In this week’s episode of Nikita season 3, episode 14, “The Life We’ve Chosen,” Amanda holds Alex hostage and tells Nikita she will release Alex in exchange for Ari. Michael assigns Nikita and Sean to handle the exchange of prisoners, but Ryan adds Owen to the team at the last minute, which makes Michael suspicious. While in captivity, Alex befriends a fellow prisoner named Larissa and vows to break them both out of the jail, which ultimately conflicts with Nikita’s plan, forcing Alex to choose between Nikita and her promise to Larissa.
In season one, the series, featuring action star Maggie Q as the lead, showed Nikita wage a war against Division, the agency that created her. In result, Michael, the trusted man who trained her, ending up being the one forced to hunt her down. She had an ace up her sleeve: Alex, a girl she trained to infiltrate this secret unit of the government. At the end of season one, Nikita and Alex’s relationship had been shattered, and Nikita and Michael’s relationship was restored. Now, Nikita and Michael are on the run with a hard drive containing the government’s darkest secrets and conspiracies. Together, they are going to right the wrongs that Division has committed over the years, one mission at a time. But leading the hunt for them this time is Alex… and she knows all of Nikita’s tricks.
Season 3, episode 14 “The Life We’ve Chosen” airs Friday March 15, at 8pm on The CW. Sneak peek video below: