Executive producer Damon Lindelof reveals that the show was never about escaping the Island, but rather staying on it. Based on that tiny clue, we present a few guesses as to how the story will play out for five key castaways when all is said and done
We like how Matthew Fox thinks. Lost, he says, is building toward ''some massive epic conflict,'' and Jack's arc will culminate in a super-emotional showdown with his spooky ghost of a father: ''It's f---ing Luke confronting Darth Vader.''
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The man of faith is living a life that was never meant to be. Locke was supposed to get to the Island sooner; failing to do so has messed up his life and many others. The Lost saga centers on correcting this cosmic mistake via an elaborate conspiracy led by...
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The manipulative mastermind wants to bring the Oceanic 6 (plus Locke's dead body) back to the Island to change history via Island magic. Locke will be resurrected — and Ben's awful past will be radically altered. Think extreme makeover by time travel.
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The tragedy-forged con man killed two men — including a total innocent — in pursuit of avenging his swindled, destroyed parents. No matter how heroic he becomes, Sawyer must atone. His penance: remaining stuck on the Island with his fugitive dream girl.
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''I've always felt Kate's ultimate destiny is to be on the Island,'' says Evangeline Lllly. We totally agree: Kate and Sawyer will loop back and live in the Island's past — and become the two cave skeletons that were discovered in season 1.