacos.
  • Black Site: An abandoned Elaborate Underground Base who's origins are "Unknown" even to Enoch, who has lived on and observed Earth for 30,000 years and seems familiar with other black sites. Turns out it was an old Cold War era S.H.I.E.L.D. apocalypse bunker (hence it surviving the apocalypse) that was so secret not even modern-day S.H.I.E.L.D. knew about it.
  • Death World: The surface of the Earth's remains are this, barely retaining enough oxygen to breathe, but otherwise barren, ravaged by gravity storms, and infested by ravenous insectoid aliens. Fitz and Simmons spitball that a surplus of Gravitonium is the only thing that kept the planet remotely intact, and in turn causes the gravity storms.
  • Elaborate Underground Base: What the Lighthouse was, before the destruction of Earth.
  • Fantastic Caste System: Some humans, chosen for their beauty, are taken to the lower levels of the Lighthouse to serve as personal servitors to Kasius.
  • Future Imperfect: The Kree have destroyed most of Earth's historical records, and what is left is so confused that people actually think that sharknadoes were an actual event.
  • Internal Retcon: The Kree erased all historical records to keep humanity from understanding what happened to their world, and killed all those that had any knowledge of it.
  • Lighthouse Point: It gets its name from the lighthouse that stood on top of it, on the shores of Lake Ontario.
  • The Purge: The Kree regularly hold "renewals", wherein humans with low earnings are marked, either to be killed or to kill others, until a quota is reached. They also purged all "Elders" - humans with knowledge of history.
  • Slave Race: The remaining humanity have been reduced to either mining iron or becoming exotic commodities under the "protection" of the Kree.
  • Space Station: Despite originally being an underground installation on an intact Earth, it now "hangs" on the edge of the shattered planet's remains, giving it this appearance. Team Coulson originally thought it was built into an asteroid.
  • Stable Time Loop: Turns out that this future seems to have been created after Team Coulson goes back in time from the future and in trying to prevent it ends up causing it. Both Fitz and the future version of Yo-Yo have come to this conclusion. Ultimately subverted, as Team Coulson is able to break the loop.
  • Through His Stomach: According to Deke, if you want to let someone know you're interested in them romantically, you save up on tokens, buy them a fresh lemon, and leave it in their bunk.
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Humanity

    Remnants of S.H.I.E.L.D. 

Melinda May, Leo Fitz, and Jemma Simmons (alternate timeline)

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Ming-Na Wen, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (The Last Day)

Remnants of Team Coulson after the Earth is cracked apart in the alternate timeline.

For Elena, see her entry in Kree Watch page under "The Seer" folder.


  • Breaking the Fellowship: Coulson and Mack are nowhere to be seen and implied to be Killed Offscreen. Daisy is MIA (actually absorbed by Graviton). Elena becomes suicidal Death Seeker after Mack's presumed death and goes to kill the Kree before end up being killed and resurrected by them multiple times. Only May, Fitz, and Simmons remain working as a team.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Fitz crossed it when young Robin described Jemma's death. He loses any and all hope of fixing the situation and rips down the blueprints he made for a time machine, all the while ranting about how time cannot be changed.
  • Happily Married: A Freeze-Frame Bonus show Fitz and Jemma wearing their wedding rings. They also have a daughter who later mothered Deke Shaw.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: They, and Daisy in particular, are blamed for the world's destruction.
  • Killed Offscreen: Mack dies at some point. Elena makes a Last Stand against the Kree, alone, understanding that their goal is to enslave the people in the Lighthouse. There's no mention of Daisy or Coulson after the world is destroyed, implying they also die at some point. And eventually May, Fitz, and Jemma died at some point.
  • My Greatest Second Chance: May took the chance to be a mother to Robin after giving up any pretensions of motherhood after the disastrous Bahrain incident.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • "The Last Day" reveals that the Elaborate Underground Base was refitted by May, Yo-Yo, Fitz, and Simmons, who eventually collaborated with the Kree to ensure humanity's survival. Given that the overseer is completely okay with eliminating humanity, it's safe to say that they screwed up. Possibly subverted, as the Kree were only present due to Hydra's actions.
    • More of a "Nice Job Breaking It, Well-Intentioned Extremist", but Hale's attempt to stop the Kree is what caused the Earth to be destroyed, which led to the above happening.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: Despite already crossing Despair Event Horizon, they still managed to be Good Parents to their respective daughters (May to Robin, Fitz and Simmons to their daughters). Deke mentions many times that his mother always remembered fondly of her parents.
  • Parental Substitute: May becomes this to Robin, after her real mother was lost during the calamity. Robin even calls her "Mom".
  • Posthumous Character: They're no longer alive by the time their main timeline counterpart arrive in their timeline.
  • Secret Identity: At one point, Fitz and Jemma had to change their name. Their daughter and grandson only know them as Bobo and Nana, respectively.
  • Team Mom: Besides being an actual mom by adoption, May also tried her best to keep Fitz, Jemma, and Elena to stay calm in their situations. It doesn't work much, since they already crossed Despair Event Horizon.

Civilians

    Grill 

Grill

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Pruitt Taylor Vince

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (first appears in Episode 90: "Orientation, Part Two")

A taskmaster aboard the Lighthouse running a salvage operation.


  • Anti-Villain: Despite not being the most moral person, he does what he does essentially to survive and to keep the Kree off everybody's back. He is also rather fair to his subjects when they are in legitimate trouble. Subverted later on however, as he is shown to be greedy above anything else.
  • Asshole Victim: He was not a nice dude, and he was threatening to shoot Flint when the young Inhuman crushed him under a giant boulder.
  • Bad Boss: Will often activate metrics to punish "slow" workers or kill those who he doesn't like.
  • Fat Bastard: Rather overweight, and most definitely not a pleasant person.
  • Loan Shark: His entire business seems to consist in lending money to people so he can then harass them into paying him back.
  • Kick the Dog: He leaves Coulson, Mack, and Yo-yo out as bait for one of his disgruntled customers during The Purge.
  • Pet the Dog: Was shown to care about Flint at least a little, and would help take care of him, within limits ("No charity today, kid."). Still didn't stop him from threatening to turn him and Team Coulson in, or turn a gun on him, to satisfy his own greed.
  • Villainous Friendship: He is legitimately pissed after finding out that Team Coulson put the blame on Zev and he sent him to his death for nothing.

    Zev 

Zev

Species: Human

Portrayed By: Kaleti Williams

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (first appears in Episode 90: "Orientation, Part Two")

Grill's right-hand man.


  • Asshole Victim: Sure, his fate is rather grim, but it's not like he was the nicest guy around.
  • Frame-Up: On the receiving end of it by Elena, who hides a gun in his jacket so he would take the fall for them and be exiled to Earth.

True Believers

    Robin Hinton 

Robin Hinton

See her entry on Inhumans.
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    Voss 

Samuel 'Sam' Voss

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Species: Human

Portrayed By: Michael McGrady

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A member of the True Believers who was exiled to Earth alongside many others, among them Deke's father Owen.


  • The Exile: He and many other True Believers were exiled to the surface by the Kree for spreading the prophecy of the Agents arriving to save them.
  • Karma Houdini: He's allowed to flee the gravity storm with the rest of his crew despite killing Robin and attempting to kill Daisy, and is not seen afterwards.
  • The Leader: He appears to be the guy in charge of the surviving True Believers on Earth because they all follow his lead.
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: He tries to do this by killing Daisy, since she has yet to cause the destruction of Earth and won't be able to if she's dead. When that falls through, he settles for stabbing Robin to keep her from telling them how to return home. No luck there, either, as she tells May with her dying breath.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He wants to kill Daisy to prevent the Bad Future, but he doesn't try to kill anyone else on the team, either locking them away from the fighting or offering mercy so long as the rest of Team Coulson doesn't interfere. When he does kill Robin, it's also out of necessity to keep her from telling how to return to the past.
  • You Killed My Father: He killed Deke's father Owen over an argument, in what he calls self-defense.

Minor Members

    Virgil 

Virgil

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Species: Human

Portrayed By: Deniz Akdeniz

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (first appears in Episode 89: "Orientation, Part One")

A resident of the Lighthouse, who believed that Agent Coulson and his team would come to save humanity.


  • Agent Mulder: He's one of the few people who still believed that Team Coulson would save them.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: First, Mack knocks him out while Coulson's trying to get answers out of him. Then, when he comes to and Coulson's trying to get answers, a Vrellnexian splits his head open from behind and yanks him into the shadows.
  • Talking Is a Free Action: Averted. He's so excited to meet his idols, the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., whom he considers the saviours of humanity, so excited that he's talking in circles while trying to explain where they are now or how he knows them, the latter of which annoys Mack so much. This does him no good, as he's killed by a Roach that impaled his head in the middle of his talk to Team Coulson.

    Tess 

Tess

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Species: Human

Portrayed By: Eve Harlow

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (first appears in Episode 90: "Orientation, Part Two")

A resident on the Lighthouse and a friend of Virgil and Flint.


  • Back from the Dead: Tess is sent by Kasius as a messenger, having been revived with Kasius' blood. When she first turns up, she is incredibly pale and ghastly, presumably due to having only just recently been brought back.
  • Cool Big Sis: She acts as an older friend and mentor to the teenage Flint.
  • Death by Origin Story: Her death initially seems to be this for Flint's origin story; however, this is ultimately played with when she ends up being resurrected.
  • Decoy Protagonist: Or more accurately Decoy Deuteragonist; earlier episodes have her be in the secret about Team Coulson, making you think she will play a big role. She gets killed in her third appearance — but then is subsequently resurrected.
  • Killed Offscreen: Is only seen as a hanging corpse after her execution. Inverted when she is later resurrected off-screen by the Kree.
  • Make an Example of Them: Tess is killed by the Kree Vicar and then left as a hanging corpse as a warning to those who hid Flint.
  • Shoot the Dog: She believes that Zev needs to be killed so that he doesn't inform on Team Coulson to Grill, which would doom them all. The agents are against that, though ultimately Elena goes through with it anyway.
  • Shrinking Violet: After her resurrection, she is a lot more timid because of her absolute terror of the Kree. Flint helps her gradually work her way out of it.

    Flint 

Flint

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Species: Inhuman

Portrayed By: Coy Stewart

Appearances: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A young Inhuman who develops the power to manipulate and control earth and rock.


  • Adaptational Badass: Zig-zagged; in the comics, Flint's control over rock was proportional to how large it was, he could barely keep a grip on a pebble but could push himself to move Pluto out of orbit. Here, he can sense and reconstruct a Monolith on the molecular level from surrounding rock, and is strongly believed to have the potential to eventually reconstruct the shattered Earth.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the comics, Flint is his codename while his birth name is Jaycen.
  • Age Lift: In the comics, Flint is a present-day character; here, he's from about 70 years in the future.
  • The Bus Came Back: The Bad Future that Flint lives in was averted at the end of season 5, but near the end of season 6, the energy from the Monoliths of Space, Time and Creation brings a copy of him into the present day as a result of Mack and Yo-Yo’s subconscious fears about Izel recreating the physical monoliths.
  • Comic-Book Movies Don't Use Codenames: An Inverted Trope - in the comics, his real name is Jaycen, with Flint being a codename; here, Flint is his real name. "Pebbles" is more of a nickname that only Mack uses.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: His power allows him to control dirt and rocks.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: After a copy of him is created by Monolith energy in the endgame of season 6, he hasn’t seen Mack, Yo-Yo, or any of the other agents in over a year and has missed quite a few changes, like Yo-Yo getting robot arms and Deke getting sent back in time to before the Earth-Shattering Kaboom, then after bringing him onto the Zephyr One, he expresses amazement at the aircraft and the existence of an “outside” similarly to how Deke did.
  • Leitmotif: A cute whistle melody for a plucky kid with an open heart.
  • Like a Son to Me: To Mack and Elena, as described by their actors.
  • Meaningful Name: Flint is a type of sedimentary rock.
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