Adventurer by Fate

We tried so hard to live in the truth (Ward/Simmons)

When he meets her for the first time, she’s sticking a Q-tip in his mouth to collect DNA and he mentions Christmas.

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Can Only Increase (Ward/Simmons)

When they finally see each other, Jemma can’t say she’s surprised by Grant’s appearance. His hair has grown a little longer, and his once clean-shaven face has darkened with a fully grown beard. She can report back to Fitz later that she had been right about his ability to grow a full beard.

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Ward’s actions are based on his own fears more than a romantic gesture

When Agents of SHIELD first premiered, I rolled my eyes at Grant Ward. We had another stoic ops guy who worked alone, but as the series progressed, the audience learned more about him and how he is slowly becoming a three-dimensional character. Working at an organization such as SHIELD will stretch a mentally healthy agent to the brink of trauma, but they would be able to handle it. However, Ward has had his fair share of trauma, and his motivations for shooting the Clairvoyant are based in this trauma.

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The slow burn is the way to go.

((This a very basic analysis, but probably will lay the roots for something longer or more detailed. SPOILERS FOR AGENTS OF SHIELD AND THE NEWSROOM))

I find I like slow burn relationships between characters. Sometimes, they are done terribly with leaps of interaction or declarations of attraction when only the episode suits it. However, I find that Don and Sloan from The Newsroom are one of the few slow burn relationships that is actually done well, and it made me think of Ward/Simmons.

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 7

I’ll Catch You If You Fall

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 6

Touch

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 5

Drinks and Drinking

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 4

History

((Note: To me, this feels so OOC, but I wanted to write something for today’s challenge, and it was the first plot bunny that came into my mind. Any criticism would be lovely, and I’ll probably re-work it for a later post.))

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 3

Undercover

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Ward x Simmons Ship Week Day 3

Light and Dark

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