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"Burning Secrets": Wally West recounts the tale of the only time he saw fear on Barry Allen's face. During a fight with Cobalt Blue, Barry felt the source of his power, the Speed Force, and began to


Quote1 What you and I can do ... that's a lot to ask of electrified chemicals. For the first time, I felt a sense of this power coming from beyond us. From an unknown force. And I wondered, Wally ... are we even human? Quote2
-- Flash (Barry Allen)



Appearing in "Burning Secrets"

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Synopsis for "Burning Secrets"

Wally West recounts the tale of the only time he saw fear on Barry Allen's face. During a fight with Cobalt Blue, Barry felt the source of his power, the Speed Force, and began to worry he had lost his humanity. Wally assured Barry he was the most human guy he knows, and years later, he was able to learn a lot more about the Speed Force firsthand.

Appearing in "Like Straws in a Hurricane"

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  • Tally

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  • Unnamed down-sized middle manager

Other Characters:

  • J. Wilmer Tarott
  • Marcus (Assistant)
  • Ken Cordler
  • Unnamed wife
  • Jeeko Norlock
  • Larry (Assistant)
  • Paul

Locations:

  • J. Wilmer Tarott's Office
  • Ken Cordler's Office

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  • Jeeko Norlock's Yacht

Synopsis for "Like Straws in a Hurricane"

Frustrated with being unable to meet with several of the big names in the media business, Jesse Chambers decides to "arrange" for Jesse Quick to pull the CEOs into her office and give them a first-hand demonstration of how their unethical business practices have ruined people's lives.

Appearing in "Childsplay"

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  • Zachary

Villains:

  • Dame Lucretia Pritchard
  • Archimedes Schott

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  • Numerous unnamed orphans

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  • Schott Toy Factory
  • Pritchard Asylum

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Synopsis for "Childsplay"

Whip Whirlwind tries to prevent a factory owner from mistreating his child workers, but his efforts only inspired the owner to want to get out of the business altogether — after burning down the factory with the children still inside to collect the insurance payment. Luckily, one of the kids is able to escape the burning the building and find Whip Whirlwind, who saves the children and ensures the factory owner and his accomplice, the corrupt orphanage worker, are thrown into jail, while the orphans are sent to a proper orphanage.

Appearing in "A Stranger with My Face"

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  • Unnamed henchman (Flashback only)

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  • Keystone City Bank Repository
  • Keystone City Prison
  • Joan William's Apartment Building
  • Mount Copper Warehouse

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  • Violins of Doom

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Synopsis for "A Stranger with My Face"

While trying to save his girlfriend, Joan Williams, Jay Garrick falls into the Fiddler's trap, which is specially designed to counteract his super speed. But an older version of Jay appears from the future to tell his younger self that he simply has to walk out of the trap at normal speed.

Appearing in "The Sacrifice"

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Synopsis for "The Sacrifice"

After Cobalt Blue poisoned his son, Blaine Allen absorbed all molecular motion on the planet to keep Jace alive a little while longer. But when he realizes everyone else on Petrus will die, Blaine decides to take his dying boy to the Speed Force where he might live in a heaven-like state. But Blaine fails in his mission, and becomes one with the Speed Force instead, leaving his son behind. However, Jace's exposure to the Speed Force gives him super speed, which allows him to hyper-metabolize the poison out of his system and survive.

Notes

  • In "A Stranger with My Face," an editor's note indicates that the mystery of Jay Garrick's future self be solved in upcoming issue Wonder Woman #129.

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