'The Flash' Season 6 Episode 18: Will Iris need Bloodwork's blood to escape from the Mirrorverse as well?
Barry Allen's (Grant Gustin) powers are dying, Iris West (Candice Patton) is still stuck in the Mirrorverse, Eva McCulloch (Efrat Dor) is going to wreak havoc and now Godspeed is returning in the upcoming episode. Barry, who can barely fight, is still determined to go up against the villain, even though his friends advise him not to. It goes without saying that this fight will drain whatever is left of Barry's emotional and physical energy.
In the previous episode 'Liberation', the much-awaited West-Allen reunion did not happen, though we did get to see finally an emotional moment between the couple. Stuck behind a mirror, Iris and Barry managed to have a one-sided tearful conversation and made a promise that they will find a way to each other soon.
In 'Liberation', Barry finally put two and two together and realized that Mirror Iris wasn't Iris. Meanwhile, in order to rescue Eva from the Mirrorverse, Mirror Iris gets Bloodwork's blood. Just as she throws it at the mirror, Barry confronts her, and what follows is a rather deadly Terminator-ish fight. Unable to defeat her with his failing powers, Barry gets through to her emotionally and Mirror Iris confesses that she wants to be alive. A furious Eva McCulloch kills her and escapes from the mirror. Yet a little bit of the blood is still left in the vial, would the real Iris require this to escape from the Mirrorverse, or will she find her own way out?
There are many ways this could go, including Barry finally creating an artificial Speed Force and being able to save Iris, provided that he isn't exactly dead beat after his fight with Godspeed. Or Iris could actually find a way to escape along with Kamilla (Victoria Park) and Singh, as planned, without using Bloodwork's blood, because God knows that just might lead to complications of its own.
This season has been a handful, as it's been stuffed chockfull with villains pouring in from every corner as well as the multiversal Crisis that shook up everything and destroyed the multiverse. What's going to happen next?
'The Flash' airs on The CW on Tuesdays at 9 pm.