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Awesome Female Characters: Juliet Burke and The Power of Choice
By Sabienna Bowman
The weirdo island featured on ABC’s Lost became infamous for its lady issues. Women who became pregnant on the island were doomed to die in childbirth. Why? We never found out, it may have had something to do with the homicidal character introduced in the final season known simply as “Mother” or it could have been tied to Ben’s own parental issues since the problems didn’t arise until some time after the 70s. Some fans (myself included) have speculated the problem was a result of the hydrogen bomb the castaways detonated in 1977. Whatever the reason, it was those pesky fertility issues that brought Juliet Burke to the island and into viewers’ lives.