With just a precious few episodes left in the series, "The Last Recruit" does an exceptional job of moving the plot forward. As the episode begins, Jack's group makes contact with The Man in Black and his followers. This sets both MiB's and Sawyer's plans in motion. Meanwhile, Desmond continues to interfere in the lives of Flight 815 passengers as the pieces of the flash-sideways puzzle begin to find their place. It's a transition episode, make no mistake about it, but there are plenty of key reunions and another important question answered.