Jacob and who’s coming to the island

I went back to revisit the season 5 finalle and after Ben stabs Jacob he falls to his knees and says”they’re coming”. This I would think would rule out any single character and would have to be two or more people who know each other off island.Unless fate is bringing them back individually but arriving together.Kinda like a plane crash ,but thats already been done 3 times so something similar.Also they have to be of great importance for this to be Jacobs final words.Almost as a warning to MIB or as a suggestion that you may have found your loop hole but guess what “they’re coming”.As thou kIlling Jacob was not yet time for celebration for ole’ smokie because whoever is coming is something he has to prepare for.So maybe Jacob and MIB are neither bad or good maybe they are two individuuals preparing seperatly to due battle against a common foe.The only other time we see the two together is when they are casually sitting on the beach talking about the ship.Seems like to me if they were enemies they would’nt have been just chillin together like that.Sure you have the whole MIB getting Ben to kill Jacob thing but how do we really know Jacob is dead? Just because we saw what we saw and have heard what we’ve heard about Jacob dying. It all seems real but let me remind you we’ve seen a lot of smoke and mirrors in this show. I mean this is a person that can ,lets see, travel thru time,does’nt seem to ever age,and brings people back to life with a touch after fallin out a really high window.So i ask again, how do we know he is really dead? He appears to Hurley like he’s dead but he tells Hurly he’s dead so Hurly tells people he’s dead.But just because he can fool Hurly does’nt mean he’s dead. Maybe the title of guardian of the island is split between ole’ smokie and Jacob and they are being challenged to see who can protect the island best. I know this does’nt mean anything but when asked what ole’ smokie was Ben told someone it was a kind of security system for the island. Of course Bens a liar and who can believe anything he says.It just would not surprise me to find out Jacob is still alive and waiting for something before he shows up again. After all we went 5 seasons hearing about him and never seeing him. I bet he’s still there pulling strings like he always has been.

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2 thoughts on “Jacob and who’s coming to the island

  1. I like the idea that perhaps “they” are a common enemy of Jacob and MIB! What if, at one point, the two were willing guardians (among other things) of the island. But, for any # of reasons MIB decided the island would never be under duress and no longer wanted to play his part.

  2. Keep going with that lostfan108… I also liked the whole “they” as a common enemy of MIB and Jacob… and I’m liking even more your suggestion that MIB and Jacob were on the same side but MIB wants out– kind of like the fallen angel story in Paradise Lost. I’ll flesh it out more in case someone else hasn’t written about it (doubtful).

    P.S. Regarding “people who are coming”: I recently wrote a post about my thoughts on Desmond as 108, in other words, one of the people who are coming… in a benevolent way, of course, because I don’t think Des would end up being a bad guy (I can’t buy that). Widmore, as we saw in the last episode, is on also on his way to the island… he has always stated that a war was coming to the island, I think he has been a big part of luring who he wants on the island during this war. Whose side he’s on, instinct says the “wrong” side, but obviously to him he’s on the right side… lol. I hope that made sense.

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