'The River' recap: Up The Creek
And not only do they enjoy being sexy and Germanic together, but they are also both in on the plot to destroy anybody finding out about the Source or whatever was going on in that Dharma compound we found last week. And as if the cold-blooded murder of scientists weren't dear enough, they're also very much in love and getting married. Why, that almost makes me not care about the fact that they are murdering thugs and so evangelically opposed to... Whatever is going on.
What that is, exactly, is a lot of pseudoscientific hoohah, but apparently the Dharmas were operating on the secret angel people -- some of whom have wings of bone, some of whom have Lena's birthmark -- in order to synthesize their immortality mutation into a retrovirus that can cure cancer.
Yeah, you heard me. I left out no words, nor did I rearrange them into nonsense. That's just actually what this show is about, apparently.