On the other hand, Coulson is the one who is stringing Skye along, pretending to help her on her quest while hiding the truth from her--and now he's enlisted May to string Skye along as well. Maybe they should just level with Skye and tell her, "Sorry. You don't get to know that. End of story." One can hardly blame Skye for obsessing over her quest when they keep tossing her breadcrumbs . . . while keeping the answers dangling just beyond her reach.