Talk:Deccan Ribobe

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Moving Pictures predates Lost by a good bit. So while this annotation is interesting, it's not an annotation; it's unlikely to be a reverse annotation either, unless someone produces evidence that JJ Abrams intended the reference. I've moved it from the main to the talk page.Moishe Rosenbaum (talk) 23:35, 29 December 2020 (UTC)


A similar predicament to that of Deccan is the fate that befalls the character Desmond Hume [1] in the US TV series LOST. Stranded on an island he sits in a forgotten bunker, known as the Hatch and must type a code into the computer every 108 minutes, having been told by his now deceased predecessor that failure to do so will result in the end of the world due to the electromagnetic energy trapped beneath the bunker.

Like Deccan, Desmond cannot leave the site or look for help or another to take his place, as he can only travel for 54 minutes before he must return to enter the code. Also like Deccan he must perform his duty on blind faith that something bad will happen if he fails to enter the code. Both are eventually vindicated: Death helpfully confirms to Deccan what will happen now he’s died, while Desmond finally allows the timer to run out, resulting in the sky turning purple as a shrill humming noise and violet-white light envelops the entire island, causing the Oceanic 815 survivors and the Others alike on opposite sides of the island to collapse in pain.