The 100 ― “Pilot” 1x01It’s been 97 years since a nuclear apocalypse killed everyone on Earth, leaving the planet simmering in radiation. Fortunately, there were survivors. Twelve nations had operational space stations at the time of the bombs. There is now only the Ark, one station forged from the many. We’re told the Earth needs another 100 years to become survivable again. Four more space-locked generations, and man can go home, back to the ground. The ground, that’s the dream. This is reality.
When you don’t have anybody to take care of you, then you could go both ways: You could do whatever you want, or you could take charge and be your own parent.
[Sam] was thrilled, when I spoke to him, to be back home in west London, which he loves. “You can live an anonymous life here in a way that you can’t in Los Angeles.”
Bravery happens to different people in different ways. I think it could be as simple as saying what you mean. It could be as simple as being honest with who you are or who you love. I think it doesn’t have to be some courageous act where there’s a movie score in the background. I think bravery can happen in little tiny doses everyday.