“The most important part of your life was the time that you spent with these people,” Christian says. He explains they are all there for one reason: “To remember…. and to let go.”
We knew our questions wouldn’t be answered. And I’m satisfied they did answer the big questions of the night and left us to ponder the overall meaning. If they had wrapped it up any more nicely, it would have felt like a let-down to walk away without our imaginations still stirring about what it all meant.
Locke: “Well, if it helps, Ben. I forgive you.”
Ben: “Thank you, John. That does help. It matters more than I can say.”
- Seeing Rose and Bernard again and finding out they have chosen to live their lives in quiet peace together “without getting involved”. Don’t we all have people in our lives like that? And yet, it doesn’t seem that happy to me to miss all of the adventure in life in exchange for a life of safety to avoid getting hurt.
- Richard finding a grey hair, signaling that he is finally starting to age. And now faced with his own mortality, Richard realizing that he wants to live.
- When FLocke tells Jack that lowering Desmond into the well reminds him of the time the real Locke and Jack were looking into the hatch together at Desmond. Jack defends the real Locke: “You wear his face, but you disrepsect his memory.”