What is the Ragnarok cycle?

#1 Posted by Ghostodoofus (133 posts) - - Show Bio

It has been mentioned an awful lot of times in Thor's stories but I never quite understood it

#2 Posted by Selinaky (692 posts) - - Show Bio

@Ghostodoofus: In Norse mythology Ragnarok is the end of the world, in which Thor and Jormungandr (midgard/world serpent) are destined to kill each other. Many other gods will die, also the earth is destroyed. Then the earth will renew itself with help from some of the surviving gods.

Although I believe in Marvel comics Thor managed to break the cycle.

#3 Posted by Ghostodoofus (133 posts) - - Show Bio

@Selinaky: Does Ragnarok repeat?

#4 Posted by Ghostodoofus (133 posts) - - Show Bio

@Selinaky: Does the battle of Ragnarok take place on earth which results in its destruction?

#5 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio

@Ghostodoofus: It's the premise of Fear Itself.

#6 Posted by Ghostodoofus (133 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCrowbar: I see

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