Forty one new years have come and gone (granted, there were a good dozen or more that I either wasn't aware of or didn't care) and as I get older it's impossible not to reminiscence about what accumulated in the year that's past. But there's no sense in just listing the things that have transpired in a year without taking full account of why they were and are important. If you can't determine what you've learned, whether good and bad, then you're missing the chance to improve your life — and believe me, there isn't much life to go around.
Dude, did you see that thing with the names and the numbers and the reflections and the time travel and the scar and the weird glances between people and the cryptic messages and how remember in Riven when it was just like this and this guy thinks that this other guy isn't the guy who he says he is and how there's a bad person who's going to destroy everything and OUCH. I need an aspirin and a shot of whiskey ... Who's ready for this?
You want answers or do you want the truth? I'm sorry, you can only have one or the other, and in the final, two-part season finale you get neither and both. Who is Jacob? What does he do? Well, you will find out but not really find out. You do get a snarky Jack, a timid Kate, a snippety Sawyer, a defiant Locke and a long-overdue fist fight. Be warned, spoilers ahead!
Submarines, time travel and hydrogen bombs; is there anything else one could even want? I say no. In this episode of LOST, "Follow The Leader" the John Locke of Season 1 (the cocksure, egomaniacal Locke - yeah, I said cocksure, shut your face about it) returns, but like so many times before will his new found faith and confidence betray him?
Sadly from the very first moments of "316" when Eloise uttered the words "window of time". I began thinking that perhaps there is a corrolary with another group of 6 time travelers (perhaps the greatest time travel comedy of all time). Alas, there is not. But we've gained more clues into the tightening plot of LOST. It should go without saying (but won't), if you haven't see this episode, read no further.
As if things couldn't get any more confusing on LOST - aside from the time travel without time travel and a dangling hydro-bomb, NOW we have to deal wtih the possibilty that the entire story is a complicated concoction of an insane physicist, to get a girl; either that or its about a knife and a compass.