Having been captured by the Dharma Initiative on the island in 1977 after being mistaken for a "hostile", Sayid meets a young Ben Linus who offers to help him escape, while Sawyer and the Dharma members try to interrogate him for information. Sayid flashes back to his days as an assassin for Ben who releases him from his contract, and how Sayid later met the manipulative adult Ben in Dominica who persuaded him persuade him to return to the island, and how Sayid met Ilana, a private investigator/contract killer, who abducted him to return to Australia for his past crimes. Written by
Did You Know?
In the flashback at the bar, Sayid is drinking McClutcheon's, the same Scotch Charles Widmore had in his office and at his bedside, and that Charles and Hurley used to get Desmond drunk on the island. See more
The computer seen in the background of the Dharma security room is an Apple Lisa II/Macintosh XL which wasn't produced until 1985, about eight years from the time the action in this episode takes place See more
Who is that man?
James 'Sawyer' Ford
He's our you.
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Written by Dorothy Fields
& Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Billie Holiday See more