The future of Thomas Shelby has been a burning question after the finale. We all know a lot happened in the recent season and we will break it down.
Before diving into the possibilities of his future. We will discuss down points and facts about the previous seasons. There are spoilers for peak blinders season 4 and 5 as well.
Thomas Shelby Mental Illness:
It is clear that Thomas Shelvy is suffering from PMD after world war 1. However, he didn’t go through any therapy so he is always anxious and always drinking.
In the future, it is believed that Thomas is going to be in an asylum. He tried to kill himself after he failed to kill Oswald Mosley.
After he failed to assassinate the fascist leader. Tommy was seen as acting paranoid and crazy. The gang leader was almost seen going for suicide.
But, we can not say much about this matter.it is not confirmed whether Tommy will be in an asylum or dead.
Alfie Solomons is back:
Another factor that indicated the future of Thomas Shelby and the razor gang is also the presence of Alfie in the show. Alfie gave Thomas a good piece of advice back then. Thomas has more in mind for Alfie.
However, Thomas asked help from Alfie to lend him some jew men to assassinate Oswald Mosley.
Michael Gray initiative to Overtake Thomas and Peaky blinders
Michael Gray was seen giving his new drug dealing business with Americans to Thomas. According to him, Thomas should give up his illegal businesses and team up with Micahel. Thomas took this as an offense and became all angry with him.
Winston Churchill is the man because of whom Thomas Shelby is alive in the first place. But, after the finale, it is clear that Thomas has the full support of Winston Churchill. According to him Thomas and him both of them.are in thee same-same situation like world war 1.
But, he told Thomas to do everything he can in order to stop Oswald from his vile acts.
What is going to be the future of Thomas Shelby and the Peaky Blinders?
Now that we did the recap let’s move towards the future.
Thomas will and up in asylum: Future of Thomas Shelby.
It is the only plot arc left. Thomas has been acting a little off. Birmingham gang leader almost tried to kill himself. After he was failed to kill Oswald. So, it is truly believed that asylum is the best what to revive the character of Thomas from the shock and trauma of war and losing his loved ones.
Michael will try to kill Thomas or else.
Michael has a plan B regarding Thomas. Many people are believing that plan B is totally relating to putting end to Thomas. Plotting plans to murder Thomas can be on his mind. But, we never know.
Thomas will be openly rooting for communism.
However, until this Date, Thomas was completely cold towards communism. But after his interaction with these Jessie Eden and death of ben younger. He is in total. Communist now doing good things. People believe that Thomas will be openly rooting for communism ignoring deals with Mosely and calling another war.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.