For a game called Double Agents, the latest Challenge season has found veteran Cory spending a good deal of time flying solo. And through tonight’s incident, his spouse — once again — went MIA. So now that Cory is, once more, a rogue agent, the question is: Who could possibly survive as his partner in crime?
With Cory’s former Real World: Ex-Plosion housemate and Rivals III partner Ashley back into the match as his co-pilot, contestants acquired their first taste of a final assignment in”Smuggle Run,” the most grueling mission thus far. In pairs, players would need to carry a heavy designated capsule over a five-mile obstacle course, although Ashley had already been eliminated once from the game, she played the same as a contestant in control.
“Ashley is just in her element,” Cory said, since Ashley solved a dizzying math puzzle at a split second. “I’m just sitting there like a proud father.”
And through the final leg of the course, it seemed like a win was in the bag for Cory and Ashley. However, Theresa and Jay, who narrowly missed a first-place complete in preceding mission”Agent Down,” came out strong at the last leg and won, departing Cory and Ashley with a silver medal.
But on The Challenge, silver may as well be soot. Theresa, bent on building a huge movement, was decided to pit Ashley against either Nany or Kam in The Crater to ensure that a strong player out of her alliance was eliminated.
It looked like a longshot, but Theresa’s plan worked. After getting Big T and her roundup of rookies on board, Theresa successfully acquired the house to vote Ashley and Cory into The Crater, and upon arrival at the elimination round, Theresa and Jay se