Lost Hallmark: The Others
The Governor and his Woodbury gang share many parallels with Ben and the Dharma crew, back before they merged with the plane crash survivors and were fighting against the Island. And like some sort of Ben/Charles Widmore hybrid, we immediately know we can’t trust The Governor, though the writers are significantly worse at building suspense around him or just creating any motivation for his character whatsoever. In any event, he and his men sure do like killing people, the same way the Others did.
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