"And Death Shall Have No Dominion" is an orchestral piece from the Season 6 soundtrack. It plays at the end of "Ab Aeterno". Its new motif plays during several suspenseful scenes involving Jacob and the Man in Black

Scene description

Hurley approaches Richard and reveals that he has been speaking to Isabella's ghost. He speaks for her, but Richard can soon hear her and feel her himself.

Once she's gone, Richard puts on her cross and thanks Hurley. Hurley then delivers one last message -- they must keep the Man in Black on the island, else todos nos vamos al infierno. From far away, the Man in Black watches.

In a flashback, the Man in Black and Jacob discuss their differences. Jacob leaves his brother with a bottle of wine. The Man in Black smashes it against a rock.

Full list of appearances


The first movement is a variation on Richard's theme. The second movement includes the Man in Black's theme and Jacob's theme, before ending on its new motif.


"Mother of a Plan" uses the motif from this piece.

Title significance

"And Death Shall Have No Dominion" is a poem by Dylan Thomas. The title is a reference to Romans 6:9 in the New Testament/Christian Scriptures. When the piece plays, death fails to keep Richard and Isabella apart.

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