Originally Posted by ibavly
Also if he went with a guys alliance the girls wouldn't be bitter at him because he was never with them and would be bitter at alicia.
There has to be more to him than what we saw in the edit. Weak people who just sit around and insult people all day do not get the kind of power that he had.
If Colton doesn't get taken out we have to assume that Christina is the final pre merge boot.
I think at the time of the merge Jay, Mike and Troyzan were all happy with their NuSalani alliance. Other than Jay, Colton didn't have strong relationships with them and it would have taken a lot of convincing, especially for Mike to reform the men's alliance. Seeing the numbers I think Alicia would be happy rejoining as the 5th member of the women's alliance. Seeing Monica and Christina go home would clue the women into the fact he wasn't with them and that he was NuManano's power player. Everyone also knows he has the idol and Kim no doubt would lead the charge to see it flushed.
So in the hypothetical of Colton making the merge he has a lot of work to do in order to survive the first couple of boots. His best chance would be to correctly use the idol and take out Kim, who in exit interviews revealed he was planning to take to the final 4. After that it wouldn't take long for the women to see what a despicable human being he is and if he managed somehow to get to the F3 I think they would have given the money to any other person.