All tagged Bellarke
“Shifting sands” is a phrase used to emphasize the frequently changing nature of something that makes it difficult to understand or contend with. Although this episode features literal shifting sand in the form of sandstorms that happen to be full of shards of glass (nice!), it’s also full of metaphorical shifting sands in terms of characters and relationships.
In the hollowed-out heart of the last remaining fragment of the spaceship he grew up on, Bellamy Blake sucks oxygen into his battered lungs, wraps his hand around a bottle of liquor that has long been empty, looks down at the firestained Earth, and thinks of the girl who died down there so that he could live, up here.