Right now I'm seriously leaning towards the conclusion that neither Jacob nor MiB are good. Assuming what we learned in Ab Aeterno is true, here's what's happening on the island: Jacob is there to ensure that the "cork" (the island) remains in place, so that the evil (MiB) can't escape. As long as Jacob is around to accomplish that goal, the world is safe.
Now, it's evident by now that Jacob won't die under normal conditions. He'll live indefinitely unless a mortal (not MiB) can be tricked into killing him. So essentially, all Jacob had to do to save the world was to keep the island completely isolated and free of people that MiB can talk into working for him, right?
Well apparently Jacob decides to do the exact opposite. He brings as many p…Read more >