Whoosh. Ramped the pace way up again, it seemed.
- Jack's wearing the key to the case around his neck.
- Hey to Sawyer getting dragged into the police station in Sydney. Dare I hope he was actually doing something wrong? Ambiguity, give us some more ambiguity ("We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!").
- I rather like the idea that Jin speaks English too. His side of things ought to be interesting.
- Okay, maybe it's not technically incest, and it was a drunk and regretted one-night stand at least on her part, but it's still very icky to sleep with the person who's been your step-sib since you were 10 and 8.
And do they have MAJOR issues, individually and together, or what? To take just one—"I felt relieved"? I don't know whether this lengthens Sayid's life expectancy or shortens hers. (And was that effective storytelling or another cheat? I'm leaning towards the first—it was a very Locke thing to do, and led to something interesting, while Charlie's non-death lacked either logic or ramifications.)
(By the way: was there an opening shot of an eye last week? I really thought I was looking from the very start but didn't see it, so I wondered if they'd abandoned the concept for the second half of the season—but there it was again tonight.)