Tonight’s episode of Agents of SHIELD picked up right where last week’s episodeleft off. In fact, in many ways it was almost as if the season premiere was split in half, and tonight was merely part two of an extended beginning. We got some (temporary) resolution to the Creel/Absorbing Man plot, spent more time with this season’s newest cast member, and the stage was set for the larger movements…
“We’ve got a problem, Snape,” said the lumpy Amycus, whose eyes and wand were fixed alike upon Dumbledore, “the boy doesn’t seem able —”
But somebody else had spoken Snape’s name, quite softly.
The sound frightened Harry beyond anything he had experienced all evening. For the first time, Dumbledore was pleading.
Snape said nothing, but walked forward and pushed Malfoy roughly out…
Willow: She’s possessed!
Willow: That’s the only explanation that makes any sense. I mean, you should’ve seen her last night. That wasn’t Buffy.
Xander: Are we overlooking the idea that she may be very attracted to me? … She’s possessed.
Giles: Possessed by what?
Willow: Aaaaa possessing thing!
Giles: Well, that narrows it down.
Xander: Well, you’re the expert. Hey,…
Eavesdropping—a word which here means “listening in on interesting conversations you are not invited to join”—is a valuable thing to do, and it is often an enjoyable thing to do, but it is not a polite thing to do, and like most impolite things, you are bound to get into trouble if you get caught doing it.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Carnivorous Carnival – Lemony Snicket
Lasaran: A Klingon! Why did they have to send a Klingon?
Jadzia Dax: I’m a Trill. Does that make you feel any better?
Lasaran: Are you trying to be funny?
Jadzia Dax: Not at all. He’s the funny one.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Season 6: Episode 16 – “Change of Heart”
“It’s going to be alright, sir,” Harry said over and over again, more worried by Dumbledore’s silence than he had been by his weakened voice. “We’re nearly there… . I can Apparate us both back… . Don’t worry… .”
“I am not worried, Harry,” said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. “I am with you.”
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling