Zach and Emma's mother was supposed to meet her young children Zach and Emma at LAX upon Flight 815's landing, but the plane crashed so the children never came. Emma asks for her after being revived by Ana Lucia just after the crash of Flight 815. Ana Lucia then promises that she will get Emma back home soon. ("The Other 48 Days") Soon after the children are kidnapped by the Others, Juliet mentions to Ben that Zach and Emma have been asking for their mother while under her supervision. ("The Other Woman") Ana Lucia often mentioned to fellow survivors that she had promised Emma she would get her back to her mom.