Keep Hope Alive (Ometepe)
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Francesca was the first to
arrive on Redemption Island. But she would not be alone for long, as
Rob, sensing that Matt is playing buddy-buddy nicey-nice, is too much of
a threat to keep around, working his magic to send Matt to Redemption
Island in a blindside. Tonight, he and Francesca will duel to see who
stays in the game... and who goes home.
NIGHT 5: "I'M SHOCKED. WHY ARE
First, let me say, I'm
Matt admits to be completely
blindsided as he arrives on Redemption Island with nothing more than the
shirt on his back. Feeling like a goober, he struggles to pull himself
together for what may come.
MEANWHILE, BACK AT CAMP...
"Tonight could not have gone
any better." Kristina used her idol. Phillip stayed true to the game.
Rob's first big move went MASTERFULLY. Now he's thinking about Andrea,
who is smart enough to know that she's just been double-crossed.
DAY 6: YOU KNOW WHAT GREENY
WOULD SAY RIGHT NOW...
Or in more lengthy Burnett-Probst
Follow the path to the
arena where you'll compete in a duel.
The winner of the duel
will continue to live on Redemption Island an await your next
The loser goes home,
this time for good.
At about the same time...
the tribes proper get this...
Today, you won't be competing
Choose two who'll get a chance to see...
What happens when you let your guard down
At a place which you don't want to be.
*If you can't reach a unanimous decision, each of
you will pull a stone out of the bag. If you pull out a
tribe-colored stone, you will go on this adventure.
Drawing rocks give us...
Ashley and Andrea. They're going over to watch the duel, while Rob
doesn't want either of them to get smart as to what's going on.
FRANCESCA VS. MATT
"This is the first step in
your journey to get even." Thanks for that, Jeff. Very informative.
Using rope and sticks, you
are to retrieve three sets of keys that will open three locks on your
cage door. The first person to unlock his or her door and pass through
will stay in the game. The loser... is going home. FOR REAL THIS TIME.
Francesca is the first to
retrieve a key. Slow and steady wins the first key. Matt's stick... a
little uneven. Francesca gets her SECOND key. She's one away from
certain victory. Matt, on the other hand, is struggling. Francesca's
stick... BREAKS! This could be a shot for Matt. He gets the first... and
the second... and we are level pegging. It's a horse race, ladies and
gentleman. Francesca has her final key... almost. Matt has HIS final
key... GOT IT! He's unlocking! And a come from behind victory for MATT!
So, here's the deal. Matt
continues to live on Redemption Island rent-free. Francesca, on the
other hand, learns that the price of failure is STEEP, as she is made to
burn her buff in the fire on the way out. As for the witnesses, it is
completely up to them what they share.
Andrea & Ashley return with
news of Matt's victory. Rob's got his work cut out for him with Andrea,
as he tries to gain favor with someone who could very well be a threat.
Rob says that she's still in the alliance. Andrea still has a feeling
that she's in a sticky situation. "I just don't believe him. Deep down,
I'm still really pissed about what they did."
R/I-CHALLENGE: WATER WHEEL OF
JEOPARDY! (for chairs, pillows, tarp,
blankets, and a lantern)
Three members of each tribe
would be strapped to a large wheel. Three other tribe members would spin
the wheel, which would cause one strapped in castaway at a time to be
dunked head first into water. While under water, the castaway would take
water in the mouth, which they would then spit into a tube. Once the
tube was filled, a ball would be released. One tribe member would then
solve a slide puzzle to create a labyrinth. Guide your ball through the
labyrinth in order to win.
Sitting out for Zapatera:
RALPH & SARINA. The other six... even with Julie's... help (?), decide
to throw the challenge. Did their plan work?
... and it turns out that
Rob was so fast that they probably didn't even need to throw it.
BACK AT CAMP... the tribe
oversees the spoils of their victories. Rob thinks that there's a clue
somewhere in the stash, and like a game of "Finders Keepers" gone mad,
everyone's looking for it! Rob finds what he's looking for... underneath
Phil's ass. LITERALLY.
Clue #1 to hidden immunity
Rocks, trees, logs and
Foraging, climbing or maybe digging you'll be,
The idol is near one of the above,
You'll have to explore them all to see.
Translation: the Hidden Idol
is outside. THANKS.
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