Wednesday night is the big LOST finale, so I thought I’d toss this theory into the mix:
When Naomi finally woke up enough to talk, she told Hurley that the passengers on Flight 815 died, and the wreckage was found. There’s no reason to think that she would be lying about something like that. I think they really did find the crash site of Flight 815, and that everyone on board died. And I bet if they recovered the wreckage, they would actually find the bodies of everyone that was on Flight 815 when it hit the water.
What? Does that mean that I think that the 815ers are in hell, purgatory, or are just a dream?
Not at all. I think this ties in with the whole mystery of why the island can’t be found, at least not easily.
I think the island is out of phase with the regular time line.
Think about this for a minute. If Flight 815 is about to crash, and it happens to be near an island that is out of phase with time, what could happen? I think that the timeline got disrupted so that the plane crashed on the island, and simultaneously another copy of the plane crashed into the water.
Two planes, different, but the same plane, just split because of the time distortion on the island. A time distortion like that would also explain why it’s so difficult for anyone to pinpoint where the island is. If the island is out of phase with the rest of reality, I don’t think anyone would be able to see it. They’d probably be able to pass over it, or even through it without knowing it was even there, because it really isn’t. It’s caught between cracks in time.