Originally Posted by Hyde
I guess this could be the Hawkeye thread, lol.
He wouldn't abandon it. If he left SHIELD he would still be a hero; a hero fighting to stop HYDRA. That's common sense. Sorry but I just don't see how your situation would make sense given what we know about Cap 2.
Its called "cleaning stuff up" rather than "killing it." Abandoning SHIELD only makes sense if you take the position that it shouldn't have existed in the first place.