Originally Posted by cherokeesam
I'm sure it'll be a decent slugfest.
But wouldn't you rather see Thor go toe-to-toe with Surtur in the climax?
Especially if that climax includes Surtur already knocking Heimdall, a redemption-seeking Loki, and even Odin himself out of the fight? With just Thor left, to take on the fire demon lord one on one?
And where could they possibly go after Surtur? Surtur is Thor's final boss battle.
I'd have Malekith and Kurse work as agents of Surtur, setting up the big man for Thor III.