"I cinta you."
What anda saw on television, the tampil itself, was the ten percent of the 'iceberg' above the water. But the majority of our time in the writer's room was spent constructing the part below it. The details. The timeliness. The intricate backstories... -Darlton

That is an excerpt from the meneruskan, ke depan provided oleh Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse for the official lost Encyclopedia. I happen to own that glorious book and I thought I'd take a menit and share with anda the highlights for us Jaters.

Kate's section on Jack's page
Jack was immediately attracted to Kate Austen after she mustered the courage to stitch up his wound from the crash. When Jack challenged Kate to a game of skills, he was surprised to learn how good she was and thrilled to find a mutual interest. Her independence both intrigued and annoyed him. This was a woman Jack could never control atau predict her behavior.
She aspired to be Jack's equal, but inside she suffered with feeling of inadequacy

Aware of the chemistry Kate also shared with Sawyer, Jack often used his medical skills to gain the upperhand. He coerced Sawyer into returning Kate's Halliburton case oleh threatening to stop giving Sawyer the antibiotic for the infection in his arm wound.

After Sawyer, in a fever-induced delirium, told Jack that he loved Kate, she kissed Jack when she was feeling upset. Jack began falling lebih in love
He still struck a bargain so that Kate could be safe.
with her while in front of his eyes she grew closer to Sawyer. The cinta segi tiga, segitiga intensified when all three were imprisoned on Hydra island. Jack was heartbroken when he saw Kate and Sawyer make cinta in the cages, but he still struck a bargain so that Kate could be safe. Jack didn't want to see Kate with Sawyer, so he made Kate swear not to come back to save him.

Their subsequent rescue changed everything. As part of the Oceanic Six, Jack, Kate, and Aaron became a family. But their engagement and happiness were short-lived. When Jack learned that Claire was his half-sister, his guilt over leaving Claire on the island and watching Kate raise Aaron overwhelmed him. Jack became jealous of Kate and her secretive phone calls. He became convinced she was having an affair and a similar pattern of behavior he exhibited with Sarah began to repeat itself with Kate.
He got the woman he loved safely off the island.


Returning to the island, Jack left their relationship in the hands of fate. Ultimately, they declared their mutual cinta before they parted for a final time. Jack's last thought was that he did what he promised: He got the woman he loved safely off the island.


Jack's section on Kate's page
From the moment they met, Jack Shephard asked lebih of Kate than she thought she could give. As she bravely stitched up his gaping wound on the beach, he told her how he found courage oleh counting to five during a botched operation. In that moment, their mutual admiration began, and they bonded for life.

In that moment, their mutual admiration began, and they bonded for life.
Kate was ambivalent about Jack's need to fix and find order in the wake of the Oceanic crash. She aspired to be Jack's equal, but inside she suffered with feelings of inadequacy due to the myriad of sins she didn't want to share with him. With Jack, she felt his suffocating need for her to reach her potential, and that caused Kate to do what came naturally -run. Yet their attraction and chemistry was undeniable, and when Kate let her guard down -as she did when she told jack the origin of the toy plane- she gave him a glimpse of her vulnerable self.

Often, Kate and Jack simply tested one another as they jousted for dominance within the camp. When Kate, Sawyer and Jack were taken oleh the others to Hydra island, Kate moved closer to Sawyer
Yet their attraction and chemistry was undeniable
romantically, but she was conflicted when Jack found out. When Kate and Sawyer were free, Jack told her to leave with Sawyer; but she fought him because she didn't want her bond with Jack to die. Back on the main island when Jack admitted to Kate that he loved her, she still couldn't accept it.

Once they escaped the island as members of the Oceanic Six, Kate completed her court trial, and finally entered a real relationship with Jack. Despite their engagement and home-life, Kate's happiness with Jack was short-lived. Jack's dark side ultimately consumed their relationship through alcohol and jealousy and they were finally even in their frailties. Though they slept together one last time before returning to the island, their
As he bled for it, and just before Kate headed home, they declared their mutual cinta one last time.
relationship fate was sealed. Jack realized that his true purpose was with the island; and as he bled for it, and just before Kate headed home, they declared their mutual cinta one last time.


From Sawyer's section on Kate's page
Kate was unable to accept atau return his [Sawyer] love, as she was torn between her feelings for James and Jack. Back on the main island, their relationship to one another became awkward. Kate used Sawyer to get at Jack; and Sawyer struck back in equally unkind ways.

From Juliet's section on Jack's page
She [Juliet] began to express feelings for him and the two shared a kiss, Jack realized, however, that he truly loved Kate.
A segi tiga, segitiga that featured Jack as a rival that Sawyer knew in his jantung he couldn't best.


From Juliet's section on Kate's page
Initially, Juliet and Kate were simply rivals for Jack's affections. Juliet didn't mince words when she told Kate the harsh truth about what her actions with Sawyer had done to Jack. Kate continued her hostility until Juliet performed an appendectomy on Jack. Juliet laid down her own pohon salam, laurel leaf when she admitted to Kate that Jack was not in cinta with her.
His true love, Kate, and his father helped him fully let go.

From Kate's section on Sawyer's page
They [Sawyer and Kate] became pasangan while incarcerated on Hydra island and, lebih importantly, Sawyer allowed himself to admit that he loved her. But the pair danced around one another in a segi tiga, segitiga that featured Jack as a rival that Sawyer knew in his jantung he couldn't best.

Sideways for Kate
Their [Kate and Claire] destined connection at Aaron's birth opened Kate's jantung to her life with Claire, Aaron, and Jack.

Sideways for Jack
This process [Locke's operation] moved Jack toward a place where his true love, Kate, and his father helped him fully let go and pindah on with his loved ones from the island.

"I have always been with you."