Hello Everyone and welcome to my blog. I have been obsessed with Lost for quite some time now and thought it was only appropriate to just start my very own blog about it instead of relying on others!

So, since it's late in the game I'll just do a quick recap of the episodes so far (which you can go click through on the archives.) My plan for this blog is to watch the episode, jot down the major themes I notice throughout, recap them here, and then add my theories, predictions, and connections these theories have to the past to help everyone remember anything important they may have forgotten. (Since I'm a huge nerd.)

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Episode 3 -- The Economist

I thought this one was a doozey!

On the Island

1. Naomi is wearing a bracelet that says "N - I'll always be with you. RG"
2. Locke does not find the cabin (Hurley was right) and Ben says that Locke is looking for someone to tell him what to do next (i.e. Jacob).
3. Sayid makes a deal with Frank to get off the island in return for Charlotte back from Locke.
4. Daniel conducts an experiment that shows that time on the island is 31 minutes behind the time off the island!
5. Sayid finds Ben's secret room full of money and passports
6. Locke catches Kate, Sayid, and Miles
7. Trade Miles for Charlotte
8. Sayid, Desmond, and dead Naomi leave with Frank

Off the Island

1. Sayid flashforward - and he kills someone on a golf course within the first few minutes!
2. Makes contact with Elsa, whose boss he is supposed to kill
3. The boss finally contacts her, she shoots him, and he kills her.
4. She's wearing the same bracelet as Naomi
5. Sayid meets Ben in a vets office to get his wound cleaned up
6. His is working with Ben to protect his friends
7. "They know I'm coming." - Sayid "Good." - Ben

WOW. Ok - so first of all, the most important two revelations in this episode clearly are (a) Time is 31 minutes behind on the island, and (b) Future Sayid works for BEN!

My thoughts - Ben is clearly some kind of international man of mystery based on his collection of foreign currency and passports. My first assumption is that Elsa's boss must be a member of or the leader of whoever the people looking for Ben and the Island are (Widmore??).

Next, the bracelet. I am assuming that RG is some kind of big timer in this creepy organization that is looking for the Island. The seemingly sweet message of "I'll always be with you," is not what it appears to be. After seeing that Elsa was wearing the same bracelet, I took the meaning to be - Watch yourself, and don't forget that I'll always be with you (watching).

And, Sayid works for Ben. What can really be said about this?? This fact, and the fact that they are working to protect his friends hearkens back to episode one and all that "they need you" talk. So, Ben is leading a group of ex-Island freedom fighters against the forces of evil?? Perhaps, perhaps.

After asking Locke to "Help Me," why is Jacob ignoring him?

1 comment:

Conolly said...

Maybe RG on Naomi's bracelet is her "constant."