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Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« on: February 14, 2008, 11:06:01 PM »
I don't get that one.  Nice cliffhanger but obviously Sayid is working to keep his friends alive from what we know.  How is that relevant if Ben is no longer on the island.  Is Locke keeping them hostage?  Richard?  Jacob?   

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2008, 11:07:20 PM »
Maybe Ben isn't Bad.... ;)

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2008, 11:07:39 PM »
These are all excellent questions.....

What list is he referring to when he tells Sayid to kill someone?

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2008, 11:08:12 PM »
I took it to mean that Sayid was working to keep the other 5 of the Oceanic 6 alive.  Like perhaps these people they're chasing are a danger to them.

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2008, 11:08:55 PM »
I really have thought that Ben is not lieing like everyone says he is.  He might be manipulative but he has said since the end of season two that they are the good guys.

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2008, 11:08:58 PM »
I don't know why Ben's involved, but it blew my whole Sayid is in a Mr & Mrs Smith escapade. So hoping they were working for mafia -- oh wait, maybe Ben's bigger than any other crime boss in history!

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2008, 11:09:13 PM »
So if jack and hurley want to go back and Sayid is killing people for Ben, do they not know about Ben's little agenda?

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2008, 11:09:54 PM »
Oh really?  That is interesting. 

Plus - the bracelet looked the same on naomi as it did on elsa....he had to have known she was bad because of naomi. 

I'm looking forward to a flashback to find out what ben tells sayid in that little rec room in New Otherton.

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2008, 11:10:46 PM »
oh wait, maybe Ben's bigger than any other crime boss in history!

Tony Soprano looks like a little baby compared to ben....

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2008, 11:11:03 PM »
I took it to mean that Sayid was working to keep the other 5 of the Oceanic 6 alive.  Like perhaps these people they're chasing are a danger to them.

I think that is the right line of thinking.

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2008, 11:11:03 PM »
Ben is protecting the other survivors. Either the Oceanic 6 or the people that remained on the island.
Obviously Sayid makes some stupid mistake that gives Ben power over him. I'm sure Desmond has something to do with it too, since they both got on the helicopter.

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2008, 11:12:04 PM »
I took it to mean that Sayid was working to keep the other 5 of the Oceanic 6 alive.  Like perhaps these people they're chasing are a danger to them.

I think that is the right line of thinking.
I concur... I think Abaddon getting through to Hurley was a mistake on Sayid's part... maybe not getting Elsa's boss?

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2008, 11:13:37 PM »
Ben has been off the island more than he has claimed to be

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2008, 11:14:35 PM »
Who's giving Ben the new lists? Jacob?

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Re: Why is Ben Sayids Boss off the island?
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2008, 11:14:41 PM »
I don't know why.  I'm guessing Ben is systematically killing anyone linked to whoever sent the freighter.  That last scene reminded me of the film Munich.  I called it though about Ben being Sayid's boss.  When Sayid was talking to Ben on the island and saying something about how he'd never trust him, I had a feeling he'd end up his boss.  And when he said he had a list of names, I was even more sure.