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Loki


Loki was a character in Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold.
  Norse mythology:  trickster; god of discord (disagreement) and mischief; arranged death of Balder and was overcome by Thor
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Do not confuse Loki with Śtgarša-Loki, a king of the giants in Jötunheimr.
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  • Loki was a character in Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold.
  • "You are a treacherous creature, Loki."
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki spits and curses.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Raphael seemed to him like Loki or some other trickster god, sometimes working for good and sometimes for evil, but always in his own interests.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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  • Loki shall slay Heimdallr and be slain by him.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • At Jotunheim Loki meets Thrym, the king of the giants, who sure enough begins to boast that he has hidden the hammer seven leagues under the earth.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "This necklace is the Brisinga-men, the costly necklace of Freyja, which she won from the dwarfs and which was stolen from her by Loki, as is told in the Edda" (Kemble).
    Unknown  --  Beowulf
  • "Long ago," Ginnarr began, "the trickster Loki had angered the gods through his deceits.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • You will say all your words and pray for more words to offer when you come before Great Loki.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki returns to Asgard, so the myth goes, and tells Freyja to put on her wedding attire for she is (alas!) to wed the king of the giants.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World

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  • That was my first impression of Loki.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki looked at us with amused contempt.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Welcome," Loki said in a voice that echoed around the vast hall.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "This is my humble home," Loki said, waving a ham-sized hand around casually.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki leaned forward, bringing his face closer to us.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Suddenly Loki was no ten-foot man, but a towering monster that dwarfed the wolf Fenrir, reducing his foul-breathed son to Chihuahua size.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Speak up, mortal," Loki said, suddenly all sympathy and reasonableness.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki shrank back to his normal ten-foot dimension.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Oh, but you must," Loki said, still reasonable, suave.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • An instant later, where Loki had stood now stood Senna.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Fenrir penetrated the barrier and brought me back to serve Great Loki," she said.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • From the shadows behind Loki’s throne a figure emerged, gliding across the floor.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki, for all his evil power, was clearly a creature of Earth.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki didn’t look at the figure, but I could see that he felt his presence.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki’s lip twitched into a sneer.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki turned to look at the creature.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • The delicate alien creature seemed unconcerned by Loki.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki looked at the huge wolf and jerked his head ever so slightly.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Fenrir carried him to Loki.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki twisted his head sideways to look right in the Hetwan’s blank eyes.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki threw out a hand, pointing at a tapestry embroidered with the red serpent picture we’d seen earlier.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki’s voice was a whisper now.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki’s face was suffused with remembered pleasure.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki took a few deep breaths, shaking off the happy visions.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • One you should pass along to that alien interloper, Ka Anor: Loki is not easy to kill.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • We marched from the great hall away from Loki and Fenrir.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • I was glad, relieved to be away from Loki and his foul-smelling son.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Was it Loki who had opened my mind and looked in at my secrets when we crossed over?
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Had it been Loki whose voice I’d heard as I hung suspended, in the blank white void between worlds?
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • But Loki hadn’t needed to open my mind to understand me.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • If we didn’t… "They’ve gone to murder Loki!"
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • They’ve gone to murder Great Loki!
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • What will happen if they reach Loki?
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Loki’s anger was something he could understand.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • It was curving, and the more it curved the more we feared it might lead back to Loki and the men and trolls who must be looking for us.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • I had been off in dark thoughts, remembering my shameful terror before Loki.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • So Thor allows himself to be attired in bridal costume, with Loki as his bridesmaid.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Once again Loki saves the situation by explaining that the bride has not slept for a week because she is so excited about the wedding.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Loki," he corrected.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Good, good," Loki said.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
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