The Price of Freedom
Ch. 12: Rogue Agent
Marilyn sat in her office with stacks of papers surrounding her laptop. Above her was a monitor that had feeds to six different people. A full blown S.H.I.E.L.D. conference between her team, Director Hill, and two other Chief Information Officers. They were beginning to slowly piece together information from this new problem known as Anarchy. Director Hill had her assistants pull files from operations years ago trailing Daniel Riles and any of his associates or co-workers. They had been at it for hours, but found only inconclusive evidence that was suspicious, but nothing concrete.
Daniel Riles had served as a field agent with S.H.I.E.L.D. for almost eight years. He had passed every background check and psychological test and observations that were thrown at him. His record was nearly spotless, completing his missions and being there for his teammates. Everyone who knew him gave him some of the highest recommendations and confidence as a solid a