My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I was really looking forward to reading this book, and it didn't disappoint. I picked it up yesterday morning and finished it this morning.
The 100--well, there are less now--have been on Earth for 21 days and a lot has happened. They've mourned the ones they've lost, have learned to build, and are trying to survive. But there seem to be other people around. Earthborn people who attacked them and obviously want them out.
Well, that's what they think until they capture a girl called Sasha. She's one of the Earthborn, and as time goes by morphs from prisoner to teacher. She knows this planet better than they do, and can even answer questions relating to their people.
The story is once again written in the shared POV of four characters. Clarke goes through a lot of personal discovery in this one. Bellamy struggles with not knowing where his sister is, and learning to care for someone else. Glass is still on the ship with Luke, but continues to go through heartache. Wells is a natural-born leader who finds a way to get over his obsession with Clarke. But every single character goes through ups and downs as they struggle to trust and understand their individual situations.
OMG. There are so many revelations in this one. I loved the intricate connections that are revealing themselves. The main characters are connected on a much deeper level than first expected. And the flashbacks are still some of the best I've read.
I'm seriously loving this series and can't wait to read the next book! Which is sitting on the desk...