Obviously the Man in Black knows who all the candidates are. So I propose the idea that we have seen him try to kill some of them indirectly before season 6. Let me give 4 examples:
Jack: In 1x05 Jack's dad appears to him. This is revealed to be the Man in Black (and confirmed by Darlton). Jack follows "Christian" to the point where he falls off a cliff only to be saved by Locke. Perhaps the Man in Black was trying to lure Jack off the cliff thus indirectly killing him.
Hurley: In 2x18 Hurley starts seeing his imaginary friend Dave again. "Dave" tried to get Hurley to jump off a cliff claiming that committing suicide in this "fake world in his imagination" would bring him back to the real world. Well I propose that Hurley wasn't seeing his i…Read more >
My first question is this. In season 5 episode 7: The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham, Locke falls down the well and is approached by Christian Shephard who tells him to turn the wheel and move the island. If this was the Man in Black, why did he not just use the wheel himself to get off the island?
My second question is this. Later on in season 5, MIB is in his Locke form with Ben over on Hydra Island but at the same time Christian Shephard is talking with Frank and Sun. How can he be both at the same time?
Any ideas? I get the impression that perhaps Christian Shephard was never MIB after all(and MIB lied in season 6 when he told Jack that it was him who led him to water). Perhaps he was just an manifestation provided by the island? Like …Read more >