In coincidental LOST fashion, the music box broke at a significant time in Rousseau's life on the island which may reflect her emotions towards someone like Robert.
/The magic box is Rousseau's constant it kept her mind grounded so that she didn't get sick like the rest of her research team. The sickness is caused by ones consciousness flasheing through time as a result of the incident. All the Losties also experienced this phenomenum. --Cassiopea 07:59, October 20, 2010 (UTC)