It was the last straw, and it had been a long time coming. The show was The 100, and the characters were Clarke and Lexa. Based on the popular book series that was part of the recent YA sci-fi boom, a trend that briefly set the box office alight before disappearing with a fizzle, The 100 quickly took root in its intended audience. They adored the show, where delinquent teens are the first the return to earth 97 years after a nuclear apocalypse, finding that they, born on ‘The Ark’ (‘sky people’) in space share the earth with those born there (‘grounders’).

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