Not only did the sixth episode introduce Jonathan Majors as comedian-e-book villain Kang the Conqueror (even if the “Kang” element of the title went unsaid), but it closed by saying for the duration of the credit score sequence that the Marvel collection would return for a 2nd season, which clarifies all the unfastened finishes still left dangling throughout its timeline.
In what can only be explained as an audacious stroke — location up a tale that promises to ripple via the Marvel motion pictures through streaming services Disney+ — that promise seems to have been understood. Kang (lacking yet another title at this position) spent most of the finale laying out a alternative for Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino): Get more than the Time Variance Authority or eliminate him, and unleash “cataclysmic chaos” in the sort of “multiversal war” throughout numerous realities.
Loki believed him but his variant soulmate did not, and her impulsive conclusion seemed to induce the latter reaction, soon after Majors’ character closed with the ominous warning, “See you quickly.”
As Kang informed them during his prolonged monologue, the hazard in removing a dictator is “what fills the void?”
With the “Loki” finale, Marvel has seemingly taken a major action towards filling a void in the up coming period of its film and Television set projects. Obtaining now whetted fans’ urge for food, will the studio all over again be ready to produce on a narrative very likely destined to spill throughout a variety of titles?
As Kang could possibly say, only time will inform.