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Notes on the Inhabitants of the Island

Aaron Littleton (Claire’s Baby)

Aaron

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 0 / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • n/a (he was born on the island)
  • Occupation:
    • Being a baby (crying, suckling, being adorable, etc.)
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet. But a psychic in Australia believed that this baby would do very bad things if raised by anyone other than Claire.
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Mom was sent by psychic
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • If not raised by Claire, this baby’s going to do something very, very bad. Rousseau mistakenly thought that this was the boy that “The Others” were after. Aaron was baptized in the ocean by Mr. Eko.

Ana Lucia Cortez

Ana Lucia

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • 42F
  • Occupation:
    • ex-LAPD Officer; Airport Security Guard (with wand!)
  • Connection(s):
    • Was flown to Sydney by Jack’s father to serve as “protection;” overhearing Jack’s plea for getting his father’s body on the plane inspired her to call her mother before getting on Flight 815
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Returning from Australia where she was travelling with Jack’s father (to “protect” him)
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Flirted briefly with Jack in airport bar before boarding plane.
    • Has some control issues.
    • Shot & killed Shannon (presumably fearing she was one of “The Others”… even though the girl was running through the jungle screaming like a damn fool.);
    • pointedly not considered one of the “good one’s” by the “Other” posing as Henry Gale;
    • had “intimate relations” with Sawyer to distract him & allow her to steal his gun;
    • shot & killed by Michael (with the gun she gave him) in Michael’s release of the man posing has Henry Gale

Bernard ______

Bernard

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • 23E?
  • Occupation:
    • Dentist
  • Connection(s):
    • Married to Rose
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Returning from a trip to an Australian healer whom he hoped could cure his wife Rose
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex 
  • Notes:
    • His wife Rose was shown, apparently saving an ‘Apollo’ bar for him; not sure if he ever got it.

Boone Carlyle

Boone

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 22 / 12-8-1983
  • Seat Number:
    • 9E
  • Occupation:
    • Ran part of his Mother’s wedding business
  • Connection(s):
    • Was in the police station at the same time as Sawyer (when Boone was trying to get assistance with his sister’s situation)
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Flying back to the U.S. after retrieving his step-sister from a broken relationship
  • Resides:
    • Dead. 
  • Notes:
    • Slept with his step-sister; he died from the injuries received in a fall while investigating another crashed plane; made contact with someone who claimed “no, we’re the survivors of Flight 815;” was in love with his step-sister Shannon

Charlie Pace

Charlie

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 29 / 12-08-1976
  • Seat Number:
    • 29C
  • Occupation:
    • Bass player of DriveSHAFT
  • Connection(s):
    • Shared elevator with Hurley in Australia (no apparent significance or exchange)
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Returning from an attempt to convince his brother to get DriveSHAFT back together
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex 
  • Notes:
    • Had a heroin addiction; Catholic; killed Ethan Rom

Cindy Chandler

Cindy

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Flight Attendent
  • Connection(s):
    • Apparently knew Gary Troup (author of “Bad Twin”) off the island.
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Works as a flight attendent
  • Resides:
    • Missing
  • Notes:
    • Flight attendant from the plane that slipped Jack the extra Vodka and chased Charlie down the aisle.
    • Taken by the Others while other survivors were lifting Sawyer up an embankment (in his stretcher)

Claire Littleton

Claire

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Unknown
  • Connection(s):
    • The psychic that sent her on Flight #815 was the same psychic whose daughter was investigated by Mr. Eko for claims of a miracle
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Psychic buys a ticket for her to L.A. where a couple is supposedly waiting to adopt her baby
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Told by a psychic that she must raise her baby or the baby will be responsible for great evil in the world;
    • was kidnapped by Ethan Rom but (for awhile) could not remember what happened to her during her time away from the other survivors
    • it was later revealed that she was kept in the medical facility (“The Staff” complex), in a nursery where she was to give birth to Aaron. Alex Rousseau, who is living with or near “The Others” helped her escape.

Hugo “Hurley” Reyes

Hurley

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / April 28, 1973
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Lotto-winning owner of a box company
  • Connection(s):
    • Possibly owns a major share of the box company for which Locke works
    • Hurley’s boss at Mr. Clucks (fast food restaurant) is later seen as Locke’s boss at the box company
    • was in a mental facility with Libby (although they apparently didn’t interact)
    • footage from Hurley winning the lottery seen in the background (on the TV) when Jin visited the gov’t official
    • Locke’s mother was, possibly, also in the same mental health facility as Hurley
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet.
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Was in Australia investigating the possible curse of “the numbers”
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Worth $156 million;
    • spent time involved with a mental institution (St. Rosa);
    • feels cursed by “the numbers” and that anyone close to him will suffer the consequences;
    • he also feels responsible for the plane crash;
    • he suffers from an eating disorder & had been hoarding food (which he destroyed in an act of catharsis);
    • had an imaginary friend “Dave” that tried to convince him that the island was only in his mind (but, since we witness the story from multiple viewpoints that don’t include Hurley; that is unlikely… besides, who listens to their imaginary friends?)

Jack Shephard

Jack Shepherd

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • 23A
  • Occupation:
    • Doctor
  • Connection(s):
    • Had a drink/flirted with Ana Lucia (who was seated in the back of the plane);
    • met Desmond while running stairs (for exercise) in a stadium (just before Desmond left for his around-the-world race);
    • as a doctor, made the choice to save the woman who would become his wife instead of Shannon’s father
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None Yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Transporting his father’s body back to Los Angeles.
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Was married; some instances of his name refer to him as “Jack Sheppard” or “Jack Shepherd”

James “Sawyer” Ford

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • claims “35”/ 7-20-68?
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Con Man
  • Connection(s):
    • Met Jack’s Father in a bar in Australia before the Father’s death;
    • was in the same police station as Boone was filing a report against Shannon’s boyfriend;
    • slept with the woman who selected Hurley’s winning lottery numbers;
    • was waited upon by Kate’s mother (in a diner)
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None Yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Deported after head-butting the Honorable Warren Truss in a bar fight.
  • Resides:
    • In a cage meant for polar bears in the area of “The Hydra” complex
  • Notes:
    • Has a violent past;
    • killed someone;
    • took the name of the con man who caused his father to kill his mother & then commit suicide;
    • eventually told Jack about his meeting with Jack’s Dad (helping Jack reconcile some feelings about his relationship with his father);
    • shares his name with James Ford of Illinois — a 19th century river pirate known as the “Outlaw of Cave-in-Rock“);
    • Sawyer misled inhabitants with fear of an attack by “The Others,” during which he stole the entire stockpile of guns in “The Swan” complex and (for awhile) controlled the gun stash ( which he hid)
    • had one of the guns stolen from him by Ana Lucia (which was eventually used to kill her and Libby)
    • spent time in prison, after the mother of his daughter pressed charges for being conned by Sawyer
    • apparently has a daughter who he didn’t want to confirm was his; but set-up a bank account in her name with the money he received in betraying a fellow prisoner (ensuring there’d be no way for her to discover who gave her the money)

Janelle Granger

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Unknown
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Unknown
  • Resides:
    • Unknown
  • Notes:
    • Author of the diary displayed on the official LOST website; supposedly from an on-island character. From a user submission: “Janelle stopped writing in the diary on night 43. Then something happened to the group she was with (2 guys and anther woman from australia). Also, some of the pages of Janelle’s diary are missing (11,12,18,19,20,21,28,29,35,37,39,40,41). After night 43 someone else starts writing in the diary and refers to Henry as his/her brother.”

Jin-Soo Kwon

Jin

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 11/24/1974
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Works for his father-in-law as a “deliverer of messages.” Usually just roughed-up people to enforce his father-in-law’s will/influence.
  • Connection(s):
    • Was asked to kill Jae (the man with whom his wife was having an affair unbeknownst to him)
    • Hurley’s interview is shown on the TV when Jin visits a business associate… but that’s hardly a connection.
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet. But, his infertility has possibly been cured (presumably by some power on the island)
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Traveling to California to deliver a gold, $20,000 watch to his employer’s “business associate”
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Married to Sun
    • Has a violent past
    • Was possibly able to impregnate Sun on the island even though he was infertile off the island

John Locke

Locke

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • 24D
  • Occupation:
    • Regional Collections
      Supervisor for a box company
  • Connection(s):
    • Possibly (?) works for the box company that Hurley supposedly owns; Locke’s boss at the box company was Hurley’s boss at Mr. Cluck’s (fast food restaurant); while working as a home inspector, Locke inspected the home of Nadia (the woman with whom Sayid was/is in love)
    • Locke’s mother was, possibly, in the same mental health facility as Hurley and Libby
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • Ability to walk is in some way tied to the island; Has unusual understanding of the nature of the island; survived run-in with “the monster”
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Sent home after an adventure travel company learns that he is confined to a wheelchair
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Lost a kidney to unscrupulous father & money-hungry mother; carries a large collection of knives
    • has tracking abilities
    • raised in a foster home
    • lit fuse to blow open “the hatch” after Hurley told him to stop (because of the numbers on the side)
    • is considered one of the “good one’s” by the “Other” posing as Henry Gale (Ben Linus)
    • shares his name with “English philosopher John Locke, who theorized that before modern society, people lived in the wild in a state of equality and happiness.”
    • John is short for “Jonathan”

Kate Austen

Kate

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / 1978?
  • Seat Number:
    • 27H
  • Occupation:
    • Unknown… aside from, you know, her crime spree
  • Connection(s):
    • Kate’s adoptive father was the commanding officer of the group that captured/ interrogated Sayid during the First Gulf War; Kate’s mother waited upon Sawyer at a diner during his “long con” flashback
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None Yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Being transported back to the States by U.S. Marshal Edward Mars (seat 27G)
  • Resides:
    • A cage meant for polar bears in the area of “The Hydra” complex
  • Notes:
    • Has a violent past, killed Someone, fond of toy airplane (that she says belonged the man she loved & killed who turns out to be her ex-boyfriend who gets shot & dies during Kate’s getaway from the police in her hometown); some instances of her name refer to her as “Kate Ryan” and “Katherine Dodd” (police record); killed her father because she couldn’t bear being part of him (he was abusive & generally nasty); her mother turned her in for that murder

Leslie Arzt _____

Leslie Arzt ____

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • High School Science Teacher
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Unknown
  • Resides:
    • Over much of the Black Rock (dead)
  • Notes:
    • “Mr. Dynamite” blew himself up while instructing Jack, Kate, Hurley & Locke about the dangers of nitroglycerin

Libby ______

Libby

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • One-time mental hospital patient who claimed to be a Clinical Psychologist
  • Connection(s):
    • Spent time in the same mental health facility in which Hurley was treated
    • Possibily in same mental health facility as Locke’s mother
    • met up with Desmond & provided him with the boat (“Elizabeth”) for his around-the-world race
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Unknown
  • Resides:
    • Dead, sadly.
  • Notes:
    • Claims to have practiced as a clinical psychologist, but it turns out that her training was a little more… hands-on (as she received treatment in the same mental facility that Hurley enjoyed)
    • She had a boat named “Elizabeth” which she gave to Desmond. This boat was hers after the death of her husband (the original owner)

Michael Dawson

Michael

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Artist & Construction engineer
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Retrieving his son Walt from Australia after his mother died
  • Resides:
    • On a boat/Apparently left the island
  • Notes:
    • Building a boat to leave the island; went after Walt and was missing in the jungle for some time; it’s assumed that he had some interaction with The Others that caused his betrayal of the Survivors of Flight 815
    • Shot & killed both Ana Lucia & Libby in an apparent exchange with “The Others” (his releasing of Ben Linus & leading of Jack, Sawyer, Kate & Hurley to “The Others” camp in exchange for the release of his son from “The Others” and instructions on how to get off the island)

Mr. Eko

Mr. Eko

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Nigerian warlord; made a priest (in writing) by his brother
  • Connection(s):
    • Brother & drug-running colleagues were on the small plane found by Boone & Locke
    • The girl he was investigating for a miracle girl was the daughter of the psychic that sent Claire to Los Angeles
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Unknown
  • Resides:
    • Dead
  • Notes:
    • Hit Sawyer in the head with a rather large stick;
    • took a forty day vow of silence after killing the two Others that attacked him.;
    • speaks softly & carries a large stick… with scriptures scratched into the sides;
    • Off the island, working as a priest, he investigated the claims of a miracle when a young girl came back to life (after drowning); that girl gave Eko a message from his late brother
    • Mr. Eko also survived a face-to-face encounter with the black smoke monster, in which the black smoke displayed images from Mr. Eko’s past
    • Mr. Eko, at a later point, did not survive a face-to-face encounter with the black smoke monster, in which the black smoke picked him up and bashed him against a tree; resulting in his death soon afterward. (but not before telling Locke “you’re next.”)

Nathan ______

Nathan

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Unknown
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Company retreat in Australia
  • Resides:
    • Dead
  • Notes:
    • Ana Lucia believed him to be the infiltrator and locked him in the pit.
    • Was freed then murdered by Goodwin, the actual infiltrator.

Rose ____

Rose

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • 23D
  • Occupation:
    • Unknown
  • Connection(s):
    • Married to Bernard.
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • Had psychic knowledge that her husband (Bernard) did not die in the crash and is still alive on the island somewhere
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Returning from Australia where her husband, Bernard, took her to meet with a “healer”
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Afraid of flying

Sayid Jarrah

Sayid

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 36 / 1-17-69
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Ex-Republican Guard of Iraq, Communications Officer
  • Connection(s):
    • Interrogated by Kate’s adoptive father during the First Gulf War (also appears on a TV in Kate’s father’s recruiting office during one of her flashbacks); while in Iraq, was coerced by Kelvin Inman to torture one of his countrymen for information
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Requested a later flight to L.A. (where Nadia is thought to reside) so that he could sign for the body of his friend to ensure a proper burial.
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Has a violent past; has killed somebody; has torturing abilities; has electronics skills; was beginning a relationship with Shannon (before her death); is/was in love with a woman named Nadia (whom he saved from execution in Iraq); was in love with Shannon

Shannon Rutherford

Shannon

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 20 / 9-21-85
  • Seat Number:
    • 9F
  • Occupation:
    • Part-time Ballet Instructor
  • Connection(s):
    • Jack was the surgeon that had to choose to let her father die when operating on two car accident victims (he passed by, in the background, when Shannon was in the hospital)
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • Has visions of Walt (after he is taken by “The Others”)
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Leaving Australia after her boyfriend ran off with the money she was trying to scam from her mother & brother
  • Resides:
    • Dead
  • Notes:
    • Slept with her step-brother; had a blossoming relationship with Sayid; speaks/reads some French; attempted to kill Locke (believing he was responsible for Boone’s death); was shot by Ana Lucia while yelling & chasing a vision of Walt (a vision which, incidently, was telling her to be quiet)

Sun Paik

Sun Paik

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • ?? / ??
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • None
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • None yet
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Changed her mind about leaving her husband at the airport, joined him on a business flight
  • Resides:
    • Survivor’s Camp/Swan Complex
  • Notes:
    • Married to Jin
    • Hid her ability to speak English from her husband
    • Had originally planned to flee her husband by flying out of the country
    • Has knowledge of medicinal properties of island plants
    • Appears to be pregnant
    • Knows how to sail a boat
    • Had an affair with Jae (who was marked for death by her father; spared by Jin (his executioner); then committed suicide)
    • Has a history of lying (from when she was a girl & blamed the maid for a broken glass ballerina to her affair with Jae and keeping things from her husband on the island)
    • Shot (and possibly killed) Colleen as “The Others” were taking the sailboat

Vincent the Dog

Vincent the Dog

  • Walt’s pet dog that survived the crash of Flight #815
  • Was missing for some time (which greatly distressed Walt)
  • Seems to come & go at various times; although it is unknown to where he travels when he disappears

Walter “Walt” Lloyd

Walt

  • Age/Date of Birth:
    • 10 / 8-24-95?
  • Seat Number:
    • ??
  • Occupation:
    • Kid
  • Connection(s):
    • None yet
  • Supernatural Characteristic:
    • Has the most apparently powerful abilities on the island; his visions manifest reality (related to animals; always in conjunction with Walt’s reading/viewing a book about the same animal that appears)
  • Reason on the plane:
    • Being taken to the U.S. by his biological father after his step-father sensed that Walter is “bad luck”
  • Resides:
    • On a boat/Apparently left the island
  • Notes:
    • Won $83,000 from Hurley in backgammon; after originally wanting to stay on the island,* he had an apparently psychic knowledge that he (specifically) had to get off the island and that something very bad is within “the hatch”; kidnapped by “The Others”
    • *he set fire to the first escape raft that his father built because he didn’t want to leave the island
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