Though the truth that he is main a cult is fairly on-brand for Klaus, followers are nonetheless theorizing as to why he determined to take action. There are a number of concepts going again to Season 1 when Klaus unintentionally travelled again to the 1960s and served within the Vietnam Conflict.
Viewers will recall that when Klaus was in Vietnam, he met Dave (Cody Ray Thompson) with whom he fell deeply in love. However in a heartbreaking twist, Dave was killed in battle, leaving Klaus devastated. As soon as Klaus returned to his personal time sooner or later, he even tried to remain sober so he might higher talk with Dave within the spirit world, which proved simply how necessary Dave was to Klaus.
One principle that’s been making the rounds on Reddit posts is that Klaus began the cult to save lots of Dave from getting killed in Vietnam. Followers are suggesting that since Klaus first met Dave round 1968 in Vietnam and the U.S. formally began sending troops to Vietnam in 1965, Klaus varieties his cult earlier than each occasions happen and doing so could also be his try at stopping the warfare from beginning within the first place, thereby averting Dave’s loss of life.
On condition that Klaus’s cult relies on peace and love and on condition that the trailer shares that the Hargreeves are in 1963, Klaus might have been making an attempt to preempt the anti-war motion and the warfare itself along with his cult. In accordance with the Reddit consumer who prompt the idea, the theme of averting the apocalypse which runs all through the present additionally ties into Klaus’s cult as he tries to make use of the time soar to alter occasions that led to the top of Klaus’s personal world: Dave’s loss of life in Vietnam.
Different followers are hoping for a Dave and Klaus reunion in Season 2 since on this timeline Dave isn’t lifeless but.
Season 2 of The Umbrella Academy drops July 31 on Netflix.