Originally Posted by KingPriest2
Its not going backwards Every side story basically picks up at the same point when they got off the plane
This is and it isn't. All of these lives have been different because Jacob died, thus he was unable to touch them or interact with them at an earlier stage in life, so maybe they actually aren't candidates?
Who the **** knows with this show. I've always though the island was some sort of purgatory, but I couldn't understand why or how they would shift to a portal of hell and be able to come back to natural civilization?