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Old 12-08-2012, 12:12 PM   #811
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Default Re: Thor 2 Dark World news, speculation and pictures possible Spoilers - Part 6

Originally Posted by American Maid View Post
My guess would be that it is after the "huge hit"--the attack of the black ship, the scene with Algrim, possible death of Frigga, etc. Maybe Odin is weakened to the point that he feels compelled to name Thor king immediately.

It's stunning to think he would abdicate, though it addresses the practical issue of keeping him free to fight with the Avengers.
Originally Posted by cherokeesam View Post
Why would it be surprising for Odin to abdicate? He did just that in the first movie; it's just that the Frost Giant raid interrupted Thor's coronation. The only thing that held Thor back was him needing to grow up/learn some humility, which he did in the last two movies.
What I meant was that it's stunning to think Thor would abdicate (at the end of the movie, as you suggested in an earlier post).

And if he (Thor) does abdicate, who would take over for him?

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