'Eternals' Ending Explained: No loose ends, but this story NEEDS a definite sequel

The end forces the need for a part II that hasn't been greenlit by Marvel yet


                            'Eternals' Ending Explained: No loose ends, but this story NEEDS a definite sequel
A still from 'Eternals' (Marvel Studios)
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Much of the storyline in 'Eternals' deals with "the emergence," an event that is set in motion by the energy that was let out when half the population snapped back post Tony Stark's snap in 'Avengers: Endgame'. This causes a considerable earthquake bringing back the Deviants, the Eternals' foes since ages. It also reveals the true plan of the Celestials — Bring an end to the earth that in turn gives birth to a new Celestial and new worlds in the process. 

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The emergence eventually begins in the form of a erupting volcano and provides the sight of the Celestial Tiamut seemingly arising from the center of the planet. As his palm and head begins to show, he is frozen stiff by Sersi (Gemma Chan), who is still fending off Ikaris' (Richard Madden) attackes after he reveals that he killed Ajak (Salma Hayek), while Sprite (Lia McHugh) joins forces with Ikaris as they try to aid the emergence of Tiamut. Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani) has left the team, leaving Sersi, Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry) Druig (Barry Keoghan) and Makkari (Lauren Ridloff) to fight.

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The concept of Uni-Mind comes into play as the Eternals combine forces and use it as the key weapon against the Celestials. And with Sersi as the Primer Eternal succeeding Ajak, she benefis from the Uni-Mind and stopping the birth of the Celestial. And with that, the day is pretty much saved. A guilty and devastated Ikaris practically flies into the sun frying himself in the process, while Sprite now becomes a human. One group of the heroes, Thena (Angelina Jolie), Makkari and Druig use the Domo, their spaceship to find new Eternals, while Sersi, Phastos, Kingo stay on earth.

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The second group doesn't essentially have a happy ending as Arishem, their creator snatches them after they betray his plan of bringing Tiamut to life. He isn't too pleased with their actions and says they will be judged for the events that have taken place. For those unware, Arishem is knows as "Arishem the judge" and has the power to decide who lives and who dies. The question remains: Will these heroes be rescued or do they pay the price for what they did?

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'Eternals' is currently in cinemas now.