(Episode: The Other Woman
. Spoilers ahead.)
Apologies to J. Geils
So, Ben Linus has an obsession with the island and
Juliet. I suspect that Ben's interest in Juliet in part plays a crucial role in his plans regarding the island.
The Tempest station brings up an old mystery: where the Hostiles (now the Others) got the poison gas to overthrow DHARMA. Thing is, the Tempest is a DHARMA station
. The Hostiles somehow got hold of DHARMA's own weapon.
Ben confirms somethign we've long suspected, that Charles Widmore has designs on the island. Ben says he's been trying to locate the island. DHARMA knew its location, obviously; evidently Widmore's ties to DHARMA's financial benefactor, the Hanso Foundation, weren't tight enough for him to know where DHARMA was doing its research (if he knew about DHARMA at all.)
We still don't know the origins of the Hostiles/Others. We do know that there is a tie with Mittelos Bioscience
, the outfit that recruited Juliet.
I suspect that Ben's successful manipulation of Locke will be the root of Hurley's regrets about picking Locke's group instead of Jack's
So who's Ben's man on the boat? If Locke has to sit down for that revelation, then it must be someone who he knows, most likely someone who was on the island but since left - Michael.
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