Loki Season 01 Episode 02 The Variant Ending Explained [SPOILER!]

SPOILER ALERT: the following article contains massive spoilers, including the ending. If you have not yet seen the show, proceed at your own risk, or better, come back to this article later!

The mercurial villain Loki resumes his role as the God of Mischief in a new series that takes place after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”.

SPOILERS AHEAD

Loki Season 01 Episode 02: The Variant Video Summary

Loki Episode 02 The Variant Ending Explained (Spoilers)

Loki Season 01 Episode 02: The Variant Plot Summary and Synopsis

The episode opens with an ambush by the fugitive variant of Loki in 1985, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The variant posses the TVA group Commander, kills all the others with her help, and drags her into the time portal.

2012 Loki joins a TVA mission to track and capture the rogue variant. He wants assurance that the TVA will let him meet the Time Keepers instead of disintegrating him but Agent Mobius figures out that he is stalling.

Back at the TVA headquarters, Mobius convinces Renslayer to give Loki another chance. Together they begin researching.

Loki figures out that the fugitive variant is hiding in an apocalyptic event like Ragnarok where they can go undetected because nothing they do can change the timeline.

Mobius and Loki go to Pompeii, Italy right before its destruction to prove the theory. It is proved, and they try to find out other events that can be used by the variant.

They use Kablooie candies to narrow it down to a hurricane in Alabama in 2050. TVA agents travel to Alabama, and Loki is paired with Hunter B-15.

The fugitive variant uses mind control to talk to Loki through Hunter B-15 and two men before eventually revealing herself as a female version of Loki.

Mobius with the team finds the TVA commander kidnapped by the Loki variant. She tells them that she gave away the details on how to find the Time Keepers.

Female Loki has a countdown clock connected to the time-reset devices she has been stealing from the TVA. As the clock runs out, the time-reset devices disappear, bombing the Sacred Timeline. This creates a bunch of new timeline branches at different points in time.

Source: Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Loki Season 01 Episode 02: The Variant Ending

The variant teleports into a new timeline portal. Mobius approaches, shouting at Loki not to go, but God of Mischief follows female Loki into the portal.

The Ending Explained

The real motivation of female variant of Loki is still to be revealed. At the moment it is clear she is after Time Keepers the same as 2012 Loki.

Cooncel Rating

A somewhat expected, but still surprising twist that adds a couple of new dimensions to Loki’s story.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Source: © Cooncel.com.

Title: Loki
US Original Release: June 9, 2021 – July 14, 2021
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Eugene Cordero, Tara Strong, Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, Sasha Lane
Directed by: Kate Herron
Written by: Michael Waldron
Synopsis: After stealing the Tesseract during the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), an alternate version of Loki is brought to the mysterious Time Variance Authority (TVA), a bureaucratic organization that exists outside of time and space and monitors the timeline. They give Loki a choice: face being erased from existence due to being a “time-variant”, or help fix the timeline and stop a greater threat. Loki ends up trapped in his own crime thriller, traveling through time and altering human history.
Spoiler: S01E01 Glorious Purpose, S01E02 The Variant, S01E03 Lamentis, S01E04 The Nexus Event, S01E05 Journey into Mystery, S01E06 For All Time. Always.
Trailer: https://cooncel.com/loki-new-official-spot-new-peek-at-upcoming-mcu-mini-series-starring-tom-hiddleston-owen-wilson-and-gugu-mbatha-raw/

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