In the mid-season finale, Sara traded the mystical amulet with Reverse Flash for the life of Prof. Stein. He discovered that the powers of the talisman may be beyond anyone’s imagination, he talked about ‘Spear of Destiny’, a powerful artifact (reality gem) that can be used to reshape time & space with a fine comb. What is the one thing that Reverse Flash wants to accomplish in his life? He wants to get rid of Barry Allen without erasing himself in the timeline. He could have crafted the ultimate weapon to alter the reality but in the end, Team Lance took the amulet as well as a medallion. Rip Hunter has been captured by the Legion but he doesn’t remember anything about his past as he has been reprogrammed with a new identity.
Here’re some fascinating facts about ‘Spear of Destiny’ from DC Comics:
The spear of destiny was once used to pierce through the side of Lord Jesus Christ and was passed on from one owner to another throughout history.
At the time of World War II, Adolf Hitler got his hands on the spear which prevented any American superhero whose powers were born out of magic from intervening in the war, hence he created an axis of evil which helped conquer much of the world and establish a sphere of influence. In the end, he corrupted the weapon and anyone who wielded it.
President Bill Clinton ordered Superman to confront Spectre using the spear, instead, it corrupted the Man of Steel and he slayed all of his allies and close friends.
Finally, Batman confronted the Superman and helped him deny the vision and reject the spear.
Recently, in the DC comics, the spear fell into the hands of Dragon King who was the last owner of it as it’s believed to be lost forever.
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