The odds were against Nicole though she worked hard to win that endurance competition, but now that she’s lost her chance at power she knows what’s coming. The real question is who will join her.
Once Big Brother After Dark fired up but before the Feeds turned back on we saw the guys gathered around Caleb who was laid out on the couch resting his injured knee (from during the comp). The guys were all agreeing that Nicole would go up but instead of Victoria they wanted Christine with her.
Now I’m somewhat surprised by that. All last week we heard Caleb saying how he wanted to keep the alliance (that hadn’t been an alliance for how long now?) together so they could reach F5 and say they had the biggest group to get that far.
So what happened to make Christine a consideration for nomination? The alliance had already been worried that with Nicole returning there might be an attempt to form an alliance along the sex-line. We saw in last night’s show how Frankie was already paranoid about that so what happened during the comp only pushed that farther along.
Cody told the guys that he could overhear Nicole telling Christine to scoop to the bottom of the pool to get slush and help fill her bowl more quickly. Flashback to 10:29 PM BBT 8/28 to hear Cody retelling the story to Caleb. They took this as the girls working together and that was all they needed to make the pair a set of nomination plans.
Nicole made a push to avoid her nomination when she visited Caleb this morning at 3:30 AM BBT. She tries everything she can including telling Caleb about the Rationale alliance. Nicole swears she isn’t trying to work with Christine considering Christine is the one who betrayed her. Her efforts fall on deaf ears as Caleb immediately retells all of this to Derrick and Frankie.
The alliance’s worry here is that if Christine and Nicole are working together, but they’re not on the block together, then Christine could win the Veto, use it on Nicole, and then a guy would have to go up on the block. They’re not going to take that risk.
There’s no Battle of the Block anymore so Nicole will just have the Veto to try and keep herself safe, but maybe the guys will see this as an opportunity to get Christine out and move ahead with the isolated Nicole still in the game. Could be an exciting week after all!