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How is Victor Timely a variant of He Who Remains in the 19th century?

In his speech at the end of Loki Season 1 He Who Remains explains that he: lived on earth in the 31st century [and] discovered that there were universes stack on top of each other. And that he then ...
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Why does Victor Timely say "pumpkins" in this scene?

Loki Season 2, episode 6, the finale. When Victor Timely has just completed the momentous task of "fixing" the Temporal Loom, he returns along the bridge/promontory to the TVA in triumph (13 ...
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How can the "End of Time" be the end of time when we know events occurred AFTER He Who Remains died?

Something doesn't quite add up with the concept of the "End of Time" in Loki. He Who Remains, aka Kang the Conqueror, dies at the End of Time. Killed, I wager, is more precise. That was ...
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Do TVA employees get paid?

I mean, they are employees, right? At least they believe they are, right? So they should have a salary, perhaps in the form of some TVA credits? They also should have endowment insurance and medical ...
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At what point in the MCU shows did the branching start?

This question is based on my assumptions/understandings of the following: Way back in the past, there was a multiversal war. “He Who Remains” fought his variants and won the war. “He Who Remains” ...
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Did Kang the Conqueror exist before the events of "Loki"?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, we learned that Janet met Kang when she went to the quantum realm, but that happened before the branching of timelines. Does this mean that Kang existed before ...
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How is "He who Remains" different from "Kang the Conqueror"?

My confusion starts from the ending of the TV show "Loki", where Watching "Ant-man and the Wasp : Quantumania" we learned about his variants and specifically Kang the Conqueror. ...
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Why don’t all of the pruned objects appear simultaneously, if the objects are sent to the end of time/space?

In Loki, Loki gets pruned. He then wakes up in the middle of a street and is found by some other Lokis. Other Lokis have beef with Loki (Thor-killer) Loki (who hid on an uninhabited planet) said ...
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What determines your multiversal counterpart? [closed]

Let's say I am a guy Bob in the fictional MCU. So according to the MCU I am on Earth 616 and get transported to say Earth 181(made up), so what will determine my counterpart in that universe? Simply - ...
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Was Casey referred to as Hunter K-5E in Loki?

All Hunters in Loki do not remember their names and instead have a letter and number label, there is Hunter B-15, Hunter C-20, Hunter D-90 for example. On The IMDB page for Casey/Hunter K-5E. Was ...
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Does Dr. Strange know about Kang the Conqueror?

In the movie Avengers: Infinity War, Dr. Strange saw 14,000,605 futures; in Loki, Kang and the TVA coordinate just one Sacred Timeline. Then were the other 14,000,604 futures terminated by the TVA? ...
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Why does Hunter B-15 say "Boots on the ground" at the end of Loki 1x6?

At the end of Loki Season 1, Episode 6, when Loki is talking to Hunter B-15 and Mobius, Mobius asks Loki who he is. Shortly after, Hunter B-15 says "Boots on the ground, archives, now," ...
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Where is the Time Variance Authority located across time and space, and could it be located in the Quantum Realm?

In the show Loki (2021), the Time Variance Authority (TVA) is shown to be a massive city-like structure. However, there is no view of the outside world given from inside the TVA. Is there a canon ...
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Can the Bifrost reach the TVA?

In Marvel's Loki (2021), the four-dimensional location of the Time Variance Authority is never officially established. However, the Bifrost is shown to be able to transport multiple characters across ...
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When does the sacred timeline split in the MCU timeline?

During the events of Loki (2021) 1x6, the sacred timeline splits. This happens at the end of time (or something like that), meaning it doesn't take place at a specific time. So in the MCU timeline, ...
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Why was the recording of Loki's life in the third person?

In episode 1 of Loki, Glorious Purpose, Loki watches a TVA recording of his life, shown in the third person: Why is it shown as if someone is looking at him, rather than from his perspective?
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What are the implications of the statue at the end of Loki? [closed]

Note: Contains spoilers for all episodes of Loki. At the end of Loki 1x6, Loki looks out into the TVA to see a statue of What are the implications of this? If He Who Remains has taken over the TVA ...
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Why was the motivation of this character at the end of Loki? [duplicate]

Note: even though I’ve tried to guard against it this question and likely any answers will contain massive spoilers for Loki Season 1 In Loki Episode 6 of Season 1 What is not clear to me is why not ...
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Why did the TVA arrest variants at all, instead of resetting them?

In the show, variants are first arrested, then their realities are reset, and then they're brought into a court just to be sentenced to be reset ... Why didn't they just reset realities without ...
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How does pruning timelines help?

In the Loki series, the TVA is hunting variants. Once they capture a variant, they delete the timeline they were found in using a small tool that they put on the ground. The tool then spreads out a ...
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Is there a difference between timelines and universes in the MCU?

Is there a difference between a timeline and a universe as established by the MCU? After watching the Loki series, my understanding is that a single reality/universe exists with the potential to ...
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What are the rules and logic for time travel set in Loki?

In this article by Vanity Fair, Michael Waldron talks about the rules for time travel set by Loki (2021): Marvel already made its case for how time travel works in Avengers: Endgame, but that, ...
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Is the language of the TVA, He Who Remains, and all of the printed material in these places in English or Allspeak?

Many years ago, I learned about Allspeak and how the Asgardians used Allspeak which was basically like a magical way that no matter how they spoke, it was translated into the vernacular of the person ...
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Why is there a line in English in Loki's song?

In Episode 3, Loki sings an Asgardian drinking song: The lyrics are as follows: Når hun synger hun synger kom hjem Men trærne danser og fosserne stanser When she ...
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How does He Who Remains dictate what happens?

At a certain point in Season 1 Episode 6 of Loki, He Who Remains no longer knows what's going to happen. Up until this point, he (supposedly) knew exactly what was going to happen at each point. But ...
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How does killing He Who Remains in the future change the past?

In the last episode of Loki, killing He Who Remains changes the reality in the TVA. And he says that killing him will unleash his evil variants. But how? How does killing a person in the future undo ...
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If the TVA exists outside of time, why would it be affected by the ending of episode 6?

As explained in this answer, the TVA (Time Variance Authority) exists in a "Supreme Timeline" which is "above" the timelines which they overrule. They are "outside of time&...
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How do physically different Lokis even exist?

The variant Loki in the show exists because he took the Tesseract. Kid Loki exists because he killed Thor. Sylvie herself didn't do anything to be pruned. The only way she can exist is if Odin ...
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Why is the stack of papers documenting “everything” Loki has “ever said” so small?

In the first episode of Loki (2021) in the Transcript Room, Loki is told to sign a stack of papers documenting every word he has ever said. Loki, being over 1000 years old and quite the talkative type ...
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What is the Castle at the end of time known as?

In the Loki series we see that there is a castle at the end of time which was protected by Alioth. In that mysterious castle, we see that What is the name of that castle, name of a similar castle at ...
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Why was this offer even made, in the Loki Season 1 finale?

During the final episode of Loki Season 1, after Loki and Sylvie enter the Citadel, He Who Remains sends Miss Minutes to frighten the crap out of the audience negotiate with the pair of them. She ...
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Why were the Infinity Stones powerless in the Time Variance Authority facility?

The Time Variance Authority has lots of Infinity Stones as shown in the first episode. The implication, if memory serves, was that Infinity Stones have no power in the TVA HQ. Why is this? As I ...
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Could Loki have used the Infinity Stones against Alioth?

Alioth was enchanted by Loki and Loki, but not without the sacrifice of the Loki we all mourn(*). In the Void, all the magic Loki, Loki, Loki, perhaps the little green Loki, Loki, Loki, and perhaps ...
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What did Sylvie mean by this line in the Loki (2021) finale?

During the finale, Sylvie tells Loki: Did I miss something in an earlier episode, or was this a mistake on the part of the writers? I know she was "kidnapped" by the TVA, but don't remember ...
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Who is the 4th Sentinel of Time whose statue is broken in the Citadel at the End of Time?

In Loki episode 6, as Loki and Sylvie go deep into the castle, they are in a room with three standing statues (dubbed "Sentinels of Time" by production designer Kasra Farahani) and one that'...
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How did the Loki Variants know Alioth's name?

During Episode 5 of Loki, the Loki Variants refer to Alioth by name several times. In Episode 6, Loki and Sylvie's conversation with He Who Remains seems to suggest that Alioth is the creature's true ...
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What caused this character to stop seeing the future?

During the last episode of Loki, we learn that Why couldn't he see the future after then? Did it have something to do with Loki and Sylvie being there? Why does he have that power anyway?
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Who truly is the character behind the TVA?

I tried to make the title spoiler free, but be warned that there are spoilers for the finale of the TV show Loki ahead! In the finale, we see Sylvie and Loki reach a citadel at the end of time itself. ...
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What does it mean if a Loki has no or some horns?

In the Loki show on Disney+, some Loki have horns. Some don't. More importantly, Sylvie starts the show with one horn, then goes down to zero. I suspect there is a meaning behind having and not ...
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Why doesn't Loki look like a Frost Giant in the TVA?

In a flashback scene in the movie Thor, we see Odin transforming Loki's appearance from that of a Frost Giant to that of an Asgardian (more here Why does Loki look like he does in the movies?). ...
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How did Loki create a nexus event in Endgame if Endgame was "supposed to happen"?

From my understanding, a nexus event is when someone does something that goes against the Sacred Timeline, specifically things that have cascading effects. The Avengers' actions in Endgame didn't ...
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Who is stuck inside the jar in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki,
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What are these birds in episode 5 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 5 of Loki, we see a species of birds. What are these birds and what is special about them?
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What does this word written on Avengers Tower signify?

In episode 5 of Loki series when we see the void we see many things dumped there like What does this signify?
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Who are these pruned variants in Episode 5 of Loki?

In Episode 5 of Loki TV Show, We see the following characters when Loki opens the bunker hatch. Who are they?
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What is this creature seen at the TVA in episode 1 of Loki?

In season 1 episode 1 of Loki we see a cat in the TVA. Is it a normal cat or a Flerken as shown in Captain Marvel?
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Does Loki exist both in the Sacred Timeline and the branched timeline simultaneously?

In the first episode of Loki, we see that the Loki that was intended to go in the usual timeline has branched off from it and hence caught the attention of the TVA. Now is it possible that because of ...
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What are the different professions in TVA and what is the organisation structure like?

In the Loki series in the TVA there people doing different tasks like some are judges, some are analysts, some are like policemen (Minutemen), some people have desk jobs. There are also people who do ...
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Who are these characters shown in post credit scene of Episode 4 of Loki?

In Loki, Season 1 Episode 4 - During the post-credit scene, Loki is greeted by a couple of characters after he wakes up. Who are they?
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Why isn't the staff of the TVA better armed?

The TVA is extremely powerful: they have Infinity Stones and incredible technology. If these Infinity Stones contain a full set of six, then the TVA should be omniscient and omnipotent, at least in ...
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