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Claire is frightened when faced by Ethan. ("Raised by Another")

Fear is a central theme in Lost as the survivors face countless perils and challenges. Almost each and every one of the characters has experienced fear in some form, be it from the natural dangers or the challenges posed by the Island.


  • Ben is scared when he sees a vision of his mother in the window, staring at him. ("The Man Behind the Curtain")
  • Ben becomes afraid when Jacob begins shifting things around in the cabin. ("The Man Behind the Curtain")
  • Ben is afraid of those coming to the island, stating that they will only bring death for everyone. ("Through the Looking Glass, Part 1")
  • Ben demonstrates a rare case of fear when he is about to be killed by Locke, and he immediately starts spurting out information. ("Confirmed Dead")








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Locke's fear comes true. ("The Man from Tallahassee")

  • Ben asks if Locke he is afraid that if he leaves the island he will be back in a chair. ("The Man from Tallahassee")
  • According to Ben, Locke is afraid of his father finding him on the island. ("The Man from Tallahassee")
  • Locke becomes afraid when he realizes that Jacob is real, and Jacob is throwing things around. ("The Man Behind the Curtain")
  • Locke becomes afraid that Ben is right, and that he has lost his connection with the island. ("Eggtown")


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Locke treats Miles to an explosive breakfast. ("Eggtown")

  • Miles becomes afraid when Locke shoves a grenade in his mouth. ("Eggtown")


  • Sayid is frightened by the whispers when he hears them after escaping Rousseau. ("Solitary")
  • Mikhail claims that Sayid is not on the list because he is frightened. ("Par Avion")


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