Why are Eobard Thawne and the Flash enemies?


  1. Why are Eobard Thawne and the Flash enemies?
  2. Does Eobard Thawne care about Barry?
  3. Why does Eobard Thawne help Barry?
  4. Is Eobard in love with Barry?

Why are Eobard Thawne and the Flash enemies?

Thawne and Barry become enemies in the show due to multiple time travel events that have yet to be shown/explained. And with how inconsistent time travel and time is in the show, most of these events have both happened and not happened, simultaneously.

Does Eobard Thawne care about Barry?

Eobard Thawne loves Barry Allen. He venerates the Flash. With every fiber of his being, Thawne views the Flash as the center of his universe. He’s a worshipper.

Why does Eobard Thawne help Barry?

Eobard Thawne needed Barry to become The Flash so that he could get back to the future (where he came from). Barry generates the speed force which Thawne uses to run fast. Without Barry he cannot run and get back to where he belongs.

Is Eobard in love with Barry?

It’s that simple. Thawne’s love for, and obsession with Barry Allen has permeated his life so deeply and completely that he is even willing to count his time spent being pummeled half to death by Flash as a win.