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Loki on Disney+ is a fun new show that pulls back the curtain on the new multiverse aspect of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with infinite timelines where almost anything that could happen has happened somewhere. It gives fans the “What if?” of many comic book conversations over the years: What if this character got away with the infinity stones? What if that event never happened, or the bad guys won? You get the picture.
All this timeline chaos apparently doesn’t sit well with the newly introduced Time Variance Authority (TVA), which is empowered to remove all the characters behaving differently than the desired, sacred timeline. Let’s call this timeline the baseline of outcomes that are supposed to happen in the eyes of the TVA. Anyone not falling in line with that is considered a “variant” that shall be removed, or “pruned” from the timeline.
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