Molotov Woman

Season: 1, Episodes: 1, Faction: The Others

Overview

The Molotov woman is an Other of the background cast who accompanied Tom and the Twins when they kidnapped Walt from the raft.

Judgement

Death

Underworld

Fertility (Water)

Fire

On the Island

1×24 – Exodus, Part 2

   

After a brief conversation with the survivors on the raft, Tom declared they were going to take the boy. After Michael furiously refused and Sawyer grabbed his gun, the boat’s lights were shut off, and the Others attacked.

   

After the twin brothers attacked the survivors and captured Walt. This woman threw a Molotov cocktail aboard the raft which exploded and destroyed their vessel. She then captained the Others’ boat back to the island, leaving the survivors to drown in the “fiery” ocean. (“Exodus, Part 2”)

3×19 – The Brig

   

She was later briefly seen in the camp at the Ruins. The Others were camped at the Ruins as Ben had Cooper chained to a stone column. He attempted to manipulate Locke into murdering his father in front of the Others, but Locke ultimately refused to kill his father. He then enlisted Sawyer to do the deed later inside the Black Rock. This act led to Locke being recognized by Ben as the new leader of the Others. (“The Brig”)

6×03 – What Kate Does

   

The Molotov woman was most likely at the Temple with the rest of the Others, and may have fallen victim to The Man in Black.

After Sayid’s resurrection at the Temple, Dogen “tested” Sayid for infection. He failed the test and Dogen mixed together a poison pill and asked Jack to give it to Sayid (to heal the infection).

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Decoded Season 1 Characters

Tom Friendly

The Twins

Walt Lloyd

Michael Dawson

James Sawyer

Jin-Soo Kwon

Key Episode(s) to Decoding the Character

1x24 "Exodus, Part 2"










Ammut, whose name means ‘Devourer of the Dead’, is a Goddess of the netherworld depicted with the head of a crocodile, the front legs of a lion or leopard and the rear of a hippopotamus. Ammut is generally known for her role at the famous judgment scene (Book of the Dead spell 125), in which the heart is weighed against Ma’et, where Ammut sits on all fours waiting to consume the heart which has not been purified. In spell 168, however, she is said to keep the soul sound in the netherworld insofar as she has received offerings from one while alive. Her hippopotamus hindquarters may allude to the childbirth associations of hippopotamus Goddesses such as Taweret and Ipy. Spell 863 of the Coffin Texts, the purpose of which seems to be to secure nourishment for the deceased through an identification with the vulture Goddess Nekhbet, opens with what seems to be a pun on Ammut’s name, addressing Nekhbet with the affirmation “The dead are swallowed for you [em … mut].” The spell goes on to identify the deceased with Nekhbet, whose nourishment is unfailingly provided through this absorption of the dead insofar as they are not subjects of resurrection.

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Further Info

Other Names: Eater of the Dead, the Devourer.

Patron of: destruction of the souls of the wicked.

Appearance: a demon with the head of crocodile, the torso of a leopard and the hindquarters of a hippopotamus.

Description: Ammit sits beneath the Scales of Justice before the throne of Osiris where she waits for the daily flow of souls to come before Osiris for judgment. During the Judging of the Heart, if the deeds of the soul being judged are found to be more wicked than good, Anubis feeds the soul to Ammit. This results in the total annihilation of the person, and there is no hope of further existence.

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Wiki Info

In ancient Egyptian religion, Ammit (also spelled Ammut and Ahemait, meaning Devourer or Bone Eater) was a female demon with a body that was part lion, hippopotamus and crocodile. A funerary deity, her titles included “Devourer of the Dead,” “Eater of Hearts,” and “Great of Death.”

Ammit lived near the scales of justice in Duat, the Egyptian underworld. In the Hall of Two Truths, Anubis weighed the heart of a person against Ma’at, the goddess of truth, who was sometimes depicted symbolically as an ostrich feather. If the heart was judged to be not pure, Ammit would devour it, and the person undergoing judgement was not allowed to continue their voyage towards Osiris and immortality. Once Ammut swallowed the heart, the soul was believed to become restless forever; this was called “to die a second time”. Ammit was also sometimes said to stand by a lake of fire. In some traditions, the unworthy hearts were cast into the fiery lake to be destroyed. Some scholars believe Ammit and the lake represent the same concept of destruction.

Ammit was not worshipped, and was never regarded as a goddess; instead she embodied all that the Egyptians feared, threatening to bind them to eternal restlessness if they did not follow the principle of Ma’at.

Ammit has been linked with the goddess Tawaret, who has a similar physical appearance and, as a companion of Bes, also protected others from evil. Other authors have noted that Ammit’s lion characteristics, and the lake of fire, may be pointers to a connection with the goddess Sekhmet.

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Mythological Family Members & Associated Deities

MA'AT

ANUBIS

OSIRIS

TAWERET

BES

IPY

NEKHBET

SEKHMET


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