Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter

Description

The film takes place one year after the events of Captain America: The First Avenger, in which Agent Carter, a member of the Strategic Scientific Reserve, is in search of the mysterious Zodiac.
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Timeline

  • 1937
    In Belarus, a young girl named Anya befriends Dottie Underwood and the pair learn English through movies.
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  • 1937
    Anya and Dottie spar against each other. Anya is not as strong as her friend and is put in a stranglehold. When the school's headmistress nods her head Dottie snapes Anya's neck.
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  • 1943
    Johann Fennhoff was stationed in an army camp for the Soviet Armed Forces. Fennhoff assists in amputating the leg of Ovechkin by using his hypnosis-technique on the soldier, who focused on the memory of a game of chess he had with his mother before he enlisted in the army. As Ovechkin was completely focused on the memory, the surgeons could amputate his leg without Ovechkin feeling any pain.
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  • 1944
    Stark was ordered by General John McGinnis of the US Army to design a gas that would keep soldiers awake for days. However, his experiments failed. The final product, which he named the Midnight Oil, caused symptoms similar to sleep deprivation, anger, hallucinations, and psychosis. Stark decided not to hand it over to the Army. However, General McGinnis had other plans, stealing the gas which his soldiers dropped on the Soviet troops near the German town of Finow, hoping to help them crush the German defenses. The gas turned the soldiers into bloodthirsty savages, and hundreds of them killed each other. A day later, Stark arrived at Finow and saw the carnage. He returned from there distressed and began construction of his vault in his mansion.
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  • 1944
    Fennhoff and three other men are captured by Leviathan and forced to join their organization. One of the men refused and was killed along with his family.
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    1945
    Under the alias Ida Emke, Dottie Underwood dates Howard Stark, who took her to one of his vaults to impress her. Stark told Underwood that he had even more inventions that would impress her in his mansion.
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  • 1946
    Peggy Carter mourns Steve Rogers' death and returns to work for the Strategic Scientific Reserve in New York City. The S.S.R. investigates industrialist Howard Stark, who has disappeared, for apparently selling weapons to US enemies.
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  • 1946
    Stark reaches out to Carter, and asks her to help him clear his name. Before he leaves, he tells her about his formula for molecular nitramine that is going to be sold at a club.
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  • 1946
    Infiltrating the club in disguise, Carter learns that the formula has been weaponized. Carter shows a nitramine bomb to Stark Industries scientist Dr. Anton Vanko, who deduces that it came from a Roxxon Oil refinery.
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  • 1946
    Carter and Stark's butler, Edwin Jarvis, investigate the refinery, where they encounter Leet Brannis. Brannis, who works for "Leviathan", escapes with a truck full of the nitramine weapons. Before leaving, Brannis drops a weapon that destroys the entire building as Carter and Jarvis escape.
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  • 1946
    Peggy Carter searches for the truck with the weapons and learns of its location.
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  • 1946
    The S.S.R. agents interrogate Miles Van Ert, while Agent Daniel Sousa learns of the truck's location as well.
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  • 1946
    Carter and Jarvis find the truck and Brannis. They are attacked by Sasha Demidov who works for Leviathan, the organization that Brannis has betrayed. Carter fights the man, who still manages to mortally wound Brannis. The truck careens off a cliff, and the weapons inside implode. Before he dies, Brannis draws a symbol in the dirt.
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  • 1946
    S.S.R. agents Roger Dooley, Jack Thompson and Sousa later arrive to find woman's footprints and a hotel key.
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  • 1946
    Agent Ray Krzeminski, sifting through the remains of the Roxxon refinery, finds the license plate for Stark's car that Jarvis was using.
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  • 1946
    Thompson and Sousa bring Jarvis in for interrogation, and the former threatens him with revealing a former treason charge to the immigration office. Peggy feigning ignorance botches the interrogation to get Jarvis out, and receives a stern reprimand from Dooley.
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  • 1946
    Jarvis and Peggy follow the sewer system below Howard's vault, through which Brannis took the stolen technology, to the docks where they find the weapons on board The Heartbreak, a ship with Brannis' symbol on it. Jarvis telephones the S.S.R. anonymously giving their location to Sousa, while Peggy fights Jerome Zandow who had been working with Brannis. She and Jarvis are forced to leave Zandow behind as the S.S.R. arrives.
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  • 1946
    While being transported back to S.S.R. headquarters by Krzemenski, Zandow is about to identify Carter as the woman interfering with the Stark investigation, when an unidentified assassin kills them both.
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  • 1946
    The next morning, Peggy comes in to work to see everyone sombre and sullen. She sees the flowers on Krzeminski's desk. Sousa is bothered that the anonymous tip came to SSR directly and thinks it means they were targeted. Dooley addresses everyone, reminding them Krzeminski's death is Howard Stark's fault.
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  • 1946
    After learning that Brannis and the Leviathan attacker, Sasha Demidov, were supposed to have died during the Battle of Finow, Dooley travels to Germany to speak with the Nazi colonel who lead the opposing forces, and though he doesn't learn how Brannis and Demidov survived, Dooley does discover that their Russian forces were seemingly massacred before the Nazis even arrived. With Carter's only job to collect lunch orders, she meets up with Howard, who has secretly returned in the wake of his technology's discovery. Looking at photographs Peggy takes of the weapons, he identifies one of them as the Blitzkrieg Button, which he claims can cause a permanent blackout throughout the city. However, a suspicious Peggy opens the device to find a vial of Steve Rogers' blood. Angry at Howard for lying to her, she hides the vial. Otto Mink, the criminal who smuggled Howard into New York, but was scammed out of his money by Peggy and Jarvis, follows Carter back to her apartment, but he is killed by her new neighbor Dottie Underwood. On the street, Jarvis admits to Peggy that he knew and regrets his part. When she leaves, Jarvis sits next to Howard at shoe shine stand and blames him for taking Peggy for granted. At SSR, Sousa stares at the photo of the mystery blonde from the nightclub then starts coloring the blonde hair in brown. Dooley returns to the office, Thompson reports that one day after the non-battle a plane landed at the nearby airport and that Howard Stark was one of the passengers. Dooley smells conspiracy. Back at the Griffith, Peggy cranks up her radio and starts hammering away at the plaster in her walls. Next door, with Mr. Mink dead under Dottie bed. Peggy hides the Blitzkrieg device with Steve's blood inside in her wall behind a painting. At SSR, Dooley is reviewing the files when suddenly the long-range typewriter starts tapping.
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  • 1946
    Peggy's neighbor Dottie begins her day with rigorous sit-ups. Then she puts on a giggly face and has breakfast with Peggy. Dottie "accidentally" knocks over Peggy's purse and swipes her keys. Jarvis finds Peggy at a newsstand and tries again to apologize. Peggy is still angry at Howard Stark for using her to get Steve's blood. Jarvis asks if she honestly thinks her male colleagues will ever give her a chance. At SSR HQ, it's a beehive of activity following the long-range typewriter spitting out a message. A code breaker is having no luck with it, but Peggy decodes it quickly and finds map coordinates and a message setting a time to exchange a purchase. It references Leviathan and a havoc reactor. The message ends with saying the payment is for Howard Stark. Peggy has to argue with Chief Dooley to get to go on the mission to Russia, where she spent three years during the war. Agent Thompson argues against her going, and Dooley is about to agree. Peggy suggests she can get the 107th regiment, who know the terrain better than anyone, and Dooley agrees to let her go if she can. She does with one phone call. Dooley sends her in a team with Thompson and two other agents to the map coordinates she deciphered. Arriving there and teaming up with the Howling Commandos, led by Dum Dum Dugan. They find a Soviet military complex which seems to be a training site for children to infiltrate the United States as sleeper agents. Back in New York, Agent Dooley meets with a reporter to learn more about the Battle of Finau, in which 247 Russians died. He says Stark was there for the clean-up. He picked a fight with General McGuinness and lost badly, but McGuinness resigned a week later. McGuinness died a few months ago. A week after that, Stark cut all ties with the army and walked away from a huge contract. He suggests SSR doesn't have the full story about Howard Stark. During the mission, she and Thompson reach an understanding as she proves her value in the field, and helps Thompson deal with his own insecurities with being back in the line of fire. Back home, Dottie revealed to be a product of the same training site breaks into Peggy's apartment and finds the photos she took of the inventory of Stark's weapons, Dooley realizes there is more to the manhunt against Stark, and Sousa begins to suspect that the mysterious blonde might be Peggy.
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  • 1946
    At SSR, Ivchenko tells Agent Dooley about Leviathan. Peggy peppers him with questions about the young girls trained to kill until Dooley hauls her out of the room. She thinks one of those girls grew up and killed Agent Krezminski. The gun that was used was Russian, and small, best suited to a woman's grip. A woman is also the most plausible explanation for how Howard Stark was manipulated. Dooley shocks Carter by telling her to investigate her hunch. Peggy and Jarvis investigate the women that Stark has been involved with over the last six months, believing that a female Leviathan operative may have been used against Stark and to kill Krzeminski, but their search is unsuccessful. Sousa reveals to Dooley that Carter is an apparent traitor, and all agents are tasked with tracking her down. They eventually corner her and Jarvis, but Carter fights them off. During the commotion, Dr. Ivchenko, who is actually working for Leviathan, hypnotizes Agent Yauch, who reveals that only Dooley can access Stark's weapons. Yauch shows Ivchenko how to get out of the S.S.R., before Ivchenko forces him to commit suicide. Peggy retrieves Steve's blood from her apartment. As she tries to escape the building, she is knocked out by Dottie, but not before realizing that she is the Leviathan operative. Dottie is about to kill Peggy when Thompson and Sousa arrive. She feigns ignorance, and the agents arrest Peggy.
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  • 1946
    Peggy undergoes interrogation by her former colleagues at the S.S.R. After some time Jarvis appears with a signed confession from Stark, in which he promises to surrender if Peggy is released without charge. Jarvis then confesses to Carter that the document is fake, and she is angry at him for ruining her chances of release. However, Carter spots Dr. Ivchenko communicating in Morse code with Dottie across the street. Carter decides to reveal the truth to Dooley, Sousa and Thompson in order to gain their trust and stop an impending attack. Dooley eventually decides to trust Carter and dispatches Sousa and Thompson to find Dottie while he watches over Dr. Ivchenko. Alone with Dooley, Ivchenko manages to hypnotize him and has him lock Jarvis and Carter in an interrogation room. Ivchenko and Dooley then head to the S.S.R.'s labs to steal an item from the collection of Stark weapons. Meanwhile, Sousa confronts Dottie, but she manages to escape, killing another S.S.R. agent in the process. Ivchenko, now in possession of one of Stark's weapons, hands Dooley an experimental armor vest to wear. Ivchenko then leaves the S.S.R. and is picked up by Dottie. Thompson frees Carter and Jarvis, and the three of them find the hypnotized Dooley in his office wearing the vest. They manage to rouse him, but Jarvis reveals the vest is temperamental and will explode with no way to deactivate it. Left with little choice, Dooley steals Thompson's sidearm, shoots out a window, and jumps moments before the device detonates, killing him but leaving the S.S.R. offices mostly intact. Having escaped from Sousa and Thompson, Dottie arrives at a crowded cinema with a baby carriage containing a gas cylinder, which she activates before leaving and locking the door behind her. The gas makes many in the audience begin to cough loudly before they become maniacal and begin to attack each other violently. An usher arrives with some latecomers, unlocks the door and reveals the entire audience is bloody and dead, causing the usher to scream.
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  • 1946
    Following the massacre at the cinema, Howard Stark enters the S.S.R. where he reveals to Peggy Carter, Edwin Jarvis, Jack Thompson, and Daniel Sousa that the gas in question was the Midnight Oil which was a failed experiment that was used to kill the Russian soldiers with Johann Fennhoff, Ivchenko's real name, a survivor bent on revenge. Hearing that Howard Stark has been exonerated, Fennhoff orchestrates Howard's capture at a press conference and brainwashes him to distribute the Midnight Oil on Times Square from the air during V-3. Arriving at Howard's location, Jarvis follows a brainwashed Howard into the air while Peggy fights Dottie which ends with the assassin falling out the window. Fennhoff knocks out Thompson and tries to brainwash Sousa only to be defeated by him since he was wearing earplugs. After Howard was broken free from the brainwashing, Johann was gagged and arrested while Dottie is shown to have gotten away. After leaving the S.S.R., Howard give one of his penthouses to Peggy and Angie to live in, Peggy learns from Jarvis that Howard decided to destroy his inventions as he gives her the vial of Steve's blood. Peggy later dumps the vial's contents in the river, finally able to move on with her life. Meanwhile, at a prison, a special gagged Dr. Fennhoff meets his cellmate Arnim Zola who gives the Russian scientist a pencil and paper so they can exchange ideas.
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  • 1947
    Chief Jack Thompson and Agent Peggy Carter of the SSR apprehend Soviet spy Dottie Underwood. Newly appointed Chief Daniel Sousa of the Los Angeles SSR office meets with Detective Andrew Henry, who has discovered a woman's body in a frozen lake during a heat wave. Sousa, doubting his inexperienced subordinates, asks Thompson for backup—Carter is sent. An autopsy shows that the body glows in the dark, likely caused by Isodyne Energy's particle accelerator. Carter learns from Isodyne scientist Jason Wilkes that the woman was a physicist there who had an affair with Isodyne owner and prospective senator Calvin Chadwick. Underwood is taken into FBI custody, with Thompson's mentor Vernon Masters warning him that the SSR will soon be replaced by a new, peace-time organization. Henry attempts to kill Wilkes, but is killed himself by a police officer; Henry and the officer were hired to cover up the murder by Chadwick and his actress wife Whitney Frost following the former's affair.
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  • 1947
    Calvin Chadwick meets with the secretive Council of Nine, who shut down his Zero Matter program due to its seeming lack of results, and want him to focus on his senatorial ambitions. Chadwick informs Frost, who is the true brains behind the program while struggling with her acting due to sexism in Hollywood. Jason Wilkes meets with Peggy to help with her investigation, though he is hesitant to turn on Isodyne the only company willing to hire him as a black man. Wilkes explains that Isodyne had attempted to replicate the success of the Manhattan Project and in doing so had discovered Zero Matter. The frozen woman must have come into physical contact with it, though its effects are not limited to that. Carter and Wilkes agree to steal the Zero Matter, but at Isodyne find Council agents destroying the program. Wilkes gets to the Zero Matter, where he is confronted by Frost, who is there to steal it herself. They are exposed to the substance in the ensuing scuffle, leaving Wilkes presumed dead and Frost having absorbed Zero Matter.
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  • 1947
    At Frost's behest, Chadwick frames Wilkes as a communist spy who had infiltrated Isodyne and attempted to destroy it. Thompson comes to Los Angeles to 'clean-up' the situation at the invitation of Masters, and when Peggy enlists the help of Howard Stark to investigate the Arena Club—whose membership pin was borne by the Council agents and discovers but is unable to prove that the Council has blackmailed Chadwick's senatorial competitor into dropping out of the race, Thompson sends her home. Peggy 'misses' her flight, and after confronting Frost unsuccessfully, is attacked by a Council hitman, barely fending him off. Investigating a gravitational anomaly around Carter, Howard discovers Wilkes alive but temporarily invisible and non-corporeal, and goes in search of his mentor for help in restoring Wilkes's physical body. Frost accidentally kills her sexist director with her new Zero Matter abilities, and Masters introduces Thompson to Chadwick to celebrate the latter's now guaranteed-senatorship. Thompson realizes that Carter was right.
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  • 1947
    Peggy and Jarvis kidnap Hunt in an attempt to learn more about the Council. After getting names of members of the Council and locations of transcripts of their meetings, Peggy and Sousa prepare the SSR to infiltrate the Arena Club, but are stopped by Masters. They let a bugged Rufus Hunt escape, and he attempts to blackmail Chadwick in exchange for protection. Displeased with the mess he was causing, Frost absorbs Hunt, revealing her abilities to Chadwick.
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  • 1947
    Dr. Wilkes becomes drawn to the Zero Matter in a sample of Scott's body, and temporarily regains his physical body while discovering the location of Scott's after absorbing the small amount of the substance. Carter and Jarvis attempt to steal Scott's body, hoping that the rest of the Zero Matter within it will restore Wilkes permanently, but arrive to see Frost taking the Zero Matter for herself, before convincing Chadwick to help her steal an atomic bomb from the Council so she can replicate the original discovery of Zero Matter. They seek help from Frost's ex-boyfriend Joseph Manfredi, a crime lord, who gives them men for the job in exchange for Chadwick's influence in the media. Peggy, Jarvis, Sousa and some SSR allies break into the Roxxon facility holding the bombs and disable them before Frost can reach them. Peggy confronts Frost but is seriously injured, as Sousa helps her he accidentally reveals to his new fiance that he is in love with Carter. Dr. Wilkes comforts Carter as she recuperates, until his form appears to fade away.
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  • 1947
    Desperate to stabilize himself before he is completely drawn away, Dr.Wilkes designs a containment chamber for himself, but requires more Zero Matter. Peggy realizes that Frost is now the only source of Zero Matter, but is still too injured to get it herself. Instead, she breaks Underwood out of prison, sending her to one of Chadwick's charity events with Jarvis. The event is a cover for a Council meeting, with Chadwick having convinced them to see Frost they usually never speak with outsiders, let alone women. Masters and Thompson are also at the event, Jarvis distracts Thompson while Underwood collects the Zero Matter from Frost, using a device designed by Wilkes. Sousa accidentally reveals to Carter that his fiance left him due to his feelings for her. Dottie eavesdrops on the Council meeting, watching as Chadwick betrays Frost and has her restrained. Frost destroys Chadwick and half of the Council, and proclaims herself leader of the remaining Council members. Masters and Thompson capture Underwood for Frost.
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  • 1947
    Frost and the Council cover up her murder of Chadwick and the other Council members, and Frost makes Manfredi her second-in-command. With the help of Jarvis's wife Ana, Wilkes uses the Zero Matter and containment chamber to restore his physical form, though he knows he cannot leave the chamber for long. Masters tries to interrogate Underwood, before Frost reassigns him to finding the uranium that Peggy and company stole from the Roxxon bombs. Frost interrogates Dottie herself, using her abilities, and learns that Carter wanted the Zero Matter because of Wilkes and his condition. Frost sets a trap, luring Peggy and Jarvis away from Wilkes. Masters attempts to get Sousa to cooperate in getting the uranium, and when he refuses, has men attack him at home, forcing Sousa to take leave Masters takes over SSR L.A. Frost and Manfredi kidnap Wilkes, with Frost hoping to help and study him. To slow down Carter's pursuit of them, Frost shoots Ana, and while Carter and Jarvis are focused on saving Ana, Underwood escapes.
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  • 1947
    Frost tells Wilkes that if he accepts the power of the Zero Matter within him then he will be able to control it. Peggy and Sousa meet with Frost, giving her fake uranium in exchange for Wilkes. Frost soon realizes the ruse, and pursues them. Wilkes, learning to control his abilities and change between corporeal and non-corporeal states, turns on Carter, demanding that Sousa reveal the location of the real uranium. Sousa directs him to a vault at the SSR. Ana survives surgery, but loses the ability to have children. Thompson overhears Frost telling Masters to retrieve the uranium, but is incapacitated by Masters. Peggy and Sousa join Thompson, and, along with Jarvis and a new gamma cannon courtesy of Howard, travel to the Isodyne atomic testing area. Wilkes is sucked into a rift created by the now armed atomic bomb, but the cannon closes the rift and returns Wilkes, now full of Zero Matter. A revenge-seeking Jarvis shoots Frost, but she survives due to her Zero Matter. Jarvis and Peggy are taken hostage by Manfredi's men.
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  • 1947
    Peggy and Jarvis escape capture while Thompson and Sousa return to the SSR. Manfredi sets up a new lab for Frost in an abandoned facility, where she begins trying to take all of Wilkes' Zero Matter for herself. Thompson convinces Masters to use the gamma cannon against Frost, then visits Frost, warning her of Masters' treachery and offering to turn on him in exchange for a seat on the Council. Thompson then turns on Peggy and Sousa, delaying them, as he actually intends to remote detonate the cannon to kill Frost, Masters, and Wilkes. Thompson turns Masters over to Frost, but the SSR manage to jam his detonator signal before he can detonate the cannon. Peggy tries to get Wilkes out of the building, but he refuses to leave knowing what he has become. Thompson holds the others at gunpoint until his signal is un-jammed, though Peggy is still unwilling for Wilkes to die. As Frost begins killing Masters, he notices that the cannon is being activated. However, Wilkes finds them then, and unleashes all the Zero Matter from within himself.
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  • 1947
    Frost absorbs the Zero Matter released from Wilkes, who is rescued by Peggy, as Howard returns and aids in their escape. Thompson finds in Masters' possession a supposedly incriminating file on Carter and a secret Council key. Manfredi becomes concerned with Frost's behavior, and her new obsession with opening another rift, this time with a machine of her own design. He meets with Stark—an old friend of his—and the others, and agrees to distract Frost while Peggy and Sousa photograph the blueprints for Frost's machine, which Howard and Wilkes build themselves. They open a new rift, and Frost is drawn to it. They use the gamma cannon to knock the Zero Matter from her, into the other dimension. Frost is left insane from her time controlled by the Zero Matter, and is placed in a mental asylum. Thompson gives the secret key to Carter, who is convinced to stay in Los Angeles to be with Sousa. Thompson prepares to return to New York, but is shot in his hotel room. the shooter takes the file on Peggy.
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  • 1948
    Peggy Carter works for Agent John Flynn. She gains intel of the location of the criminal organization known as Zodiac.
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  • 1948
    Carter infiltrates the Zodiac base, takes out the Zodiac members single handed and is able to retrieve the serum.
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  • 1948
    Agent Flynn reprimands Peggy for not going through the proper procedures.
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  • 1948
    Howard Stark recruits Agent Carter to co-run the newly created S.H.I.E.L.D..
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