I realize I've said it almost as many times as Devin has told us he has a daughter, but Devin being HOH AND having the power of veto really might be the most awful thing ever. At least from my perspective.
Let's see... Where do I start? I woke up today to the news that Zach was being considered for the replacement nominee if Devin takes Brittany down. It seems yesterday's little tiff where Devin told him that he didn't trust him was just the start of things to come. Between Devin's determination to put someone out that won't kiss his ass, Frankie being Frankie and talking shit about everyone and especially Zach, and Zach not helping himself at all, unless something drastic happens, he is going up and likely going home.
There was a meeting of the minds of the BS minus Devin and Zach where Derrick and Caleb both talked a lot about keeping everyone together and how it would be stupid for them to start getting rid of their own alliance members. Derrick suggested they get Zach up and awake and tr to get him to talk things out with Devin. Zach, who might be the worst person on slop I've ever seen, hadn't eaten or slept, or drank anything for quite a while, but was raised from the dead to talk to Devin. It. Did. Not. Go. Well.
There were about 4 rounds of conversations/heated discussions. In each one, Devin was Devin and was expecting a bow down to me and apologize for ever having questioned me type-o-thing, and Zach just wasn't having it at all and jumped in between making very little sense and saying things like "I just don't care anymore. Nominate me and send me home." Which made Devin even more determined to do so. Then Zach went back to sleep.
Derrick and Cody worked on pep talking Zach throughout the da trying to explain to him that he just really needed to eat/sleep/suck it up/and tell Devin what he needs to hear at least until after the nomination ceremony. I don't know if any of that really sunk into his head or not.
Between socializing and regular house stuff, the day and night basically alternated between Frankie feeding Devin's want to put Zach up and out, Frakie ratting Zach's secrets to other people in their alliance, and Derrick and Cody trying to rally Zach and get him to save himself. Surprisingly, even Caleb has been trying...to not much avail.
Later in the evening we learned about the new Team America players. In addition to Donny, we also have Derrick and Frankie. I personally am not excited about this twist. It makes Frankie want to Frankie it up for the cameras even more (which I'm not a fan of) and it immediately made the three of them agree that they are in a final 3 alliance. Donny seemed really sincere about his commitment to it, Frankie seemed like Frankie..which means he will probably do the tasks and get the money but not care that much about the alliance in general, and Derrick (who I am the most worried about) was really excited that America likes him and seems sincere at this point about making this alliance and the Team America stuff into his game.
I hate it for Derrick because up until now, he has been playing a nearly flawless game, and I feel like this will screw him over royally. I hope I am wrong though. I really hope this doesn't affect him and he continues to play his own game in addition to Team America tasks.
Speaking of Derrick, this guy has the patience of a saint...or a real parent (yeah I'm looking at you, Devin). He finally managed to get Zach out of bed and put a few bites of food in him in hopes of getting him to rally and try to save himself, but his efforts didn't go all that well and Zach went back to sleep.
Since then, Devin has been going in circles talking to Frankie and Christine about how he wants to put Zach up and out because he thinks he has "gone rogue". Caleb and Cody on the other feed have been chatting about how they don't think that is what is actually happening. They still think Victoria is going up. Sigh...
I am calling it a very early night because one, I'm really tired, and two, I really want to be awake for the veto meeting tomorrow which should bring a LOT of fireworks if Zach is actually put up.
At this point, unless Zach wakes up and rallies tonight or in the morning, I don't see him saving himself, and once he is on the block, he will likely implode and try to expose The Bomb Squad..or at least Devin, and that won't help his case to stay any. It makes me sad, because I really do love Zach for feed entertainment. He is probably my favorite so far this year. I do hate it when they self destruct and give up though. So we shall see what happens. As always, you guys can follow me @ashes2ashes13 on twitter for more overnight updates. Until tomorrow night...