"Passing the Torch"
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©2010 Varèse Sarabande and Michael Giacchino

"Passing the Torch" is an orchestral piece from the Season 6 soundtrack.

Main appearance

Hurley and Jack discuss approaching Locke. Jack confesses his inadequacy and his attempts at letting go. Hurley then follows whispers until he meets Michael in the jungle. The two talk, and Michael sends him to Locke's camp.

Full list of appearances

"Passing the Torch" and its variations play during the following scenes:


After introducing its own theme, the piece moves to Jack's. It ends on the baggage motif.


The theme appears in "Fly By Dire", "The Hole Shabang", "Kool-Aid Claire", "The Last Recruit" and "SS Lost-tanic".

Title significance

During the piece's main appearance, Jack lets Hurley lead the group. Later, he passes leadership more directly.

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