As an alternative of struggling a gradual, excruciatingly painful, and humiliating demise, former The 100 member Finn Collins (Thomas McDonell) was stabbed within the coronary heart by Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor) in a tear-jerking episode of The 100.
So, what introduced in regards to the horrible punishment? Why did the character should go?
Why did Finn should die on ‘The 100’?
The favored character made a grave mistake which led to his inevitable demise. Overcome with destructive emotions, he got down to kill 18 unarmed Grounders.
The woeful act necessitated retaliation, with the Grounders demanding that the Sky Folks hand Finn over, or else, they’d wreak extra havoc. As loyal followers of the present would possibly recall, the brutal step sparked a substantial amount of battle among the many members of the group, with many refusing to honor the request.
Reluctant to trigger extra bother for the Sky Folks, Finn finally determined to sacrifice his life and gave himself in.
The Season 2 midseason finale, titled “Spacewalker,” captured the occasions main as much as his execution — together with Clarke’s determined grappling for management and her final makes an attempt to save lots of him from the dire predicament, if solely someway.
In a heartbreaking scene, Clarke walked as much as Finn — who, by this level, was tied as much as a tree, going through an indignant mob armed with flaming torches — to admit that she was in love with him and to stab him within the chest in a single go.
“Spacewalker” was arrange in order to trace on the risk that Finn’s case wasn’t past salvageable and that his life may nonetheless be saved, which is why the harrowing scene left an enduring affect on most followers.
As government producer Jason Rothenberg described in an interview with Leisure Tonight, the writers have been lengthy planning on killing off the character.
“Sadly, on this present once they die, they’re useless. You come right into a season and you recognize sure issues, and I knew this season that I wished to discover a darkish place with Finn,” Jason advised the outlet.
“The bloodbath was one thing I knew [was going to happen] going into the season, that he was going to should die. Thomas and I sat down and talked about it in New York earlier than we began filming the season, and I knew it was going to be Clarke who did it,” he added.
“The factor that labored so powerfully was it was there your complete episode — they have been arising with methods to not have it occur and considering of one thing that they may do and we have been driving towards that second,” Jason defined.
“The rationale that most individuals are going to be shocked is that in most broadcast applications, somebody saves the day, the heroes determine it out and that’s not the way in which issues roll on this present. We primarily say what we’re going to do,” he advised Leisure Tonight.
Catch new episodes of The 100 each Wednesday at eight p.m. ET on The CW.