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The Time Variance Authority (TVA) is an organisation in the Marvel universe in charge of monitoring the multiverse and pruning dangerous timelines. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag, and the tags [marvel-cinematic-universe] and [loki-2021] if applicable.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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If the TVA exists outside of time, why are there still nexus events?

In the new Loki TV show, we see the TVA having to deal with nexus events from "time to time" (no pun intended). However, we are also made aware that the TVA exists outside of what we would ...
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What else is in the TVA's junk drawer?

In episode 1 of Loki when Loki visits the TVA he sees: From this question Whose photo is this? we can see that the TVA put multiple items of value (in our reality) into the drawer. Can anybody ...
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Why does the Time Variance Authority look like this?

In the first episode of the Loki TV series, we encountered the TVA (Time Variance Authority) whose charter is It is clear that the TVA exists While they do possess a mixture of technologies and the ...
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