Robert Gonzales was a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent active before the supposed death of former Director Nick Fury at the hands of Hydra. Following S.H.I.E.L.D.'s dissolution, Agent Phil Coulson reformed the organization with himself as its new director. Gonzales was appalled by Coulson's actions as director, needlessly endangering the lives of his agents such as Isabelle Hartley and Antoine Triplett. Believing Coulson to be unfit to lead S.H.I.E.L.D., Gonzales assembled a faction of former agents such as Bobbi Morse and Anne Weaver for the purpose of removing Coulson as director.[1]

Gonzales and Coulson later came to an understanding; Gonzales aided Coulson's team in infiltrating Hydra's Arctic base to rescue Enhanced prisoners in exchange for Coulson unlocking Nick Fury's Toolbox for him. Upon unlocking it, Coulson revealed that Fury was alive.[2]

After the Avengers defeated Ultron, Coulson reorganized S.H.I.E.L.D. by having Gonzales' board accept him as director while remaining his advisers. Gonzales later became S.H.I.E.L.D. emissary to the Inhuman leader, Jiaying. Weaver provided him with his "insurance policy", which was a box containing a Chinese necklace, previously recovered from Daniel Whitehall's office, as a peace offering. However, Jiaying betrayed Gonzales, smashing a Terrigen crystal containing Diviner metal, unleashing the mist that slowly petrified Gonzales. He pulled a handgun from his jacket and attempted to use it, but couldn't. His last words were, "You'll start a war." Jiaying then took the gun from his hand and shot herself in the left shoulder twice, using it to the effect to make it look like S.H.I.E.L.D came for a fight.[3]


Impaired Mobility: Gonzales suffers from old injuries to his right leg, severely hindering his movements.


Walking stick


9mm pistol

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