Clarke & Co. experienced yet another major setback in their quest to save mankind on Wednesday’s The 100, losing their fuel supply after fighting a fierce battle to obtain it.
“There’s not a lot of hope, but Clarke and the gang are still determined to find a way to ride out the radiation,” Eliza Taylor tells TVLine. “There are a couple of people who have hope, but they’re in a pretty hopeless situation.”
Of course, the hour wasn’t a total bust — certainly not for Clarke, who got to squeeze in some serious pillow time with Niylah. But don’t go putting a label on the ladies’ relationship just yet.
“They’re really good friends,” Taylor says of Clarke and Niylah. “They’ve been through a lot, and they find comfort in one another. I think it’s as simple as that, and it’s kind of beautiful.”
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As for Niylah telling Clarke how proud Lexa would have been of her, Taylor says she thinks it’s “nice for Clarke to hear, and it’s not strange. … Niylah really understands how much Clarke loved her.”
Clarke also shared a nice — though considerably less romantic — moment with Bellamy, during which she assured him that things will eventually get better between him and Octavia.
“If anyone else tried to talk to [Bellamy], about this, he’d tell them to get away from him,” Taylor says with a laugh. “Clarke’s been there from Day 1, seeing how he and Octavia are together. She knows how hard this has been on him, and I think he just needed to hear that it’s all going to be OK.”
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