Camp NaNo April – Day 19 recap
I had a good idea for today’s story, but couldn’t pull it off thanks to sleep deprivation and a blinding headache. No fears, though. I’m keeping the idea and will rewrite with better material when I get the chance.
Day 19: threat
This story diverges from canon in season three, episode five. Clarke had a solid plan to get Arkadia out of trouble. She just needed to talk to Bellamy and everything would work out fine. Except that’s not what happened.
Instead he cuffs her to a table, flipping her world upside down. Worse yet, he leaves her alone with Pike who has his own agenda. Clarke’s never seen anyone so drunk on power or with a thirst for revenge that can’t be quenched. Not even among the grounders.
Pike’s opinion of her isn’t much better, considering she’s sleeping with the enemy. That’s treason in Pike’s book. And nothing will change his mind.
Not much happens, although there’s a lot of arguing between the characters. Since it is so short, I’ll give a little glimpse into what happens. This is basically a rewrite of the rest of season three starting with the scene where Bellamy cuffs Clarke to the table. This time, Pike finds her and tosses her into the stockade.
Events diverge even more after that. Bellamy’s loyalties are split further. When Sinclair, Kane, and Lincoln are sentenced to death, so is Clarke. Bellamy doesn’t go to Octavia for help. Instead he makes his own move to save his friends. Luckily the remnants of the 100 still have his back, no matter how angry they are with him.
“You know, Clarke, you were one of my star pupils. You were so willing to learn. Eager. You wanted to know everything. It doesn’t surprise me that you’ve become a strong leader.” Clarke doesn’t say anything. “I can’t figure out what happened, though. Why would you give up your own people?”
Clarke bristles. “I haven’t given anyone up.”
” You stayed in Polis. You’ve sided with the grounders.”
“I stayed in Polis because I could do more good there. Negotiating with the commander.”
“Lexa, right.” He pushes off the wall. “What exactly is your relationship with the Commander?”
She narrows her eyes. “I don’t know what you mean?”
“I mean your relationship. You’re close, right? Friends?” He cocks his head. “More than that?”
“That’s none of your business,” she says through gritted teeth.
“You want to know what I think, Clarke?”
She really doesn’t, but she says nothing.
“I think you have a conflict of interest. You say you’re trying to help your people, yet you shack up with the enemy.”
Her jaw drops. “I’m not shack-”
“In my book, that’s called treason.”
Day 1 – survive
Day 2 – redo
Day 3 – sunshine
Day 4 – fear
Day 5 – inside
Day 6 – share FINISHED!
Day 7 – annoy
Day 8 – guard
Day 9 – Heaven
Day 10 – blood
Day 11 – promise
Day 12 – discover
Day 13 – together
Day 14 – try
Day 15 – experiment
Day 16 – illusive
Day 17 – phone
Day 18 – trust
Handle with Care – share (day 6)