(Episode: The Candidate
. Spoilers ahead.)
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MIB has been maneuvering to have all the Candidates
killed off, and that appears to be a priority over his other desire, escape from the island. Perhaps he has considered the possibility that his imminent avenues of escape might be cut off in the process, and is willing for the next band of hapless island crashers to get him off. Which means his freedom can't be complete unless he ensures that Jacob doesn't have a successor.
Sayid's cryptic message from Desmond "It's going to be you" suggests that the successor will be Jack.
The death toll in this series is maddening and depressing.
Four more episodes to go.
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