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Fitz Small, also known as The Flare, is a character on Netflix's Jupiter's Legacy. He is portrayed by Mike Wade.

He is the heart and soul of The Union. Despite suffering injuries that ended his career as a superhero, he continues to be one of the most valued members of the team. And is often the only thing holding them together in the face of an increasingly hostile world.


Early life[]

Throughout the Series[]

Season 1[]

Painting the Clouds With Sunshine[]

In the present day, Brandon makes a speech about his friends who died in the fight. He feels like he failed. After the ceremony, Fitz Small thanks Brandon, claiming he did the right thing or his daughter Petra Small would have died as well.

What's the Use?[]

In 1929, Sheldon and George Hutchence ask Fitz Small if he wants to join the expedition; Sheldon says that once they get back, they can hire back everyone at the mill, including his father. Fitz is against the idea, but his father asks him to think about the opportunity. In the end, Fitz changes his mind, but he asks Sheldon and George for payment upfront in case something happens to him.

Cover Her Face[]

In 1929, a ship captain mentions how half a dozen ships have been lost to the place that Sheldon and the others are heading to. He decides that it isn’t worth the money. Sheldon wants this captain specifically to lead them in the ocean, so they offer him a lot of money as a result. Sheldon and the group head on to the ship, which isn’t the finest, but the captain states it will do its job.

In 1929, Sheldon points his gun at everyone to stop them from changing course. He can hear his father tell him not to let them take away his destiny. Grace tells Sheldon that what he’s hearing doesn’t matter, as it’s real to him. His father tells him to kill them before it is too late. Grace keeps on trying to persuade Sheldon to put the gun down, and he finally does.

Suddenly, the skies clear, and the sun comes out. Sheldon looks at his father’s watch, and it ticks loudly. The noise is loud for everyone, and they cover their ears. The watch eventually cracks on 02:18.

Later, Grace alerts Sheldon of an island ahead of them. Fitz and everyone else is in complete shock as they have surprisingly made it through the storm, and an island appeared in turn.

Omnes Pro Uno[]

In 1929, Sheldon, Fitz and the crew prepare to venture on the island. Doctor Richard however cannot explain how the island appeared from nowhere. Sheldon tells him that he is a part of this, but Richard is not interested in rowing to the island after losing people from his ship. Sheldon explains that he has nothing to lose but everything to gain. The captain gives Sheldon three days on the island before he leaves without them.

While on the island, Sheldon and the crew make their way through the forest of the island. Sheldon sees a pattern on a tree that’s similar to his drawings. After exploring more, they see some foggy mountains in the distance. Walter is scared and wants everyone to go back to the ship. Suddenly, an explosion occurs in front of them, and a tree shoots up to stop them. Sheldon then mentions to everyone else that the island will not let them leave.

Tensions rise, and Walter continues to proclaim that he wants to leave, so Sheldon tells him to go. Grace tells him they have no choice but to keep ongoing.

As they continue to make their way towards the mountains, they are hit by a sandstorm, and they have to stick together to fight it. When they reach safety, the brothers keep on arguing. Walter sobs and blames the death of their father on Sheldon. He then states they should have never expanded the company. Sheldon tries to calm him down, but he wants to keep moving.

The group finally reaches an enclave, but there does not appear to be a way through.t Sheldon refuses to believe it. As Walter gets angry, they are suddenly shrouded by a big wall above them, and they are locked in. Richard gets angry and blames Sheldon for this, and fights him. Grace sees two skeletons that look like they have killed each other. She believes that the island is testing them because ever since they’ve gotten off the boat, all they’ve done is fight. She also notices the skeletons are a group of six, just like they are. Sheldon states the island wants them to get through adversity, so there must be a way out of this.

When Sheldon and George touch the wall, white and purple patterns appear before them. The rest of the crew touch the wall together. However, when Walter touches the wall, nothing happens. Grace tells Sheldon that they need to unify as brothers for it to work fully. The brothers unite, and the wall begins to open, showing a beam of light as it does. They then walk through the gap that has opened up. Out of nowhere, Walter and Sheldon’s father appears, but he does not look menacing this time, and it’s not part of Sheldon’s imagination because Walter can see him too. Their father tells them that they have completed the ordeal while suffering unthinkable losses and prevailing. Other people appear as well and echo Chester’s sentiments and call the group “worthy”.

Suddenly, there’s a high-energy blast, and the captain who is on the ship looks concerned with his crewmates. However, as they look in the distance, they see the superheroes in the sky.

How It All Ends[]

As Walter continues to struggle inside the Blackstar clone’s mind, Grace asks if he can enter the clone’s mind to help. Later, after Grace is out of Walter's mind and Walter is out of danger, the two of them tell Fitz that Skyfox was in Walter's mind, and it's been him all along.

In 1929, the new superheroes sit around a table, and Grace wonders why they received these powers. Sheldon feels they can do a lot of good with them, but he doesn’t want to govern or kill. George makes a joke about it, but Sheldon is serious, hailing their amazing gifts.


Powers and Abilities[]

  • Super Speed : Leaves yellow aura
  • Flight
  • Photonic Energy Blast
  • Super strength : Has increased strength
  • Longevity


  • Paralyzed


  • Wheelchair



Season 1[]

Memorable Quotes[]