This sixth episode develops a little bit more the three story lines of the season. We have Clarke getting a nice present in the form of the last survivor of Mount Weather, mister Emerson, Jaha & Alie's secret plan and last, but not least, Pike's desire to make Arkadia a superpower. In general, it delivers in all three of them, but at the same time, doesn't advance the story much.
On the first plot development, it's nice to see how the show continues with some interesting questions. Clarke wants Emerson to suffer for his actions, but after her convincing Lexa of forgiving the massacre done by the Ark-people to the Grounders, will she think just of revenge or will she see the bigger picture? It's always harder to think when something/someone is close to us, and the writers and Eliza Taylor do a good job of showing a person unsure of the next step.
Jaha & Alie's plan is the part that probably gets more screen time. If it wasn't clear enough that Alie and the City of Light were bad news, the episode gives more information about what they are planning while keeping a lot of information still hidden, making the viewer wonder about all the tidbits that "The 100" is feeding.
Pike's crazy plan gets the action-part of the episode. Pike and his followers decide to take one Grounder region for them with unexpected consequences. Bob Morley's Bellamy seems to have regressed as a character, though, which is a pity, as he was bringing some interesting nuances to the character. Now he has become more white&black. Probably in future episodes we will see more gray, not just from him but from others too.
All in all, good, but not great episode. Alie and the new tensions with the Grounders are still not as interesting as the Mount Weather threat.
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