- "We looked for you. Heard rumors you'd been taken to Shanxi province."
- ―Phil Coulson
Shanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the Northern region of the country.
Imprisonment of Akela Amador
Akela Amador spent four years imprisoned in a copper mine in Shanxi following a failed raid into one of the gulags run by Vanchat.
Phil Coulson, her mentor in S.H.I.E.L.D., heard rumors of her whereabouts and led a team to secure her release, only to find that Amador had already been moved when he arrived.