'Loki' Season 1 Ending Explained: Did Kang survive? Season 2 officially announced
Season 1 of Disney+ show ‘Loki’ has finally come to an end and fans are really hyped up to see how the ending will shape the upcoming projects in Marvel Phase 4. We already knew that it would be an explosive finale and it exceeded the expectations. In the finale, the makers decided to introduce Kang the Conqueror (Jonathan Majors) as the man behind all the chaos.
He is the true creator of the Time Variance Authority and the only one to know about him is none other than Miss Minutes. Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) reach the castle and meet Kang in his chamber. Apart from that we also get to know that Mobius has finally reached TVA and is planning to prune Judge Renslayer (Gugu Mbatha-Raw). Unfortunately, he fails to do.
On the other hand, an intense conversation takes place between Loki, Sylvie, and Kang inside the castle. So, how did it end? And what does the ending suggest? Let’s take a look at how Season 1 ended.
After meeting Kang, Loki and Sylvie enter his chambers as they sit and start to talk. Kang says that he is the one who created everything. He is the one who has been doing everything and they just followed the path to reach there. According to Kang, he planned everything from the beginning and knows how it ends. Sylvie believes he is lying and wants to kill him. To which Kang replies that killing him is not the answer.
After that, Kang tells them the backstory about how he ended up here. He revealed that a war took place and he was the one who stopped the multiverse war. Kang created the Sacred Timeline and also created TVA so that it can be maintained. However, he is the one who takes all the decisions.
When Sylvie and Loki feel that he is lying, Kang gives them two options. First, they can just kill him and see the entire timeline getting ruined or they could just have the power and lead the TVA. The second option surprises them and they ask why does he want that? Kang says that he is too old now and this is now a game for the young and hungry to play.
Sylvie gets annoyed and wants to kill him. Loki stops her and says she can’t do this. She believes that Loki is showing his true color and wants to be at the throne. A fight takes place between them as Loki tells her that he doesn’t want the throne, and killing him will start something even more dangerous. They both kiss each other and stop fighting.
However, Sylvie is adamant that Kang needs to die. She pierces the sword through Kang as Loki just sits there and watches in disbelief. Loki manages to escape the castle and reach TVA. He sees Mobius (Owen Wilson) talking to Hunter B-15 about the different timelines that have been created after Kang’s apparent death.
Loki tells them that they have done a mistake by killing him and a more evil version of Kang is coming. However, Mobius doesn’t know who is he talking to and tells Loki to identify himself. A few moments later, we get to know that he has entered a different timeline where Kang is the real creator of TVA. The show comes to an end with a confirmation that ‘Loki’ will officially return for Season 2.
The ending could only mean thing that Kang will be back in his most lethal avatar. It will be interesting to see how Loki navigates through the timeline that he has just entered. No one knows him, not even Mobius. The danger of being in captivity of TVA is once again on Loki.
'Loki' is the first of Marvel's Disney+ series which has officially been renewed for another edition. ‘WandaVision’ and ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ haven’t been renewed for the new seasons as of yet.
All in all, ‘Loki’ has undoubtedly been the most satisfying show in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The makers wanted to tell the viewers about how the master manipulator lived his life after the first battle with ‘The Avengers’ and they did not disappoint in showing how the God of Mischief embarked on an extraordinary journey.
‘Loki’ is peak Marvel TV.