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seeker

Subj: Re: Agree and Disagree
Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 at 12:41:56 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Agree and Disagree
Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 at 10:55:25 am EDT

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> I'm pretty sure both Loki and Odin will come back, how they come back who knows but anyway I would love to see both Loki and Odin come back but much more evolved.
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I agree pretty much with everything you said about Loki. About the ugliest though since he is a shapeshifter he can shif between those. Some gods might be uglier than humans, but I think only those who have either been greatly wounded in battle, very old, or are evil. Gods tend to look the part they play to a degree and evil ones would sometimes look evil. Of course, they can shape shift.
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Plus he should be much more involved in cosmic decisions involving the other cosmic entities, he should be shown as a peer to Galactus and be at those Abstract "shindigs" that Galactus and even the Stranger is at most of the times. Plus I would love to see him as more of a Ambassador to the other Pantheons and have regular meetings with the other Sky Fathers on cosmic affairs.

This is the one thing I disagree with. I don't see why Odin should be at the cosmic gathering. Galactus has a vital role in the universe and it has been hinted that the Stranger does as well or at the very least is more active on a cosmic scale. Frankly, I have never seen anything that sets Odin so greatly apart from other skyfathers to warrent to a high posistion. Plus, if he has given up the post of skyfather to enter-semi retirement I don't think it would be proper for him to still attend offical meetings. Maybe if he met some of them on the side or in secret.

> > I'm pretty sure both Loki and Odin will come back, how they come back who knows but anyway I would love to see both Loki and Odin come back but much more evolved.
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> I agree pretty much with everything you said about Loki. About the ugliest though since he is a shapeshifter he can shif between those. Some gods might be uglier than humans, but I think only those who have either been greatly wounded in battle, very old, or are evil. Gods tend to look the part they play to a degree and evil ones would sometimes look evil. Of course, they can shape shift.
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> Plus he should be much more involved in cosmic decisions involving the other cosmic entities, he should be shown as a peer to Galactus and be at those Abstract "shindigs" that Galactus and even the Stranger is at most of the times. Plus I would love to see him as more of a Ambassador to the other Pantheons and have regular meetings with the other Sky Fathers on cosmic affairs.
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> This is the one thing I disagree with. I don't see why Odin should be at the cosmic gathering. Galactus has a vital role in the universe and it has been hinted that the Stranger does as well or at the very least is more active on a cosmic scale. Frankly, I have never seen anything that sets Odin so greatly apart from other skyfathers to warrent to a high posistion. Plus, if he has given up the post of skyfather to enter-semi retirement I don't think it would be proper for him to still attend offical meetings. Maybe if he met some of them on the side or in secret.
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Well having a vital role doesn't necessary corespond to power, in past issues Odin has shown feats that are on par as Galactus. Even if he doesn't have a official role I've always seen Odin as kind of a spokesperson for the Sky Fathers and his power alone should make the other Cosmic Abstracts atleast consider him in universal affairs kinda like the appearance of Zeus and King thor in that horrible Starlin storyline "The End" or something. They may not have been the primary power players but atleast they were there. Perhaps their roles could be the representives of the "divine" or mortal consciousness given life.

This is where I think DC does it better, they have no problem showing Zeus and High Father as peers too the Specter.


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