|“|| Kane: What are you trying to prove?
Octavia: What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
|— Survival of the Fittest|
Kane and Octavia is the relationship between Marcus Kane and Octavia Blake. They are portrayed by starring cast members Henry Ian Cusick and Marie Avgeropoulos, and debut in the tenth episode of Season Two.
Kane and Octavia first meet at some point between Human Trials and Survival of the Fittest. In the latter mentioned episode, Kane realizes Octavia is the only thing currently keeping the Sky People-Grounder alliance together. He asks her to be a spy but she declines. Octavia saves Kane's life numerous times, both in Resurrection, when she and the other seconds rescue Kane and Abby from the ruins, and in Blood Must Have Blood (Part 2), when she undoes his cuffs after entering the Mount Weather dorm. In the third season, Kane and Octavia trust each other much more deeply. While Kane operates a resistance against Pike within the walls of Arkadia, Octavia relays him information on the grounders.
Throughout the Series Edit
Kane and Octavia are first seen interacting in Survival of the Fittest, Kane offers a grounder a gun and is shocked to see the grounders seem afraid of them. Octavia tells him that they are afraid of guns. She tells him that according to legend if a grounder picks up a gun and uses it even to kill another grounder, Mount Weather will wipe out their enter village. Kane remarks to a guard beside him they don't know nearly enough about these people. The guard then informs him that [Octavia] certainly does. Later, when Octavia finally convinces Indra to let her fight against Fio. Kane tries to tell Indra to stop once Fio knocks Octavia down. After Indra finally tells Fio to stop, Kane picks up and Octavia and helps walk to medical. He asks her what she was trying to prove and she tells him "what doesn't kill you makes you strong."
After the grounders have brought back food. Kane goes to sit next to Octavia, he is aware she is the reason the alliance is so far not failing and she tells him not to screw it up. Aware that Octavia is now Indra's second, Kane asks her to be a spy. Octavia seems offended by this and despite Kane's claims that it is looking out for people, declines and goes to sit with Indra.
In Blood Must Have Blood (Part 2), after the irradiation of Mount Weather, Octavia enters the dorm. Kane, who is chained to the wall tells her to get the keys from the guard. Octavia retrieves them and undoes his cuffs first, freeing him.
Notes and Trivia Edit
- The writers considered making Kane be Octavia's father but decided not to.
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