Walt and the others are shocked when Michael is brutally beaten, but only the non-English-speaking Jin and Sun know the truth behind the attack. Meanwhile Kate, Jack, Sawyer and Sayid argue about where the survivors should camp — on the beach, where they’re more likely to be seen, or in a remote inland valley where fresh water abounds.
Locke, Eko and Desmond are found scattered about the island after the implosion of the hatch. Locke receives a message from the Island asking him to fix the situation he caused.
Hurley returns to the beach camp to report the imprisonment of Kate, Jack and Sawyer by the Others.
Desmond has been fundamentally altered by the implosion, giving him a mysterious new power.
Jack, Locke and Kate explore the mysterious hatch but Jack decides to wait before going down into the hatch. Kate and Locke aren’t so patient. When Shannon chases after Vincent the dog, she encounters a familiar face in the jungle.
Sun and Jin’s lives are put in danger when Sayid tries to locate Jack and the other missing castaways. Sayid also creates a plan in order to get the attention of the “Others” on the beach. Meanwhile, Henry gives Jack an offer that is very tempting in exchange for his cooperation. Lastly, Kate and Sawyer must adjust to harsh conditions that are being forced upon them by “The Others.”
The castaways on the raft run into unexpected trouble. Meanwhile, the remaining islanders attempt to blow open the hatch. Flashbacks continue to show the survivor’s final moments before boarding their fateful flight.
Jack, Kate, and Sawyer are prisoners of the mysterious “Others.” After their captors drug them and take blood samples, they are held in separate areas. The camp leaders–Ben, Mr. Friendly and a new woman, Juliet–try to make the castaways adjust to their new circumstances.
Flashbacks reveal more about Jack’s past with his father and his wife Sarah.
The French woman shocks the survivors by showing up to the camp with a dire warning about “the Others”. Meanwhile, Michael and Jin ready the raft for sailing. In flashbacks, we see the survivors final moments before they boarded their fateful flight.
After discovering something odd just offshore, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront “The Others” and hopefully get Walt back. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke come to blows as Locke makes a potentially cataclysmic decision regarding the “button” and the hatch.
Jack suspects foul play when Michael becomes violently ill while building the raft. The suspects include Sawyer and Kate, who compete for the last seat on the raft and do anything possible to prevent each other from getting it. Meanwhile, a secret from Kate’s past is revealed to the other survivors on the island.
After discovering something odd just offshore, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront “The Others” and hopefully get Walt back. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke come to blows as Locke makes a potentially cataclysmic decision regarding the “button” and the hatch. Lastly, Desmond returns and he sheds some more light on his experience on the island in the three years prior to when Locke came down into that hatch.