Part of the official synopsis for tonight's Lost
episode is as follows: "Sun and Jin desperately continue their search for one another."
Indeed, desperate. How long has it been since they last saw each other?
I think the last time we saw Sun and Jin together in a scene was during the sixth season premiere, when they were spotted together on alternate Oceanic 815, seemingly unmarried, together for reasons I do not understand. Before that, it was the last moments of the Kahana, because the bomb inside finally detonated, and Jin was presumed dead. In show time, that's roughly three years.
So, yes, I understand why it is desperate.
But I think it's safe to say that Sun and Jin will finally meet in the present, in one way or another. For one, they're together in the synopsis. Also, they're in the flash-sideways tonight, giving us an idea as to what happened in between Jin being apprehended by airport officials and Jin being found by Sayid in Keamy's cooler. But, like everything else, their fate may be determined by situations outside their control.
The other half of the official synopsis for tonight's episode goes like this: "Locke confronts his enemy."
I don't know who that enemy could be. It can't be Jacob, since Mark Pellegrino is not a guest tonight. I actually thought of Richard, especially after last week's events, when he almost flipped to Team Flocke, only to reaffirm his membership to Team Jacob after having a glimpse of sorts of his dead wife. But a part of me is thinking of the mysterious boy that we saw in "The Substitute", but he isn't on the guest list either. Bah, maybe it's a different enemy altogether.
While Locke is gone--and you must've seen this on the preview clips
--Sayid will be left to watch the camp. Yes, Sayid, the zombie who's sapped of his soul and doesn't feel anything. (My heart breaks typing that.) While I imagine his watch over the camp to be a little chaotic--I bet he'll either solve problems very easily or be pretty useless as a mediator--what's more important is what Locke told him before he left. Having no emotions, he said, is going to be a good thing provided what happens next.
Sun and Jin will reunite under dire circumstances? The emotions will run amuck once that happens? I think it all falls into place.Lost
returns tonight from 9pm on ABC.(Image courtesy of ABC)