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The bomb

The bomb on Charles Widmore's submarine


The bomb with the owner

The Man in Black planted the bomb

  • The Man in Black May have pretended that Charles put the bomb in there to intentionally get them all to trust him, eventually leading to the sub. At this point he knew one if them would have to sacrifice themselves: probably Jack, Jin or Sayid. He hoped it would be Jack because he was most likely to replace Jacob

which would mean that he came up with the entire plan of about 3/4 of the events in series 6

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