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Old 10-13-2012, 07:22 PM   #64
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Default Re: Thor 2 Dark World news, speculation and pictures possible Spoilers - Part 5

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Originally Posted by jaqua99 View Post
but really though, the whole, shadowy enemy thing, to me suggests that he will be in the darkness most of the movie, maybe set up a third movie. But being a threat to odin and to asgard, to me, that sounds more like Surtur than Thanos
Except here's the thing: Surtur isn't in shadow. He's *never* in shadow. He's a Fire Giant in Muspellheim, and bathes permanently in molten lava. I don't see how terms like "dark" and "shadowy" could even remotely apply to a creature of pure flame.

The darkness that the synopsis refers to is not metaphorical; it is literal. This movie is about literal darkness....as it says, plunging the world into darkness. Darkness is not in Surtur's skillset. It *is,* however, within the bailiwick of The Dweller in Darkness. Who predates the universe. (And who is a straight ripoff of Cthulhu, by the way.)

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