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"Buried Secrets"
Mx08 Sun Michael

Missing Pieces
December 24, 2007 (Verizon)
December 30, 2007 (
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Mobisode transcript
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"Buried Secrets" is the eighth Lost mobisode. It features a conversation between Sun and Michael. Jin and Vincent also appear.


Jin is busy with his fishing equipment as Sun looks at him from the jungle. She takes a California drivers license out of her pocket and begins to dig a hole to bury it. At that moment, Michael runs by looking for Vincent. He apologizes for interrupting, and Sun tells him she needed a moment for herself. Michael then sees the license and picks it up. Sun tries to explain that she was going to leave Jin and that she thinks it's her punishment to be stranded on the Island. Michael comforts her by telling her that it will be okay. The two almost share a kiss, but Vincent appears barking before anything can happen, prompting Sun to leave.



Production notes

  • The production code/mobisode number for this mobisode is 105, even though it was the eighth one released.
  • The running time is 03:27.
  • This is the longest mobisode.
  • There is a "making of" article about this mobisode in the "Cabin Fever!" issue of Lost: The Official Magazine.

Recurring themes

Recurring themes
AnimalsBlack and whiteCharacter connectionsChildrenCoincidenceDeathDeceptions and consDreamsEconomicsElectromagnetismEyesFate versus free willGamesGood and bad peopleImprisonmentIsolationLeadershipLife and deathLiterary worksMirrorsMissing body partsNicknamesThe NumbersPairingsParapsychologyParent issuesPregnanciesPsychologyRainRedemptionRelationshipsReligionRevengeSalvationSecrets

Literary techniques

  • As the title suggests, the burying of her drivers licence stands for Sun's attempt to bury her past, i.e. her secret plan to leave Jin and start a new life in America. (Symbolism)

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