There’s a certain science as to why the Scarlet Speedster is so fast besides the combination of a lighting strike and a particle accelerator explosion. Speed Force may also be responsible for Barry Allen’s powers.
After audiences learned that Dr. Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanaugh) might be the Reverse-Flash in ‘The Man in the Yellow Suit,’ he used the tachyon particle device to energize himself with Speed Force in the latest episode ‘The Sound and the Fury’.
Speed Force is a special energy that gives superhuman abilities to a few characters in the DC Universe, including the Flash (Grant Gustin) as the episode ‘Power Outage’ suggests Barry may be able to access this energy. Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg spoke with ‘Entertainment Weekly’ where he explained that Speed Force will be brought up in future episodes.
Right now, Speed Force is a little bit like the Force in ‘Star Wars’ before midi-chlorians came along. It’s an amorphous thing, which hopefully for comic book fans will make them feel like we’re heading in certain directions. For right now, it’s a catch-all phrase that speaks to a grander universe and a grander power and ultimately grander abilities. If you know the comics then you know what having access to the Speed Force gives you the abilities to do.
Cinema Blend has a pretty accurate prediction that Wells will find a permanent way to access Speed Force in the hopes of defeating the Flash. Kreisberg assures us that we will learn Wells’ ultimate goal this season.
“The end game will happen this season. Wells has a definitive plan. When you look back, you will see he has had a definitive reason for doing all the things he has done throughout the season. We think it makes sense, hopefully you all will too.”