The Avengers who have remained in New York are called into SHIELD to give a readiness report. It’s been pushed back a month already due to Tony’s schedule, but even with the advance notice, Bruce can’t calm himself completely with the knowledge that he’s entering SHIELD’s territory.
It’s the animal part of his brain that categorizes things that way, Bruce thinks to himself. Just instinct. All the same, walking through the door feels more illicit than crossing an international border; more deadly, too.( Two Thousand Times One, Chapter 2Collapse )( CatvengersCollapse )