Explained end of “The Flash” – Season 9: what happened to Barry, his team and Eddie
BEWARE, SPOILER ALERT. The ninth and final season of “The Flash”, The CW series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns, ended on May 24, 2023 with the fourth episode of the series of episodes titled ‘A New World’. The final episode was written by Eric Wallace and Sam Chalsen and was directed by Vanessa Parise.
In ‘A New World’, Barry (Grant Gustin) goes missing and finds himself in a place where he meets many familiar faces. Meanwhile, Iris is alarmed by Barry’s disappearance and Team Flash is affected by a mysterious substance, but they work together to figure out how to protect Barry, while she is very careful who they trust.
Also, the fastest man alive must overcome the biggest challenge yet: save timeline and existenceso friends old and new come together for an epic battle to save Central City, one last time.
WHAT HAPPENED AT THE END OF SEASON 9 OF “THE FLASH”?
In the last episode of “Flash”, Eddie, who succumbed to the power of the blue crystal and becomes Cobalt Blue, revives four of Barry’s enemy speedsters thanks to the Negative Speed Force. It is about Savitar, Zoom, Godspeed and Reverse-Flash/ Eobard Thawne, who plan to eliminate the Scarlet Speedster and change history.
When Barry is at the hospital accompanying Iris, who is in labor, Cobalt Blue appears and threatens to kill Allen and end his lineage, which would lead to shutting down the Speed Force and creating a new timeline. To protect his wife, the protagonist of The CW series lures his enemy to an esplanade in front of STAR Labs.
While Barry confronts Eddie, the members of Team Flash take care of the other sinister speedsters. Cecile defeats Godspeed, XS defeats Savitar, and Allegra bests Reverse-Flash. However, when Jay Garrick arrives, he absorbs the power of the blue crystal and weakens Jay. Cobalt Blue, he reveals his true plan: to absorb the super speed of the villains he revived.
With Khione’s help, Barry reaches the Negative Speed Force to convince Eddie not to go through with his plan. Allen explains that as avatars of the two speed forces they can align with each other, end the cycle of murder, and create a better world. Something Eddie accepts, but warns that they will not always “agree”. However, Barry indicates that they will work together to find a way.
WHAT DOES THE END OF SEASON 9 OF “THE FLASH” MEAN?
Khione assures that this is the best option, since otherwise the battle against the Negative Speed Force would never end because if they kill Eddie Thawne he would choose a new avatar. Therefore, now at last there is “balance” between the two Speed Forces.
On the other hand, at the end of the last season of “Flash”, Chester becomes a Chunk and Caitlin Snow returns after Khione ascended to a higher plane of existence and became a goddess.
Also, Barry arrives in time to see the birth of his daughter Nora, later, Joe proposes to Cecile, and Barry shares his connection to the Speed Force with three others in order to create a better world.. The chosen ones are Jess Chambers, Max Mercury and Avery Ho.
The first is a new addition to the Arroverse, the existence of the second was suggested in season 8 of “The Flash” when Barry claimed to see someone named Max in the Speed Force, while the latter appeared in the eighth season 8 of the series. from The CW.
But they are not the only ones who will carry on the legacy of Barry Allen, since little Nora’s eyes show blue lightning.