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Source: CBS

'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' Is Letting Eliminated Players Fight to Come Back

By Allison Cacich

After 38 seasons on the air, we can confidently say that there’s no reality competition quite like Survivor. The CBS show always finds new ways to surprise us, and Edge of Extinction pulled out all the stops in its first episode.

Warning: Major Spoilers Ahead! You may want to stop reading if you haven’t caught the premiere of Survivor: Edge of Extinction.

This season, eliminated contestants have the option to either exit the game permanently or take a boat to Extinction Island, an abandoned beach with even less amenities than the main one. According to everybody’s favorite host, Jeff Probst, players who choose to stay will have a chance to return to the game — though how and when is still unclear. 

Despite the uncertainty, Season 38’s first eliminated player, Reem Daly, elected to take up residence on Extinction Island instead of going home. Here’s a quick recap of how she ended up there.