For a show premised on the idea that in the year 2077, a terrorist group known as Liber8 traveled back in time 65 years to 2012 in order to prevent big corporations from rising up and controlling government and the entire world, CONTINUUM’s third season really throws a wrinkle into the rules of time-travel.
When we last saw our heroes and villains in the Season 2 finale, Alec Sadler (Erik Knudsen) had just watched his girlfriend Emily aka Maya (Magda Apanowicz) be killed. Faced with the choice of allowing Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols) to return to her time in 2077 or taking the risk of creating a time-loop, Alec barely hesitated. He may trust and feel loyalty to Kiera, but his love for Emily was not going to be constrained by the laws of time and physics – if Alec could save Emily, he was going to. So Alec stole Kiera’s last chance at getting back to her time and jumped back in time to a point where he would be able to save Emily’s life.
Season 3 of CONTINUUM returns with Kiera seemingly stuck without a way to get to Alec and fix the damage he has done, nor can she return home to her time where her son awaits her. [Read more…]