ON THE ISLAND:
- Leader of the Others
- Grew up in the Dharma barracks
- As a child, was shot by a time-traveling Sayid
- Young Ben's life was saved when Richard Alpert agreed to take him into the island temple
BEFORE THE CRASH: Leader of the Others who ordered an infiltration of the crash survivors' camps.
OFF THE ISLAND: Working with Sayid, Ben has Widmore's key people assassinated. He then convinces Jack to reunite the Oceanic 6.
RETURN TO THE ISLAND: A crash survivor of Ajira Airways Flight 316 in the present time. During his return, he is judged by the smoke monster. When he finally meets Jacob, Ben feels his longtime devotion to him has been forsaken and he murders Jacob.