An amazing episode, its basically a dark version of It’s A Wonderful life showing what could of happened if Lex had taken different choices, but as he awakes he’s learnt to take what he wants.The Santa story was fun Chloe left wondering if it really was Santa.Back at the Kents’ party, Chloe tells Clark about the presents disappearing and says she thinks that he may have possibly been Santa Claus.Clark and Lana spend their first Christmas together as it snows. He is upset with Lionel for ordering surgery with very low odds of survival, asking him, “How dare you play God with my life?Frightened, Lois looks around the basement of the Daily Planet for men on phones.She spots a suspicious-looking delivery man and follows him into a secluded room, then attacks him.
Lex hesitates and says that he wants 24 hours to decide if he wants to go down that path.However, the man is innocent and he begins to walk away.He falls back toward Lois, dead from being stabbed with a pair of scissors.Despite this, Lionel transfers Lex to the Davis Clinic in Metropolis for immediate but extremely risky surgery.
In the alternate reality, Lex and Lana Luthor go to the party at the Kents’ house. He says that Lex is the best man he knows and announces that Lex will receive the Kansas Humanitarian Award. He marvels that he’s never been happier and she tells him that he could have this happiness in reality if he makes the right choice. Lex tells her that he doesn’t want this alternate reality because everyone he’s ever loved has died.
” When Griff asks Lex what his choice was, Lex decides that he will do anything it takes to win the Senate race.