After the crazy revelation of Iris West dying in the future in the Flash mid-season finale, fans are wondering if that’s going to to come true. In TV Line’s Ask Ausiello, where fans ask what going to happen on future episodes of shows, a fan asked what’s going to happen to Iris in the future? Ausiello gave a direct quote from the showrunner , Aaron Helbing.
“The best spin we can offer is that, having seen (himself see) his love get slain by Savitar in the not-too-distant future, Barry will do all that is in his power to avert that ending. ‘Obviously Barry loves Iris more than anything,’ notes co-showrunner Aaron Helbing, ‘and now that he has gotten a glimpse of the future, the thrust of the back half of the season is Barry trying to do whatever it takes to save her’ — with critical assists from both Cisco and Iris’ brother Wally, aka the newly christened Kid Flash. BONUS SCOOP: Helbing warns not to assume that Iris’ death and Barry’s subsequent suffering account for two of Savitar’s three prophecies. ‘The future is malleable,’ the EP notes. ‘Anything can happen.’”
It’s interesting that Helbing brings up the prophecies of Savitar. When Barry traveled to the future after defeating Savitar, he saw Iris getting killed by Savitar. There’s two questions. How does Savitar come back, and will Iris actually dies at the end of the season? Only time will answer these questions when the show comes back January 24.