In the second half Clarke manages to get her mother out of A.L.I.E.'s control. Together they put the flame into Clarke by connecting her to Ontari, the Nightblood. Now knowing how to stop A.L.I.E., Clarke goes to the city of light to shut down A.L.I.E.; but shutting down A.L.I.E. has serious consequences.
Did You Know?
At 20:01, in the City of Light, you can see that Scotiabank is operational in the AI program. See more
As Clark stands before the kill switch which will stop ALIE, ALIE 2 keeps her abreast of the time left before the kill switch will disappear. I timed the final "10 second" warning, 33 seconds of the show, and 15+ seconds of actual time on the space station. Seems she was too late, and the show didn't end that way, they all just dreamed it inside of an AI. Next season will exist inside of a computer. See more
Define Perverse instantiation
The implementation of a benign final goal through deleterious methods unforeseen by a human programmer
The goal isn't every thing Alie, how you reach the goal matters too.