The episode title, "The Little Prince" is an homage to the book of the same name. And I'm sure it's meant to make us think of Aaron, but that's not where it stops. The book is about a little boy who leaves his planet to visit a bunch of others, but only finds stupid grown-ups on them, who don't even know basic things -- like that you truly see with your heart; and that you can't own something unless you care for it and it cares for you. The only way the boy can get back to his home planet is to die and leave his body behind. O HAI JOHN LOCKE! Why, I will start by talking about the strand-aways first; thanks for the suggestion. You know summing up an hour of this show in a few hundred words is like trying to truly see a thing using only eyes.
The Strand-Aways: Charlotte's not dead. It's just a flesh-wound. Of the brain. Okay, no, it would be like a flesh wound of the brain if FWotB were caused by magical jet-lag of the brain, and if jet-lag caused hemorrhaging. Blame Daniel for that mess, by the way. Even Juliet's like OMIBBQPOLARBEAR worst explanation ever, dude -- and I never explain things. Locke realizes he has to get everyone to the Orchid Station, to stop the flashing and to get the escape-aways to return. Sawyer's less than confident he'll find a way, but maybe he's never read The Little Prince, bookworm though he is.
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