01-27-2009, 08:05 AM
I've been thinking about the topic of how Ethan didn't mention that he had a weird memory of meeting Locke at the Nigerian plane crash years ago and shooting him, or at least it wasn't shown to us, the audience. And now with all this time shifting going on, with folks meeting each other in earlier times, it seems odd that there hasn't been more "Hey, wait a minute, didn't I meet you years ago?" and then I recalled the strange comment from Mikhail when John, Sayid and Kate were marching him through the jungle. He said he had no memory of Sayid or Kate, but John he remembers, but it couldn't be, 'cause the "John Locke I knew was para..." and of course, was cut off by Rousseau. So, could he have met Locke before due to this Time Jumping? But how could that be, since Locke was never paralysed on the island. Now that Time Travel has been established as an integral element to the whole story, we can safely assume that scenes like when Richard visited young Locke and showed him the weird assortment of items, as well as when Abbadon visited Locke in the hospital, Richard and Abbadon were Time Jumping. But that was way before the Island moved and created the flashes. So maybe some folks have been able to time travel at any point in the story, and some, like Ageless Richard and Mr. Abbadon, have been Time Lords all along. It's ohhh so confusing, but that's to be expected. I think TPTB are gonna use this Time Travel theme to answer a whole bunch of our questions. Instead of using the old flashbacks to explain how things happened, we'll be taken back in history and see it as it happened. Anyway, does anyone recall any other instances like Mikhail's cryptic comment, that might indicate there were other past meetings?