Ethan kidnaps Claire and Charlie and two groups go out to look for them. When Jack encounters Ethan, the latter holds his captives hostage. The other group, meanwhile, finds Charlie blindfolded and hanging by his neck from at tree. After successfully performing CPR on him, Jack is relieved. Boone and Locke find a piece of metal embedded in the forest ground. A flashback shows Jack confessing to a board that his father was drunk while operating.