Warning: Main SPOILERS forward for Disaster on Infinite Earths.
Half Three of “Disaster on Infinite Earths” ended on a large cliffhanger, making it far greater than something that is ever been tried by any of the 5 Arrowverse exhibits. With solely a handful of major characters left alive, the heroes of the Arrowverse are undoubtedly going through their darkest hour.
Within the third a part of the crossover, which aired as an episode of The Flash, Barry (Grant Gustin) discovered the gadget that will destroy Earth-1, the antimatter cannon, which was being powered by Earth-90’s Barry Allen (John Wesley Shipp). Earth-90’s Barry sacrificed himself to avoid wasting the multiverse, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient. The Anti-Monitor’s trump card was Harbinger (Audrey Marie Anderson), who he used to kill the Monitor (LaMonica Garrett).
On account of fast considering by Pariah (Tom Cavanagh), the seven paragons had been spirited away earlier than Earth-1 could possibly be destroyed by the antimatter. One of many seven paragons, Earth-96’s Superman (Brandon Routh), was changed and killed by a magic spell solid by Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer). The Infinite Earths are all gone, leaving all hope within the palms of Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), Batwoman (Ruby Rose), Flash, Martian Manhunter (David Harewood), White Canary (Caity Lotz), Ryan Choi (Osric Chau), Lex Luthor, and presumably Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who was in Purgatory with Jim Corrigan (Stephen Lobo). These signify, respectively, the paragons of Hope, Braveness, Love, Future, Honor, Humanity, and Superman was Reality.
The ending of “Disaster on Infinite Earths – Half 3” additionally attracts a number of parallels to the MCU’s Avengers: Infinity Struggle, which ended with half of the universe being worn out by Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet. Solely a small variety of MCU heroes had been left standing. The scenario in “Disaster on Infinite Earths” is definitely even worse, because the Anti-Monitor destroyed much more than simply half of 1 universe. By some means, eight characters are going to should work collectively and pull out a victory over the Anti-Monitor. Nonetheless, it is going to be a month earlier than followers will get to see how this occurs. The five-part occasion was break up up in order that the primary three hours aired throughout three consecutive nights. The final two (Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow) will air collectively in a single night time on January 14.
The annual Arrowverse crossovers at all times air in the identical week, and have by no means been interrupted by a month-long break, so “Disaster on Infinite Earths” is a primary for the Arrowverse in additional methods than one. Arrowverse producer Marc Guggenheim has confirmed that it wasn’t a coincidence that “Disaster” was scheduled this manner. Based mostly on the place issues had been left, plainly the Arrowverse did certainly decide the very best — or maybe the worst — place for a cliffhanger, which is certain to gas enthusiasm and hypothesis over the occasion’s return.
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