Lex is trying to recover his missing memory of the past few months by going to Summerholt, which results in him having flashbacks from his childhood. When Lana finds Lex out on a balcony screaming the name "Julian", she tells Clark. Clark finds out Lex has been going to Summerholt and tries convince him to stop, knowing his secret will be revealed if Lex recovers his recent lost memory. Clark goes to Lionel out of concern for Lex, but the evil Lionel decides to set a trap for Clark when he goes to rescue Lex. Dr. Garner subjects Clark to his memory device, which requires the subject lying in a solution containing Kryptonite. Clark recalls his earliest memory: being put in the spaceship by his mother Lara and her concern as to whether he would be loved or not. Ultimately Clark's body reacts to the solution causing a massive explosion killing Garner and destroying the machine, but Lionel escapes yet again. Lex remembers the truth about his infant brother Julian's death that has a ... Written by
Mark Taylor, South San Francisco, CA
Did You Know?
At the beginning of the episode, young Lex is seen at the Excelsior Academy. "Excelsior" is a noted phrase (and possibly a nod) to comic legend Stan Lee (from Marvel Comics). See more
When Lionel Luthor shows Clark the video clip of Belle Reve from "Asylum" (3.09), Lex says "I know your secret Clark". However, in "Asylum" he simply states "I know your secret". See more
Put him inside, Lara. Our time has passed. The hourglass is empty.
What if they don't love him?
Lara, his destiny is set, as is ours.
Good-bye, my sweet, Kal-El.
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