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Sir, we’re wasting time. Removing the one hundred from the population only buys us another month. Engineering needs more than that to fix those systems, if they can fix them at all.
— Commander Shumway to Kane [src]

Commander Shumway was a recurring character in the first season. He was an Officer on The Ark, and a loyal servant of Diana Sydney.

Throughout the series Edit

In Pilot, after Chancellor Thelonious Jaha was shot, Commander Shumway approached Marcus Kane and told him that Bellamy was the shooter. He then tried to convince him to go along with his plan to shrink the Ark's population, but Kane decided to wait.

In, Twilight's Last Gleaming, he informs Kane that Abigail Griffin had hacked the Ark's video systems to play her husband's video.

In a flashback in His Sister's Keeper, at the Masquerade ball, he was present for the ID check-up, and caught Bellamy trying to smuggle Octavia out. Bellamy asked him as a fellow guardsman to overlook his deceit, but Shumway told him that he wasn't a guardseman yet and implied that his rank was too low for such a favour. Octavia was put in jail and their mother was floated. A year later he came to the now
His Sister's Keeper 091 (Bellamy)
demoted janitor Bellamy offering him a deal; shoot the Chancellor and get a seat on the 100 dropship.

In Day Trip, the Delinquents are all sent to talk to their parents. Dax is sent and before being able to speak to his mother, Shumway appears. He tells Dax to kill Bellamy and his mother will get a spot on one of the dropships. Dax is set to do the task but later fails. Bellamy then informs Jaha who hired him to kill him. Shumway is arrested and sentenced to death. While being kept in his cell, Shumway is confronted by Diana Sydney who has him killed and stages it to look like a suicide.

Physical appearance Edit

Shumway had black hair and brown eyes and was of Asian descent. He had a lean muscular physique and appeared to be in his mid-thirties.

Personality Edit

Shumway was a dedicated solider who followed orders of his superior Officers. He had a conniving personality that he used to influence others to break the laws of the the Ark.

Appearances Edit

Season One
Episode Appearance Status
Pilot Appears
Earth Skills Absent
Earth Kills Absent
Murphy's Law Absent
Twilight's Last Gleaming Appears
His Sister's Keeper Appears
Contents Under Pressure Absent
Day Trip Appears
Unity Day Absent
I Am Become Death Absent
The Calm Absent
We Are Grounders (Part 1) Absent
We Are Grounders (Part 2) Absent


Gallery Edit

Notes and Trivia Edit

  • He was presumably the highest ranking Ark Guard.
  • He gave the gun to Bellamy to kill Jaha but, the assassination attempt by Bellamy was unsuccessful leading to Shumway's death by Diana Sydney.
  • Shumway assigned Dax a task to kill Bellamy but, the assassination was also unsuccessful.
  • Both of Shumway's assassination attempts were unsuccessful.

See Also Edit

The 100 Characters
Main Characters

Abigail GriffinBellamy BlakeClarke GriffinFinn CollinsJasper JordanJohn MurphyLincolnMarcus KaneMonty GreenOctavia BlakeRaven ReyesRoanThelonious JahaWells Jaha

Recurring Characters

AtomAnyaBeccaBryanCage WallaceCarl EmersonCharles PikeCommander ShumwayDante WallaceDavid MillerDiana SydneyEchoEmoriFoxHarper McIntyreIlian‎IndraJacapo SinclairJacksonJake GriffinJohn MbegeJonesKyle WickLexaLorelei TsingLunaMajor ByrneMaya VieNathan MillerNykoOntariSterlingZoe Monroe

Minor Characters

ArtigasAurora BlakeCallie CartwigCharlotteConnorCuyler RidleyDaxDelanoDerekDiggsDrewGlen DicksonGustusKeenan MykulakMadiMelMylesNygelOsiasOtanPascalRedReese LemkinRoma BraggSiennaTor LemkinTrinaTristanVera KaneZoran

Deceased Characters

AdenAurora BlakeA.L.I.E.AnyaArtigasAtomBeccaCage WallaceCallie CartwigCarl EmersonCharles PikeCharlotteChrisCommander ShumwayConnorCostiaCraigCuyler RidleyDante WallaceDavid MillerDaxDerekDiana SydneyDiggsDrewFinn CollinsFoxGideonGina MartinGlen DicksonGustusHannah GreenIlianJacapo SinclairJake GriffinJasper JordanJonesJohn MbegeKeenan MykulakLeeLexaLincolnLorelei TsingLunaMajor ByrneMaya VieMylesNiaOntariOtanPascalPeri GordonQuintRedRichardsRoanRoma BraggSemetSgt. ScottShawn GillmerSterlingTitusTrinaTrisTristanTor LemkinVera KaneVincentWells JahaWhitmanZoe Monroe