Hawkeye is sent by S.H.I.E.L.D. to eliminate the infamous Black Widow. This sets in motion a series of run-ins and fights between the two highly skilled agents, each unable to get the upper hand on the other. Their game of cat-and-mouse eventually develops into a grudging mutual respect and soon, Hawkeye is having doubts about the orders of his mission as he finds himself unable to take the shot when presented with the opportunity.
“The familiar nape of his neck… But the things he’s saying… like a stranger… I feel like I wanna cry. How did he become such a stranger to me? I want to know everything that happened to Kou in the three years I didn’t see him. I want to know.”