Back in the day, I would write up my fangirlish thoughts on Spartacus and The Vampire Diaries, and to be honest I kind of miss it. I love going back and reading my freakouts and tearful posts about my favourite episodes and characters. I wanted to start doing the same sort of thing for The 100, my favourite currently airing show, and I would normally do this kind of thing on my Tumblr, but I keep forgetting to visit and update so here we are. I might start to bring other shows into the mix at some point but for now this will be a weekly thing for me to SOB AND FLAIL.
I don’t really have a set format or layout, but for this post I’m splitting my thoughts up into characters. Just because. Overall, I didn’t think this was the best episode, purely because it was slower than I would have liked. That said, it did a really good job of setting up several storylines and character arcs, and I’m really looking forward to seeing the next episode tonight.
First and foremost, MY BAAAAAABBBBBBBYYYYYYYY. Clarke wasn’t in this episode a whole lot (that’ll change next episode) but the scenes she did have made me cry. She is bearing the weight of what she and Bellamy and Monty did, as though she is the only one responsible for the deaths at Mount Weather. I need someone to explain this whole TOGETHER thing to her ASAP because I’m in pain and she’s in pain. Clarke is having nightmares and is having sex with people to try to make herself feel better and it’s all so sad.
On another note, she has learnt a hell of a lot of Trigedasleng in a tiny amount of time. I’m impressed.
On another another note, she has chemistry with the pirate guy. Roan? The dude with long hair who’s also on Black Sails. ALSO, if someone from a Starz show can join The 100, can Dustin Clare hurry up and come along, please? Thanks.
He has a girlfriend. I think everyone and their uncle was shocked by this revelation. I don’t really care because I figure that since it was developed off-screen (i.e. not developed at all), it’s going to be used to further the plot and possibly Bellarke’s relationship. I want a Rose/Dimitri “You’re with Adrian.” “But I was meant for you.” moment por favor. Alternatively, “I care about you.” “But you love her.” Both is good.
Now that that’s out of the way, I want to talk about how PRECIOUS BELLAMY BLAKE IS. I didn’t like Kane and Abby pointing out that “he’s come a long way”. Guys. He’s been coming a long way for a long time, way before you two idiots dropped from the sky and started to tell him what to do.
I love his bromance with Lincoln, and I am so glad that they’re on slightly better terms now. THE SPARRING SCENE.
We also saw a lot of Bellamy smiling, which probably won’t happen again for a while so SAVOUR IT WHILE IT LASTS.
SHE IS SO SAD AND UPSET *CRIES* Why does this show have to hurt me? I love how Octavia’s dislike for the Sky people is becoming more apparent now that they’re not fighting for their lives. The past three months must have been really tough for her. Octavia obviously doesn’t feel like the Sky people are her people, nor does she feel like Arkadia is her home. Understandable, since these arseholes locked her up after she was hidden under the floor for years. Her exiting the dropship in the pilot was a rebirth for her, and the ground is her true home.
I JUST LOVE HER SO MUCH.
Raven didn’t have much to do this episode but it’s revealed that she’s pushed Wick away (YES) and she’s been walking around with a bad hip since the Mount Weather incident. She’s such a badass and I love that she basically tells Abby to get over herself. We saw her happy for a brief moment and it was all too much for me. I really, REALLY hope they don’t kill her off. And if they do, I will punch things.
- Monty and Miller: GUYS IS THIS A LEGIT THING BECAUSE I TOTALLY THINK IT IS
- Jaha and Murphy continue to bore the crap out of me. Murphy needs to DIE and Jaha can go and drown himself in the ocean or whatever. Just get off my screen. I hope the other characters get involved with this storyline soon because I think only Bellarke can save this atrocity now.
- Bellarke. I just wanted to say that, that’s all.
- Jasper is also someone whose death I would welcome. This is an interesting depiction of PTSD, and so far it’s going better than Finn’s five minute episode, but still. I dislike Jasper and he was an arsehole before Mount Weather, so he’ll probably continue to be an arsehole forever.
- CLARKE AND SEXY TIMES.
- Ice Nation. We got our first glimpse!! YES!