Once Was Lost by Sara ZarrSamara Taylor used to believe in miracles. But her mother is in rehab, and her father seems more interested in his congregation than his family. And when a young girl in her small town is kidnapped, her already-worn thread of faith begins to unravel. (Young Adults)
Samara Taylor used to believe in miracles. She used to believe in a lot of things. As a pastors kid, its hard not to buy in to the idea of the perfect family, a loving God, and amazing grace. But lately, Sam has a lot of reason to doubt. Her mother lands in rehab after a DUI and her father seems more interested in his congregation than his family. When a young girl in her small town is kidnapped, the local tragedy overlaps with Sams personal one, and the already-worn thread of faith holding her together begins to unravel.
In her third novel, acclaimed author Sara Zarr examines the coexistence of affliction and hope, and what happens when everything you thought you believed---about God, about your family, about yourself---is transformed.
How LOST Should Have Ended
Lost: all the mysteries explained, 15 years on
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! What happened in that show. What was it about. Survivors eventually get off, but are haunted by the supernatural stuff so several go back. Some people die. Others don't.
Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, , to May 23, , over six seasons , comprising a total of episodes. The show contains elements of supernatural and science fiction , and follows the survivors of a commercial jet airliner flying between Sydney and Los Angeles , after the plane crashes on a mysterious island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean. The story is told in a heavily serialized manner. Episodes typically feature a primary storyline set on the island, augmented by flashback or flashforward sequences which provide additional insight into the involved characters. Lost was created by Jeffrey Lieber , J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof , who share story writing credits for the pilot episode , which Abrams directed. Throughout the show's run, Lindelof and Carlton Cuse served as showrunners and head writers , working together with many other executive producers and writers.
There were few dry eyes in the room as Lost' s big bosses Damon LIndelof and Carlton Cuse faced fans for the first time since the iconic TV series went off the air three years ago and answered the big questions they have never addressed:. Here are the answers Damon and Carlton gave at tonight's PaleyFest event honoring the 10 th Anniversary of the Lost premiere.
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The big finale of what has been easily one of the most divisive television series of all time had aired the night before on American television. You stumble down the stairs at an altogether too early hour and boot up your laptop and begin the nerve wracking search for a stream online. You need to see the last ever episode of Lost immediately. The stream is worryingly split into two parts, doubling the chances of being stuck with something that buffers at a glacial pace. By accident, you load the second part first. You cry out loud and scramble to close the tab, nearly injuring yourself in the process.
But no, they were not dead all along after their plane crashed. Of course, it almost all ended rather differently Find a ranking of every single Lost episode here. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?
Please refresh the page and retry. The series went on to attract US audiences of just under 24 million viewers and, before long, Lost had become an unprecedented hit, winning Emmys and keeping fans enthralled with a litany of tantalising plot twists and mysteries. Over time, however, some viewers tired of the expanding web of mythology and the lack of concrete answers. Despite fans' frustrations, Lost formed a cult fan base to rival that of The X-Files and, if you had the patience, it became one of the most gripping high-concept US TV shows of its time. Both John Locke and Nigerian drug-lord turned priest Mr Eko come face-to-face with the monster on two separate occasions, the second time not going so well for either of them especially poor Eko.