Excellent episode! Just excellent.
First off, I'm guessing if you leave the island on a continual basis you age. Because Widmore is aging at a nice, slow, pace versus Richard who looks the same throughout this whole saga. I'm still uncertain if Widmore is completely evil or not. He claims he was protecting the island, however I would like to know what exactly got him voted off the island. When is the episode with Widmore's whole story going to air? That will be interesting.
Oh Ben...you were kind of scared out of your wits a wee bit here and there, weren't you. Loved it! The man really does deserve an Emmy because his acting on this show is phenomenal. To me, love him or hate him, Ben is the lead actor/character on the show, because everything eventually circles backs to him and his actions. Anyway, do you really think he will heed Alex and follow Locke hook line and sinker? I'm not sure, although I think it will be in his best interests to follow Locke.
Thank goodness Desmond and Penny are well. I really thought for a minute there, that Penny was going to get hurt or Charlie might be kidnapped. Yea for not killing off good people.
And as far as the survivors of Ajira, can you say coo-coo? I wonder if the whispers made them crazy like the French people. Poor Lapidus is just trying to be nice and do the right thing. Not sure if he is going to be around for long.
Well that's all I'm pondering right now. Next week's episode has me waiting impatiently :)
So what do you think? I know someone has more insights than I do.