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Subj: Re: Ultimates 100 - final issue
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 at 08:22:41 am EDT (Viewed 261 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Ultimates 100 - final issue
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 at 11:17:45 pm EDT (Viewed 324 times)
Maybe I'm missing something but shouldn't there have been a total of eight versions of Eternity referenced? Ultimates 2 #6 established that the war fought between the Aspirants and the "rebels" caused hundreds of new universes to split off from the pure essence of the First Firmament and that those new universes coalesced into a new, collective being, a Second Cosmos who was also the first Multiverse. Eternity's recent death and resurrection caused his change from being the seventh multiverse to the eighth multiverse. Later issues reaffirmed the idea that Galactus is the last survivor of the sixth multiverse and that the current Eternity is the eighth iteration of the multiverse. Meanwhile, the First Firmament is repeatedly described as being the first iteration of All Reality. So, there should be a total of NINE embodiments of reality: the First Firmament plus personifications of the eight multiverses, right? And yet, in this issue, "The Second" is described as being the "first of the new breed" and he and "The Third" even look like the first two multiverses depicted in issue #6. Did somebody miscount?
Shouldn't there be 7. First Firmament, 2-6 and Eternity as both 7 and 8? We got a new universe but we didn't really get a new Eternity right?
The second is a new breed because that iteration of the universe became a multiverse. FF was just a single universe but he still counts as the first of the 8 iterations of the universe.