Now we’re talkin’. Much of the hiatus since Lost’s last episode a month ago were spent without much thought about the show, something I think was precipitated by the inconsistent quality of the season thus far. I’d almost forgotten there was a new episode until this morning, my interest had waned so much. Well, give all due credit to the brain trust behind Lost, because after tonight’s payoff-of-sorts, I’m back to firm footing on the grounds of Lost fandom, counting the minutes until next Thursday’s episode. I’m all for understated character development most of the time, but it’s nice to get explosions, gun battles, black smoke freight trains, time travel, and a towering hurricane of wanton death and destruction every once in a while too.