But hear me out. A 10 Things I Hate about You AU where Aurora won’t let Octavia go to prom unless Bellamy is willing to find a “nice girl” to go with and chaparone. Of course, Bellamy refuses bc prom is lame and he’d rather spend the night steaming up the windows of the beat up car he put together himself. Enter Clarke, straight A student, daughter of the school principal, and completely uptight. She’s only gotten in trouble once and even though her parents swear she’s forgiven she’s kept herself under lock and key ever since. All she wants to do is get out of high school without screwing up again and go to college “anywhere but here.” When Octavia comes to her she immediately shuts her down, but when she’s offered enough money to book the plane ticket to Europe she’s been saving up for, how’s a girl to say no? A summer backpacking and having an actual adventure for one night? She can do it. The trick will be convincing Bellamy Blake to commit to someone. Just for a night.