if you could harness it, you could change what it means to be human.
So many people have been hurt because of me, and when I looked at you, all I saw was a potential victim of my hubris. It's gonna be that feeling of uselessness when you can't do anything. And the hardest thing you're going to have to face is not some monster out there with powers. I used to think that the further away I got from it the less it would hurt, but some days the pain is worse than the day that it happened. Leonard Snart: Once the armored car called 911 we had 182 seconds before any cop could be on the scene. Well, if the Flash were my son, I'd tell him a few things. But the most important thing for him to know, I feel, is that his father's proud of him. I'm good at reading people, so I know I can trust you with my suspicion. And the Flash, and the Flash's speed, is the key to my returning to my world. And no one is going to prevent that from happening. [starts vibrating his hand] But you're not that smart. Because I have been stuck here, marooned here, in this place for fif-teen long years. When I was a child I saw my mother killed by something impossible. And one day, I'll find who killed my mother and get justice for my father. Watching over your city like a guardian angel, making a difference, saving people in a flash.
To the outside world I am an ordinary forensic scientist, but secretly I use my speed to fight crime and find others like me. Because you can inspire people in a way that I never could. I have been a cop for almost as long as you've been alive. but when I'm out there helping people, making a difference... Finally realized something, we were all struck by that lightning. You're just the man who kept me fed and in clothes, who sat by my bed every night until I fell asleep because I was afraid of the dark, helped me with my homework. Joe: You think I don't understand what you're feeling? Feel the ground, your feet lifting you up, pushing you forward, and the lightning - Barry, feel the lightning. It's electricity pumping through your veins, crackling through you, traveling to every nerve in your body, like a shock. Barry: I'm getting faster, faster than I've ever been, and I wonder if it's because lately something's chasing me. Will it be because we got the idea from this picture?