Inhuman Adaptation Challenge is the fourth episode of the web series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Academy.
Ralph Lammie, Jr. is dropped off at an area where he finds a monitor, on which he is greeted by Luke Mitchell. Mitchell presents him with a scenario in which he has been reborn as an Inhuman and must use his abilities to adapt to a situation. He informs Lammie that S.H.I.E.L.D. has dispatched a team to help him but HYDRA is also in pursuit, and that he must complete an obstacle course and retrieve some coordinates to an extraction point, all within six minutes.
Lammie begins with a physical climb to test his physical stamina. Upon completing the climb, he then has to cross a cable 35 ft in the air using only some ropes for balance. Next, Lammie must cross a 40 ft balance beam. Finally, he needs to climb a 30 ft pole and jump to reach the coordinates, which are suspended in the air. He fails the first attempt at the jump, but succeeds on the second with only a moment to spare.
As Lammie is being driven to the extraction point, he receives a video message from Brett Dalton. Dalton alerts him to a car in pursuit, and informs him that he will have to beat his HYDRA team to the finish line while answering trivia questions:
- Which high-powered weapon does HYDRA use in their assault against the United Nations?
- Which member of S.H.I.E.L.D. goes undercover as a HYDRA scientist?
- Who was Grant Ward's mentor in HYDRA?
- Which aging HYDRA leader harvested Jiaying's organs and blood to render his body young again?
- Which famous HYDRA boss did he serve in World War II?
- What did Grant Ward's brother do for a living before his "unexpected retirement"?
For the first question, Lammie guesses that it was a cannon, but the correct answer is a Splinter Bomb. For the second, he answers Jemma Simmons, which is correct, which Dalton dismisses as being "too easy". For the third, he does not know the answer, and Dalton is in disbelief that he does not know it to be John Garrett, asking "who doesn't love Bill Paxton?" For the fourth, Lammie once again doesn't know, the answer being Daniel Whitehall. For the fifth, he confidently answers that it was the Red Skull. For the final question, he answers that he was a senator. Dalton commends Lammie for winning, and advises him to give HYDRA a call when he grows bored with S.H.I.E.L.D.
Mitchell congratulates Lammie for completing the challenge and informs him that he will now play an agent on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Lammie excitedly celebrates his victory.
|Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Academy|
|Recruitment • Sci-Tech Challenge • Skydive Challenge • Inhuman Adaptation Challenge • Commencement|