The most important thing to know about Loki is that he's a trickster god. A trickster is someone who generally specializes in making trouble for no other reason than his own amusement. That sounds like Loki, all right. He's a total mischief-maker. The humans of Middle-Earth call Loki the fire god. When you think of it, this title seems fitting. Like fire, Loki can be useful. Let fire get out of control, though, and you're in for trouble and destruction – maybe even the end of the world as you know it.
|Nickname||Trickster, Lokimotion, Loptr, Loke, Sly One, Sky Traveler|
|Occupation||God of Fire|
God of Trouble (not really)
Proud father of six adorable children
|Parents||Giant Farbauti and Giantess Laufey|
|Siblings||My sworn blood-brother (but not biological brother) Odin|
|Children||With Sigyn: Vali and Narvi|
With Angrboda: Hel, Fenrir-Wolf, and Jormungand the Midgard Serpent
With the stallion Svadilfari: Sleipnir the eight-legged horse
|Enemies||All of the Aesir gods, but especially Heimdall, whom I kill at the end of time|
|Relationship status||Married to Sigyn, an Aesir goddess|
Married to Angrboda, a giantess
It's complicated with the stallion Svadilfari
|Quotations||"Let them call it mischief. When it is past and prospered 'twill be virtue." |
– Ben Jonson
"The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year."
"For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies."
– Laurence Sterne
"Some say the world will end in fire."
– Robert Frost
"I solemnly swear I'm up to no good."
– Harry Potter
"I can go from zero to hero in the bat of an eyelash."
|Books||101 Easy-To-Do Magic Tricks by Bill Tarr|
Othello by Shakespeare
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (especially the character Puck)
The Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
The Harry Potter series (especially Fred and George Weasley)
|Music||The Flight of the Concords|
Free Fallin' by Tom Petty
Everyday People by Sly and the Family Stone
Thriller by Michael Jackson
|Movies||Ferris Bueller's Day Off|
I Love Lucy: The Complete Series
Anything with Jack Black
The Big Lebowski
My faithful wife, Sigyn
Fleeing the cops
Breaking the law
Saving the day
Getting Thor to dress up like a girl
Causing problems for the gods
Solving problems for the gods
Asgard's Most Wanted (and not in a good way)