The Eligius Corporation is a mining company that transported prisoners to the Asteroid Mining Penal Colony. The company is from before the first Nuclear Apocalypse.

History Edit

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Throughout the Series Edit

In Echoes, an article titled "Contact Lost With Asteroid Mining Penal Colony" from the West Coast Herald can be seen on one of Raven's monitors as she explains 2048 nuclear reactor technology to Jasper and Monty. This is the first mention of humans living in space farther out than Earth orbit. It was implied that the Eligius Corporation was involved with the penal colony in space as well as mining.

In The Tinder Box, Jackson mentions to Abby that Becca first developed the Nightblood for the Eligius Mining Company to protect against solar radiation for long space missions, in which criminals were put into hypersleep and were given Nightblood to protect them from radiation.

In Praimfaya, Clarke and Madi see a ship land on the ground. On the ship, Clarke see the words "Eligius Corporation", "Cell Block B", and "Gagarin Prisoner Transport".

Notes and Trivia Edit

  • They are the fourth faction introduced.
  • One of their members has been named as Zeke Shaw, and is billed as a "cocky space explorer", who willingly joined a mining mission to uncover the "secrets of the universe".[1]
  • Showrunner Jason Rothenberg teased that the prisoners aboard the Eligius Corporation ship will, at first, be antagonists.[2] Unlike the juvenile delinquents, these arrivals are "real hardened criminals"[3] and will be a threat.[4]
    • The prisoners are from before the first nuclear apocalypse and were in hypersleep.[5]
    • They include: Charmaine Diyoza, a former military strategist;[6] Paxton "Graveyard" McCreary, an enforcer from a powerful crime syndicate;[7][8] and Vinson, a serial killer.[9]

See Also Edit



Sky People

Clarke GriffinBellamy BlakeOctavia BlakeJasper JordanMonty GreenMarcus KaneAbigail GriffinRaven ReyesThelonious JahaJohn MurphyEric JacksonNathan MillerBryanHarper McIntyreZoe Monroe

Mountain Men

Dante WallaceCage WallaceLorelei TsingMaya VieCarl Emerson

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