‘The Flash’: 3 Burning Questions About Season 6 Episode 17 ‘Liberation’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Flash Season 6 Episode 17, titled “Liberation,” helped set the stage and prime the gamers for what’s to come back on the finish of the season. Team Flash remained disconnected as they’ve for many of the season, and their separate missions opened doorways to new potentialities and threats. “Liberation” revealed truths, but it surely additionally spurred additional questions. With that in thoughts, right here are some things to ponder till the following episode of The Flash.

[Spoiler warning: This article accommodates particulars about The Flash Season 6 Episode 17.]

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1. Why didn’t Cecile sense that Mirror Iris wasn’t Iris?

In “Liberation,” Barry lastly figures out that Mirror Iris
is a pretend. Although he’s not aware about all the main points of who or what she is, he’s
satisfied that she’s not his spouse. Barry lets Cecile in on his idea, and
though she is skeptical, the authorized eagle humors him.

Back at STAR Labs, Barry lures Mirror Iris to a gathering with him, Cecile, and Nash. He makes use of a tool to detect the imposter’s true nature, however she turns the tables with the assistance of Eva from contained in the Mirrorverse. In a twist, Barry is “exposed” because the imposter and thrown within the clink at STAR Labs.

Later, Mirror Iris continues to spin her internet of lies, and Cecile’s telepathic metahuman talents kick in (lastly), and he or she senses one thing is off. She hightails it all the way down to the pipeline to free Barry.

“You are Barry. I know it in my heart. And I’m willing to bet my life on it. Now go get Iris back,” she says to Barry with that particular Cecile sass that followers have grown to adore.

But why didn’t her powers assist her sniff out Iris’ double over the last six episodes? Does Eva imbue the mirror doubles with some sort of meta blocker? This obtrusive element deserves an evidence within the coming episodes.

2. Will Barry get his tremendous pace again throughout ‘The Flash’ Season 6?

“I want my pace again, my lightning, all my powers if I’m
gonna save her,” says Barry, “I do know in my coronary heart that the actual Iris is out
there someplace ready for me to seek out her. I gained’t let her down.”

Barry’s powers have been fading because the dying of the Speed
Force, and he has been determined to regain his full talents, particularly now
that he is aware of he has been dwelling with an imposter, and the actual Iris is in
hazard. Hence, the large brains at STAR Labs have been working with him to construct
a man-made Speed Force.

Fans can relaxation assured that The Flash will certainly succeed primarily based on what the present’s government producer, Eric Wallace, advised CBR in an interview. Wallace mentioned, “Barry has to get his pace again sooner or later. I imply, the present is known as The Flash.”

The query of when stays high of thoughts. Wallace confirmed to CBR that season 6 might be reduce quick with simply 19 episodes as an alternative of the deliberate 22-episode season arc because of the manufacturing shutdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Will Barry recapture his pace earlier than the tip of the abbreviated season, or will his powers proceed to dwindle till after season 7 kicks off?

3. Where has Eva McCulloch stashed the actual Kamilla and Police
Commissioner Singh?

In season 6 episode 16, “So Long and Goodnight,” followers
realized that Eva McCulloch, aka the Mirror Master, had not solely kidnapped Iris
and Kamilla, however she had additionally snatched Commissioner Singh. His mirror reproduction has
been dwelling in the actual world together with Mirror Iris and Mirror Kamilla, doing Eva’s

“All that matters is Eva’s will,” says Mirror Iris on this week’s episode. Meanwhile, the actual Iris has gotten smart to Eva’s evil plan and vows to seek out Kamilla and Singh.

Have they been below lock and key this whole time? If so, can Iris hope to seek out and rescue them within the huge Mirrorverse? Will their hair and make-up be as flawless as Mrs. West-Allen’s nonetheless is after weeks of captivity? Can the three allies escape their Mirror jail by the large finale?

These and extra questions loom, but it surely stays to be seen which threads might be tied up this season and what is going to linger till season 7.

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