So we found out a lot of background information from Across the Sea. I know a bunch of people are complaining up the wazoo about the episode, but I thought they revealed some pretty good answers in this episode. I particularly enjoyed the Adam and Eve scene (but could have done without the flashbacks!).
Anyway, the light is the "heart of the island" and is supposedly representative of life, death, reincarnation, rebirth, etc. And that if anyone gets their hands on it, then the light will go out forever. So is that what everyone (Widmore, the Dharma Initiative, etc.) has been trying to do on the island- harness the power and energy of this light? Or is Widmore trying to protect it, since he was once a part of Richard's group?
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So the MIB has been recruiting people for his army in the war against Widmore. Has he attempted to create a little group of evil freedom fighters before? Rousseau thought that her team was "infected" by the island and ended up killing them all. Could the MIB have been trying to get an army together to kill Jacob and find a way off the island back then?
I guess I just wonder why sometimes Smokey will ruthlessly kill a person, sometimes it's against the rules, sometimes he "infects" them and sometimes he just wants to chat (influence). I think that people near death (Claire, or in Sayid's case-dead) may be more susceptible to the "infection" that will cause them to go completely mad. Or perhaps, being close to death weakens them so that …Read more >
There is a very good chance that we will get to see Sun, Jin, Locke and Jack in the FST hospital. Ben might end up going to the hospital with Locke. Mikhail and Keamy might also be brought to the hospital as a result of their wounds. Any one have any thoughts on this?Read more >