Pickett does so, never taking his gun off Sawyer, and orders the other Other to let Kate go so she can use it, and she starts yelling Jack's name. In the operating room, Zeke tosses the walkie-talkie over to Jack, who looks kind of like he's making this up as he goes along. Maybe he is. That's just how this show rolls. "Kate, you have about an hour head-start before they come after you," he says. She asks where Jack is. He hesitates, then asks her if she remembers the story he told her on the beach, the day they crashed. Is it this one? Kate doesn't answer for a moment, and Jack yells, "DO YOU REMEMBER!" and she screams that she does. Meanwhile, Sawyer's standing over there looking all jealous, for God's sake. Jack says, "When you get safe, you radio me and you tell me that story." "Jack, please," says Kate, who doesn't add anything like "Pickett's got a gun on Sawyer" or "we're on a tiny island, Jack." Which is too bad. "If I don't get a call from you in the next hour, I'll know something went wrong, and HE DIES!" he yells that last bit as much for the Others' benefit as Kate's. Kate says she can't leave without him, and he says she can, and she screeches again that she can't. "Kate, dammit, run!"
Thirteen weeks, y'all. One-quarter of a year. That's a whole lot of Tiger Woods PGA Tour to play, but that's the kind of sacrifice I make to bring you these recaps.