As dawn ushers in another day on the island we see Jin and Sun sharing an intimate moment that is long overdue. Meanwhile, Kate is up in a tree picking fruit from the tall branches. As she slides back down the trunk, she slips, almost falling and spilling several mangoes to the jungle floor. As she crouches to collect them, she hears something behind her and turns to see a magnificent black horse standing in the morning mist. In a flashback, a young Kate waits on the stairs of her modest house when a pickup truck swerves down the dirt road and stops in front we get our first look at her stepfather and her mother's choice for a father: Wayne. He's happy to let Kate help him to bed, as long as it affords him another chance to lay his drunken hands on her. So when Kate tells him goodnight, she really means it. We see her go outside and ride off on her motorcycle as the house behind her explodes into a giant fireball. In the hatch, Sawyer is still delirious with fever as a result of his ... Written by
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Why didn't you tell me that Wayne was my father?
Sgt. Sam Austen
I didn't tell you because I knew you'd kill him... and your mother loved him. You were five years old... I wanted to take you along with me, she wouldn't let me.
So why didn't you kill him?
Sgt. Sam Austen
Because I don't have murder in my heart.
References Lord of the Flies
Walkin' After Midnight
Written by Alan Block
and Don Hecht
Performed by Patsy Cline See more