Sasha wanted to be pleased with the rapidity with which everything was taking place. It hadn’t even been a week, and here was one of the lead researchers of the Lost getting in touch with her.

And yet, she wasn’t. It was all wrong. Everything about all of this was wrong. There was no way that she would be able to forget that, despite feeling like things were actually getting done, she was still doing all of this for what was widely acknowledged to be a lost cause.