Mister Fandango wrote:
I'm fairly certain May is reporting to Hand, actually. And the last scene was the big red herring; since she was cut off with her communications with May thanks to Simmons pulling the plug, Hand probably assumed May was discovered and captured/eliminated, so she's taking care of business SHIELD style.
It would be nice if it were Fury, of course, but they can't afford to reliably have him play a part in the show. And just constantly using his name and/or pretending to talk to him but never so much as even hearing his voice would get old really, really fast.
Kind of like if they Secret Service agents and were referring to the POTUS every few episodes.