The story of the MCU’s god of evil apparently ended in the second season of Loki.
In the last episode, the character of Tom Hiddleston He decided to live in isolation to keep the timelines under control and keep his friends alive.
However, letting Loki sit on a throne at the end of time wasn’t the first idea the series’ creative team had.
Second Radar+ gamesdirector Aaron Moorhead revealed in the documentary Marvel Studios: Assembled – The Making of Loki season 2 to the Disney+ another series finale.
Aaron Moorhead said that at first he had no idea about Loki’s sacrifice, he would simply save the Time Frame from collapsing and then ascend the Throne of the End Times.
“There was a draft of the script at the very end, at the very end. Something wasn’t right for us about this. And the thing was, this draft didn’t involve Loki destroying the Time Loom. He saved the Lacrima from imploding and then took the throne. We all knew something was happening, we just didn’t know what. Because it was like he was trying to save Tear and get the throne and everything.”
He continued: “But the problem is that he didn’t have to sacrifice himself and we realize, why doesn’t he destroy the Rip and then have to take on the huge responsibility of the Rip? It seems so obvious now, it seems like exactly the right choice. But that was a turning point in development, when we realized that Loki needed to destroy and become Tear”.
Many fans agreed with the ending given to Loki, given his entire career in the MCU, which began as a destroyer of worlds and ended as a savior of the universe.
Even Tom Hiddleston agrees that this is Loki’s last story in the MCU. The actor said: “Everything closes. It’s the conclusion of season 2, it’s also the conclusion of seasons 1 and 2. It’s also the conclusion of six movies, 12 episodes, and 14 years of my life. 14 years. I was 29 when I was chosen, now I’m 42. It’s been a journey“.
The two seasons of Loki are available on Disney+.