eps. 4x01

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“…my fancy S.H.I.E.L.D. house-arrest gizmo tracking my every key swipe, my online activity, my cholesterol…” 

I was never in it for that, not ever. I wanted to make a difference, be a part of that beacon of hope you speak of…
— 

Felicity to Thea about her role on Team Arrow - Ep 4x17 “Beacon of Hope”

This scene connects with two phrases Felicity said in episode 4x01:

“A business conference with the Palmer Tech Board, who still question whether I’m fit enough to inherit Ray’s legacy“

“Now that I’m back, they might actually expect me to do stuff”

Felicity’s legacy will be very important as Harrison Wells mentioned on one of the Flarrow episode last season.