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The 100 Season 6 Episode 13 Review: The Blood of Sanctum

Andy Sanders



This The 100 evaluation incorporates spoilers.

The 100 Season 6 Episode 13

In contrast to previous season finales of The 100, “The Blood of Sanctum” doesn’t include a way of inevitable tragedy. Sure, the Primes are lifeless and plenty of others died in Sanctum, however for as soon as it doesn’t really feel like that was SpaceKru’s fault. In spite of what Jordan mentioned, whereas there could have been quiet earlier than they got here, there was no peace. Giving voice to injustice will not be the issue, the injustice is. There could have been a slight try to revisit the season 1 crowd panic quandary an episode or two in the past, however The 100’s coronary heart wasn’t in it.

As an alternative, this finale felt prefer it was extra about plot and relationships. Pushing every part ahead to get to the purpose the place the Primes aren’t a risk and organising the ultimate season. In that means, it appears the custom of The 100 season finales could possibly be seen as transitioning from squaring off with a fatalistic ethical quandary to stunning the viewers with a significant twist that units up the following season, going again to the Mount Climate twist, season 4’s time soar and season 5’s new world. It was additionally about saying goodbye to some (ah, the transient glimmer of hope that Abby was okay), and reuniting with others (we deserved each final hug and kiss we obtained, although Raven and Clarke’s mutual grief might need been my favourite.)

Extra so than up to now, this finale embedded questions for subsequent yr’s last season all through its complete runtime. The prospects that Sheidheda’s code has been uploaded to the Eligius, the lingering results of Jordan’s adjustment protocol and his intentions with that thoughts drive (or just his not being happy that SpaceKru lived as much as his dad and mom’ needs), and the concept that there are different planets/moons with different settlements (and much more thoughts drives?) have been all woven in effectively earlier than the ultimate huge thriller involving Octavia, Hope, and the Anomaly Stone.

There are smaller questions everybody must dwell with that I’m wanting ahead to as effectively, ones that tonight’s episode hinted at. Madi clearly doesn’t suppose of herself as Heda anymore for the reason that flame is gone, a change that moved Gaia as effectively. Will they inform the remainder of WonKru, who are actually awake? Does that imply the top of the Grounder faith and a deterioration of their tradition and loyalty? Or would possibly Madi come to see that management might be about extra? Russell was proper to fret in regards to the devotion of the Grounders, and I’m wondering what is going to occur after they study Madi now not has the flame.

Different points of life in Sanctum have clearly poked and prodded at Gaia’s beliefs, like when she noticed the creation of a brand new nachtbleeda. I hope she’ll have the prospect to discover her altering beliefs in addition to no matter Echo’s standing means for the group. Again on Alpha, seeing a girl self-immolate felt so pointless but additionally in step with the season’s theme of non secular fervor. I used to be unhappy to see Daniel’s sister killed so rapidly within the non secular melee, however it is going to be fascinating to see what occurs when those that stay attempt to put the items again collectively.

Octavia has one thing of a prophet in her, the way in which she ran straight on the girl on hearth. She has the fearlessness of somebody who both is aware of it’s not her time but, or is totally snug sacrificing herself. That struggle was fairly good, however the very best moments have been when it was shot from above, with somebody whirling torches. It’s too unhealthy they didn’t have the center to maintain capturing it like that, the way in which they may have on a present like Arrow. As an alternative there have been loads of sped up pictures, and even these at a standard body fee felt rushed, slightly than permitting the beautiful visuals to attain their zenith and easily breathe.

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It was good to lastly see the Blakes again in motion collectively for actual, preventing and teasing each other. The better part is that Bellamy appears to lastly have gotten over his infantilizing view of Octavia. When he says, “facet by facet, prefer it was meant to be,” it’s an indication of him letting go and permitting O to be her personal particular person. She’s definitely earned it – in any case, she was keen to struggle for Gabriel’s individuals when nobody else was.

Octavia’s new sense of serenity is hard-won, although I’m glad she hasn’t had to surrender any of her tough and tumble exterior to attain it. As an alternative, it seems like she’s expanded her empathy and eventually allowed herself some much-needed introspection. And with the addition of the Anomaly Stone and the way in which she’s been discussing religion and destiny, O appears to be becoming a member of Gaia as an unlikely conduit for the present to debate faith.

Some seasons of The 100 tackle a brand new high quality of the style, like Praimfaya being an actual apocalyptic take whereas ALLIE was a extra straight ahead sci-fi plot. All issues Anomaly – and the way in which the Anomaly Stone’s introduced forth some kind of temporal mist – hints that subsequent season will take issues in a extra mystical, paranormal course. Diyoza is, of course, nonetheless alive, although detained by some unnamed “he.” Octavia, once more, appeared oddly serene about the entire thing, nearly like she knew who he was and already knew the stabbing and her obvious return to the Anomaly was coming.

In any case, I’m wanting ahead to attending to know Hope, seeing extra of Diyoza subsequent season, and determining the thriller of Octavia and the Anomaly, wherever and each time it takes us.

Different notes

“We have been explorers as soon as, weren’t we?” – Who’s the lit main on The 100’s writing workers?

Murphy was in uncommon type! Winking, kissing, hamming it up. I’m going to overlook the guyliner most of all.

“The place’d you study to code like that?” “Metropolis of Gentle Group School”

“As soon as extra with feeling.” Raven’s obtained jokes!

The Becca infinity signal lederhosen was really creepy

Octavia’s Angelina Jolie-style Anomaly Stone tattoo would possibly clarify why the nautilus form is throughout Alpha.

Learn extra about Season 6 of The 100 right here.

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