What the Island Is: For a couple weeks now, I've been teasing that a four-letter word will be used to describe the island. It has an O, and no A's or E's. Your final clue is this: You'll learn that word next week! Episode number nine is Richard Alpert's (Nestor Carbonell) backstory and it is not to be missed.
What else you need to know (Spoilers ahead!):
Spoiler: hide -Someone we have not yet met will have an important message for Hurley next week. -Fake Locke is going to tell Jin how he plans to get off the island, and it's pretty juicy! -There is a "package" up ahead that might be the most butterfly-inducing reveal so far this season. -In case you missed it, here's my sitdown with Rebecca Mader (Charlotte), who looked stunning tonight, did she not?