She grinned at the sigh and the exclamation, then finished with the cheesecloth, wrapping it inside another skin and placing it in a pack. At his question, she glanced over at him while she started to transfer the diced rabbit meat into a pot, motioning for him to add the plants. "Remember the story I told you about Manhattan, and the Council's mistaken decision?" She asked, then continued after waiting for his nod. "SHIELD itself, and Fury, has always believed that any civilian casualty is too much. They don't like or believe in collateral damage. A strike like that would be too dangerous to the area, and too many innocent lives would be lost...with no guarantee that the right people would be taken out."