Originally Posted by metaphysician
Nope, just you. I feel no desire whatsoever to inflict rather arbitrary plot events, solely so that he can dress up all in purple.
Not just so he can run around in purple. That doesn't even have to happen. But to have him seperate from SHIELD, off doing his own thing as a badass superhero.
He could become seperate for other reasons - Black Widow being a double agent (later triple) and not trusting them any longer, or something of the sort.