Just over a year ago, The 100 audiences everywhere were shocked by the death of Lexa (Alycia Debnam-Carey) in episode 307, “Thirteen.” But no one was as shocked as the LGBTQ community. The community felt the series’ showrunner queerbaited viewers into thinking Lexa and Clarke (Eliza Taylor) –AKA Clexa– would be safe and happy all season, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. As soon as the ladies got to be open about their feelings for each other and consummated their relationship, Lexa was killed by a stray bullet. And not in a creative way or a way that would help propel the story forward, she was just killed for dramatic effect in a way that fell into a commonly used trope.

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