The Thunderstrike that breaks into S.H.I.E.L.D. Temporary Research Laboratory from the sky appears and disappears quickly, just like a simple thunderstrike. However, the location of this splitting is on Mjolnir in the center of the lab, while Lin Rui was holding the Mjolnir.
A powerful thunderstrike frighten a few researchers standing outside the guardrail, they felt their legs go weak and they fell to the ground with a soft thud. There were people who cared a little about Lin Rui calling his name, but none of them dared to come forward to check on him.
Soon, the team in charge of laboratory security rushed in and brought out all the researchers who were frightened to their feet. Then a man with an arrow bag and a composite bow rushed in. Hawkeye pushed aside the security guard and rushed to Mjolnir, where Lin Rui was lying on the ground, dead or alive.
“Damn! How could this happen?! Medical team!” Quickly examined the vital signs of Lin Rui, Hawkeye’s eyes changed instantly and then he shouted loudly toward the back.
Soon, a team of doctors broke through the crowd and came running from behind.
“His heart stopped beating. Shot him with a dose of adrenaline, try to restart it!” Walking away from Lin Rui to make room for doctors, Hawkeye quickly ordered. However, although Hawkeye told the doctor to do his best to rescue, he himself did not think it would have much effect.
The ECG Machine issued out a low pitched monotonous and continuous voice that indicated that Lin Rui’s heart has stopped working.
“One shot has no effect! Take another shot!”
“One two three four five! One two three four five!”
“Come on! Come on!”
“One two three four five! One two three four five!”
A few minutes passed and the best rescue time was over and Lin Rui’s physiology did not respond at all. The medical team in charge of the rescue has given up, and although they want to save the young man, they can do nothing about it.
“This is not going to work!” Hawkeye knows the final result as the medical team has given up the rescue.
Lin Rui is not an ordinary person. He is a very good young man himself and he belongs to the third stage candidates of S.H.I.E.L.D. He also has a deep relationship with Tony Stark, and Harry Osborn, who is now the head of Oscorp. Hawkeye didn’t know how much trouble Lin Rui’s death would bring to S.H.I.E.L.D., especially if he died in a secret facility of S.H.I.E.L.D.
“Coulson, do you think Tony will let us go?” Hand in-ear, Hawkeye asks Coulson with an ugly face.
“I don’t know, but I don’t think it’s going to be that good.”
Drop ~~ drop~~
Just as the medical team packed up and prepared to retreat, the sound of the ECG monitor that had not been removed from Lin Rui suddenly paused. After a second, it rang again. It detected the heartbeat, Lin Rui’s heartbeat.
“Medics!” Hawkeye, who had a strong observation, discovered the situation for the first time and hurriedly yelled at the medical team that was withdrawing.
Drop ~Drop ~Drop~
Returning to Lin Rui, the medical team watched the faint but firm heartbeat of the ECG monitor. They were shocked. They witnessed a miracle. Then, with the careful movement, Lin Rui was lifted onto a stretcher. Next, he would receive the most advanced treatment of S.H.I.E.L.D. and he will recover.
“Huh! Coulson, it seems that at least we don’t have to worry about Tony taking out the Iron Man Regiment to blow up S.H.I.E.L.D." Hawkeye was relieved to see Lin Rui being carried away.
Just as Lin Rui was chopped by a thunderstrike attracted by Mjolnir and hovering on the verge of death. In New York City, far from New Mexico, Tony is improving his Iron Man Armor in his lab.
“Sir, S.H.I.E.L.D. sent a message.”
“What’s the matter? I haven’t thought about the Avengers Initiative yet. Tell Nick not to worry so much.” Although Tony knows a lot about S.H.I.E.L.D. now, he doesn’t owe them anything. Tony has to think slowly about the Avengers Initiative.
“It’s about Mr. Jackson.” However, the next words of J.A.R.V.I.S gave Tony a little surprise.
“What happened to Jackson? S.H.I.E.L.D. Did those guys find Jackson? Don’t they know Jackson’s relationship with me?" Putting things down, Tony asked curiously. Tony did mention S.H.I.E.L.D. briefly with Lin Rui, but absolutely not in-depth. In Tony’s view, Lin Rui probably only knew that S.H.I.E.L.D. is a mysterious government department.
“S.H.I.E.L.D. recently had a study in New Mexico. Just now, Mr. Jackson joined their research team. This is the message from Agent Coulson.” J.A.R.V.I.S. quickly told Tony about the contents of the mail.
“Oh, yes, Jackson did go to New Mexico to study astronomy. Did S.H.I.E.L.D. also study astronomy there, and how did they recruit Jackson? They don’t want Jackson to join S.H.I.E.L.D., do they? Tony frowned slightly hearing J.A.R.V.I.S’s words.
“J.A.R.V.I.S., send an email asking about their research there. Also, give Jackson a call for me, I want him to pay attention, but I can’t just fool S.H.I.E.L.D. over." Thinking about it, Tony quickly orders J.A.R.V.I.S.
Soon, J.A.R.V.I.S. responded, “Sir, S.H.I.E.L.D. responded that the research belongs to the first level of confidentiality and cannot be disclosed. Mr. Jackson couldn’t get through, but I tracked him down to his location at the S.H.I.E.L.D. experimental base.
“At level one security, You couldn’t get through Jackson. What the hell is SHIELD doing there?" Tony’s eyebrows tightened when he heard from J.A.R.V.I.S. But he couldn’t be sure there was a problem. After all, Lin Rui couldn’t make a phone call if he joined the research group at a level of secrecy.
“Forget it. J.A.R.V.I.S., please pay attention to Jackson’s phone and call him as soon as you can." Finally, Tony can only arrange this.
Tony feels that S.H.I.E.L.D. should not use the first-class experiment to kidnap a talent, which is inconsistent with their identity. But Tony doesn’t know what Lin Rui has just experienced. Coulson didn’t tell Tony about Lin Rui’s near-death experience in order to keep him out of trouble. Otherwise, Tony may send in the Iron Man Regiment to them and Coulson wouldn’t e able to afford the consequences, at least until Lin Rui’s situation stabilizes.
Just after Tony failed to ask Jackson for information, the S.H.I.E.L.D. experimental base in New Mexico. Coulson and Hawkeye were standing outside an intensive care unit and on the other side of the transparent glass lay Lin Rui, still unconscious.
Although Lin Rui’s heartbeat is recovered, his vital signs are still weak. Without the S.H.I.E.L.D. Advanced maintenance system, Lin Rui may die at any time. Now Lin Rui is like a vegetative person, with no other response except heartbeat and breathing. His brain waves are quiet.
“What is the doctor’s diagnosis?” Looking at the comatose young man in the ward, Hawkeye asked Coulson next to him. Although Lin Rui is not dead now, the situation is no better than that.
“Deep coma does not detect any brain activity. There are no physical injuries, only severe nutritional deficiencies, and dehydration. Simply put, vegetative state.” With his brows wrinkled, Coulson spoke of the doctor’s diagnosis.
“It’s really not easy to do! I heard that Tony asked about our experiment, and he also called Jackson’s cell phone. When do you think he’ll find something wrong?" Shaking his head, Hawkeye felt unlucky to put such a thing on the table.
“I can only hope that this little fellow will get better, otherwise I can’t hide it for long. I’ll report this to Director Fury and see what instructions he has. Coulson had nothing to do at the moment. If Lin Rui was a S.H.I.E.L.D. worker, it’s all well settled, but he’s not. He’s just coming to help temporarily.
“That’s the only way, but how much hope does he even have? Even with the best treatment of S.H.I.E.L.D., the chances of him waking up are slim.
“It’s up to him now.”
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