Tonight’s two-hour Season 5 premiere of Agents of SHIELD, “Orientation,” featured a big twist at the mid-point and then followed that up with another doozy as it came to an end. IGN attended a press event to talk to the cast about the big developments.
Warning: full spoilers ahead!
The team found themselves transported into space for unknown reasons by way of yet another weird, teleporting liquid-pillar. It wasn’t until the team explored the space station, called the Lighthouse, that they realized they were also in the far future and the Earth had been destroyed. The Lighthouse was drifting in space just outside the remains of Earth, close enough that chunks of debris and even a school bus could be seen floating by.