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What happened to the mathematician?

A simple question regarding Horace Goodspeed.

When introduced to him earlier, I thought he was a mathematician?

Did something occur that changed his role, Pauls death perhaps? Which by the way, what the hell happened to Pauls body. I always thought we would see it again at some point as well?

Either way, the whole mathematician thing bothers me because I thought that Horace in some way would be connected to the numbers, and it would all come together later down the road.

If I missed something let me know, just curious on something that has apparently no real influence on the show.

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Abbot Enheduanna Schwarzschild Name meaning: -Abbot: Father defined by or in religious connotation/definition. From the beginning, Lost was riddled with religious tone and it was obvious it would play some sort of role. Seemed fitting to start here. -Enheduanna: Mesopotamian High Priestess and the modern civilization’s first recorded poet. I created the name after season 1. John explaining backgammon history to Walt spawned the idea that the island may have a link yo the beginning of civilization and maybe even time itself. It was “poetic” and important to add this to my pseudonym. I needed the mother of poetry in modern civilization to match the religious “Father” in my first name. -Schwarzschild: Reference to Karl Schwarzschild and Schwarzschild Black Holes. Smoke monsters, hatches, and curing paralysis doesn’t point to black holes…but the sci-fi elements ran deep and obvious. The wheel moving the island and transporting Ben felt like it got plucked from my imagination. A.E.S.

2 thoughts on “What happened to the mathematician?

  1. AES, you are correct about Horace. We haven’t seen anything to further that he was a mathematician. I had thought he would serve some role in the planning and design of the Swan station.

    Perhaps, we will see next season, that he is responsible for setting the protocol in the Swan.

    I hope the writers don’t leave us hanging on this one!

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