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Subj: Not very thrilled either but that's how it is stated in the Marvel Tarot... [SPOILERS]
Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 at 07:13:27 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Thor and... Agamotto? [SPOILERS]
Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 at 02:06:55 pm EDT

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As in The Marvel Tarot Agamotto is revealed as "son" of Oshtur (both of the Vishanti) and Osthur as an Elder Goddess, sister of Gaea (and Chthon and Set), that would make him (it?) cousin of Thor...

> As in The Marvel Tarot Agamotto is revealed as "son" of Oshtur (both of the Vishanti) and Osthur as an Elder Goddess, sister of Gaea (and Chthon and Set), that would make him (it?) cousin of Thor...

The terms "sister" (Oshtur and Gaea in regard to each other) and "son" (Agamotto in regard to Oshtur) were used in the Marvel Tarot. As I said I am not thrilled either...

Excerpts from another post of mine:

Chthon, Gaea and Set were meant to be a Trinity of sort and so were the Vishanti (Agamotto, Hoggoth and Osthur), so seeng one of the Vishanti used to fill the Air slot, making Oshtur an Elder Goddess was a bit disappointing... Why not having made Gaea the fourth member of the Vishanti (the one most linked to our Universe, not to the Earth planet only) and have Agamotto = Water and Hoggoth = Fire?
IMHO the two trinities were correspondent: the Elder Gods for the Earth Planet, the Vishanti for the Universe/Earth Dimension (Chthon = Hoggoth, Gaea = Oshtur and Set = Agamotto). At this point making four elements correspondences would be tricky, I know...

Agamotto as "son" of Osthur was another mild disappointment (I liked the legend of Agamotto, though... )!



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