Fans are defending it “The 100” on Twitter — and so they’re pissed that their favorite character merely dropped ineffective.
The gorgeous latest episode of The CW’s hit sci-fi sequence aired Wednesday — and outraged viewers are already taking to social media to slam the show’s creators for killing off a beloved character.
Spoiler alert: Within the brutal episode titled “Blood Big,” Clarke (Eliza Taylor) shockingly turned in opposition to Bellamy (Bob Morley) — pumping a lethal bullet into his chest. The 2 characters had been among the many many most emotionally linked throughout the sequence, and only some episodes earlier, viewers watched Clarke break down after she thought Bellamy had been killed in an explosion.
Quick-forward to Season 7’s latest episode: Clarke decided to murder Bellamy as a outcome of he appeared sure to surrender the sketchbook that proved her adopted daughter, Madi (Lola Flanery), possessed objects of the Flame in her ideas.
If the sketchbook landed throughout the palms of diabolical cult chief Cadogan (John Pyper-Ferguson) — Madi may be in grave hazard.
Fans are revolting not solely as a outcome of a beloved character died — nevertheless that he was killed by the trigger-finger of his reliable companion. (BTW: Morley and Taylor confirmed in June 2019 that that they had been secretly married in precise life.)
Showrunner Jason Rothenberg tried to defend his willpower to kill off Bellamy by approach of Twitter. With some fans nonetheless apparently experiencing denial, he moreover confirmed that that’s no stunt — Morley’s character was, in actuality, deceased.
“For 7 seasons,The 100 has been a show in regards to the darkish points that humanity will do to survive and the toll these deeds deal with our heroes’ souls,” he tweeted Wednesday night time.
“We knew Bellamy’s demise wanted to go to the heart of what the show is all about: Survival. Who you are ready to protect. And who you are ready to sacrifice,” Rothenberg continued. “His loss is devastating, nevertheless his life and his numerous love for his people will loom large and impact the whole thing that comes after, to the very end of the sequence finale itself.”
He signed off with reward for his former principal man: “We thank Bob for his gorgeous work over these prolonged years and wish him all the simplest in his future endeavors.”
His rationalization did little to comfort fans who shortly declared the deadly plot twist to be worse than the lots lambasted final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
One Twitter person sniped: “I’m previous disillusioned, infuriated, dismayed and dejected. bellamy blake does not deserve this. such an horrible writing and undeniably the worst ending for a season finale that may go down into the television historic previous along with sport of thrones.”
One different former fan rage-tweeted: “If bellamy’s demise was SUCH an essential half of the show, make it a sacrifice. let him die a hero. or at LEAST let him be on good phrases with the people he loves. what was the rationale jason WHAT WAS THE REASON.”
One different offended fan chimed in: “THE MOST RIDICULOUS CHOICE A TV SHOW HAS EVER MADE.”
Lastly, one disillusioned fan of “The 100” summed it up like this: “What a waste of character. Are you in a position to consider construct up a character for 7 seasons merely to flush all their development within the rest room after which kill them off, for a motive that lastly portions to nothing.”