Last week, ABC and Marvel Entertainment released a clip of Dr. Holden Radcliffe (John Hannah) and Agent Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) taking a team to assist them in subduing AIDA, powering her down and then completely erasing her hard drive. If you remember that clip, then you know it didn’t go so well for the agents as she’s created a few upgrades for herself.
This week, ahead of tonight’s midseason premiere, we see the meeting with Director Mace (Jason O’Mara) where he tells them how important it is to erase mer memory. It all has to do with wiping out the Darkhold due to how dangerous it is. Though they have plans for destroying the actual magical tome, there is now a digital copy of the book in AIDA’s hard drive.
Of course, with some agents seeing AIDA as a person and other’s seeing her as just a robot, this is certain to spark up a debate about the nature of consciousness and how one defines life. Throughout all of this, Agent May, who we know is now a LMD put there by AIDA.