Don’t fall for Loki, the REAL villain will shock you – Inside the Magic
by marvel Loki series sent shockwaves across the Internet. Marvel fans always come back down from the top for amazing twists, cool Easter eggs, and fun cameos. While trying to figure out all the things that the Loki the series has revealed that many are now speculating on who might be behind the mysterious timekeepers.
And all of these theories could be wrong.
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Episode 4, âThe Nexus Eventâ brings Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) past the timekeepers to be pruned. This raises the question of why Judge Ravonna Renslayer (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) didn’t just take them out immediately like she does for Owen Wilson’s character, Mobius M. Mobius.
The Loki variants take over the Time Variance Authority (TVA) thanks to the sudden turn of the Hunter B-15 (Wunmi Mosaku). And Marvel fans are entitled to the astonishing revelation that Timekeepers are not the all-powerful “space lizards” the God of Mischief believed them to be.
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Who Do Fans Believe is the real villain of Loki
Fans immediately jump on Marvel Comics villain Kang the Conqueror like the brain. And there is certainly a lot of evidence to back it up. Kang is a Fantastic Four villain who first appeared in Avengers # 8 in 1964 written by Stan Lee himself.
Kang is a time travel inventor who uses cutting edge technology to control time travel to maintain a version of the timeline where he rules the Universe. He’s certainly capable of creating three giant robots to impersonate the timekeeper to keep the VAT agents online.
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Even more compelling is his connection to Ravonna Renslayer, his longtime love interest in Marvel Comics. Even Ravonna’s VAT number hints that she’s connected to Kang in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the flashback where she captures Sylvie, her badge reads A-23, a reference to his first appearance in Avengers # 23 (1965), where she is shown alongside Kang the Conqueror.
So that fixes that, doesn’t it? Kang the Conqueror is behind it all. The âSacred Timelineâ is his path to world domination.
But, not so fast.
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Here’s why it can’t be Kang the Conqueror
Any Marvel fan who has paid attention to other original series that aired on Disney + – like WandaVision – knows that Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige has led audiences down paths filled with red herrings.
Not so long ago, the fanbase was convinced that Mephisto was going to appear in WandaVision and they always joked that the devil from Marvel Comic will appear in everything from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier at Loki.
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Marvel Studios has already confirmed that the Loki the series will set up the Marvel multiverse for the events Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (March 25, 2021). And it did a lot in just four episodes to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
But there are only two episodes left from the first season of The Trickster God. And Marvel has already confirmed that Kang the Conqueror is appearing in Marvel Phase 4 in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania February 17, 2023.
Can the new God of Mischief series wrap up its story and set up not one but two Marvel movies in its final two episodes?
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So who Is the real villain?
Yes Loki wants to keep the plot simple, so it could’ve been Ravonna from the start, but if the Marvel Studio original series wants to pull off another crazy twist, she could bring in another little-known Marvel Comics character to take on the Prince of Wales. ‘Asgard – The Beyonder.
The Beyonder is one of the most powerful beings in the Marvel Universe. He is literally the physical representation of the multiverse. Although he appears in human form to understand lower beings. His alien race is known as the Beyond that come from a dimension beyond Marvel Omniverse.
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His most famous scenario is the Secret wars (2015) by Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic, where he kidnaps Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Villains to fight on Battleworld. The new version of Secret wars would be a big step forward compared to Infinite Saga because that would serve as a way to introduce the X-Men, Fantastic Four with their villainous Doctor Doom, and the Spider-Verse.
This is the only story that Avenger: infinity war (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019) directors on The Russo brothers said they would come back for.
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This creepy TVA clock mascot, Miss Minutes, made a big reference to Secret wars in the first episode of Marvel Studio Loki. When the Giant Frost Prince was waiting to be treated after escaping with the Tesseract / Space Stone during Time Heist in Avengers: Endgame (2019), he is entitled to an animated reconstruction of a space / time war.
And that post-credit scene with Classic Loki (Richard E. Grant), Worthy Loki (Deobia Oparei), Kid Loki (Jack Veal) and Alligator Loki that seems like a desert version of New York – and if it was Battle world.
Hollywood journalist explains this theory like this:
As for what The Beyonder would gain from secretly overseeing the TVA, well, if he wants a war, then using less powerful variants to hunt down the more powerful and send them into his Battleworld, he’s managed to turn the war into bureaucracy, which has frightening potential. [â¦] Thanos was a mortal who dreamed of being a god. The Beyonder is a god who dreams of being a man, and if he comes, it will take more than prayers for Loki to save the multiverse.
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Battleworld is a place where characters from the Multiverse existed today, just like these variations of the Trickster God. It is an amalgamation of different places in the Marvel Universe where no rules apply. New York City became the Kingdom of Manhattan and was right next to Higher Avalon – the most Asgard-like Battleworld location, where Thor lived.
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Other possible villains
This is only one possible theory of how Loki could end. It could even be a character like Owen Reece aka Molecule Man who was a villain but became a hero when he helped rebuild the Marvel Universe after Secret wars. He was created by the Beyonders as a singularity, being the same in all realities, to function as a “bomb”, which would destroy his universe if he died.
Another option comes from this mid-credits scene. Richard E. Grant’s version of the God of Mischief could be more than just a classic Marvel Comics Loki. It could also be a version known as Ikol (Loki spelled backwards).
Ikol was created by Kieron Gillen in Mystery Journey # 622 in 2011. It was a continuation of the Kid Loki story where this older version of the Asgardian took over Kid Loki’s body and became the God of Stories, who currently exists as Loki in the continuity of Marvel Comic.
Does the whole plot of the Loki Was the series fair so that Old Loki could take back the body of mercurial villain Loki and join the bigger Marvel Cinematic Universe? We all know what makes a Loki a Loki is that he never dies.
New episodes air every Wednesday – the New Friday – on Disney +. So Marvel fans will just have to wait and see who created the VAT after all.
Tell us what you think of this theory or do you strongly think this is Kang the Conqueror after all?