Happily Ever After

Summary: Men in Black Inspired. Coulson and May decide it’s time to retire, but for them to find peace they must give up something precious: their memories.

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“Agent Coulson, Agent May, I want to thank you for the years of service you have given our organization, and the sacrifices you made along the way.” Mace looked at his top agents with a forlorn expression as he spoke, before swallowing and squaring his shoulders. “Before we confirm this I want to ask you both again to reconsider.”

Phil and Melinda turned to each other and exchanged understanding glance. “Thank you, director,” Phil responded genuinely, “but Agent May and I have both discussed this at length and think it’s about time we retire. And we’re both aware of the protocol that comes with retiring from SHIELD and are ready to accept any consequences that result from it.”

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Did she lose anyone in there? Herself. May used to be different. She was always quiet, she was just… she was warm. Fearless in a different way. Getting in trouble, pulling pranks, thought rules were meant to be broken. Sound familiar? But when she walked out of that building, it was like that part of her was gone. I tried to comfort her, but she wouldn’t tell me what went down in there.


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