Right, this is a cut and paste job of an earlier post where I lamented the simple fact that I will never meet Michael Rooker. And according to my Geeklist, will not be in the next Guardians film as an extra, preferably as a Ravager (pretty please!) which led to a feature length piece where I stated that I think Loki is Peter Quill’s long lost daddy.
And because I was sick to death of trying to find the original post, to explain my theory. So here it is, in all its majestic finery.
So Loki according to my headcanon is Peter Quill’s father, and I know that I could be wrong, even though when Director and all time genius James Gunn was doing a Q and A on Facebook, I asked him directly…and didn’t get an answer! Bring your own meaning to that!
But the way I see it, I have some solid evidence, to this idea…so let’s begin.
- Peter can survive in space longer than an average human should; indicating a connection to the Frost Giants…god knows how long Loki was falling through Space after all
- Peter can talk his way out of danger, a trait he shares with Loki. Both of them have the gift of the gab after all.
- Peter is from an ancient race of people, who are a mystery…it’s clear that Asgard doesn’t really get involved with the rest of the Galaxy, hence the mystery. Also, the swirling pattern of Peter’s central nervous system does look like the soul forge in Thor: The Dark World
- After Peter touched the infinity stone and sees the image of his mother, the background looks like a rainbow with all the colours, giving a hint to the rainbow bridge of Asgard
- I was re-watching Thor and Loki could blend in easier than Thor ever could indicate that he’s been on Earth before. Thor pretty much acted like a plank and Loki well he’s Loki so everything he touches becomes awesome incarnate
- So Loki, because he was bored and wanted to explore travelled to Earth, met Meredith Quill, since I did notice upon re-watching Thor they all arrived on Earth in a glow of light. He convinced her that he was an Angel or something similar because he’s the trickster God for a reason. They made sweet sweet love which resulted in Peter Quill. But, Loki knowing that Odin was looking for him had to leave with the promise he would be back later…which never happened.
- Loki using the Bifröst, and courtesy of this Heimdall also knows of Peter, learns that Meredith is dying. At the time he thinks he’s a full Asgardian and is concerned that his son may be coming into his powers so decides to get Peter off Earth.
- Loki since he needs time to get his son off, and aware that Odin hates hybrids as does much of Asgard he needs to do it quietly, since he knows that Odin will either be pissed beyond belief or accepting to Peter. Since he thinks (at the time at least), this will be his legitimate grandchild and heir to the throne, which brings the Ravagers into the story.
- Through a third party, Yondu is contacted and knows who the buyer is but decides that Loki is such a dick, just from his reputation that alone that Peter would be better off with him. The best thing is, is that Loki can’t do anything about it, because he’s realised he wants the throne too much, and that Odin would never accept Peter.
- So Peter is left to be raised by the Ravagers, and ignorant of his heritage, and eventually Loki, his father finds out he’s a Frost Giant, an Ancient being. Goes crazy and falls from the Rainbow Bridge to be captured by Thanos, where he is brainwashed to take on the Avengers and get his revenge.
- Ok, have to say here that Thanos really can’t keep his infinity stones since he lost one since it was in the Loki’s sceptre which is now embedded in Visions’ head and the rest to the Guardians and because Ronen has issues!
The biggest clue, however, is the final line of Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy. Here’s the exchange.
Kraglin: Yeah, Quill turned out okay. It’s probably good we didn’t deliver him to his dad like we was hired to do.
Yondu Udonta: Yeah, that guy was a jackass.
Right, now Jackass is a simple word meaning fool, but according to several sources, here’s a link to a great article, and the fact that this occurred to me when I was sorting my tarot deck.
Jackass – Fool – Trickster
Loki is the Trickster God in Norse Mythology…and this is my headcanon and I’m sticking to it. Well until I’m proved wrong in 2017!