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This Fan Theory Points Out How Loki Could Have Faked His Death In Infinity War

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Avengers: Infinity War wastes no time establishing that it is not fucking around. The movie's opening scene is a total bloodbath. Thanos easily beats down Hulk. Then he kills Heimdall. Then, when Loki attempts to stab Thanos, the mad titan chokes the god of mischief to death. It's a grim opening to a grim movie, with these deaths setting the tone for what's to come (lots more death!). And considering these characters die before the apocalyptic dusting, most fans consider them dead for good.

But, one Reddit user noticed a tiny detail that could prove fan favorite Loki might have once again faked his own death. As user Radkarth points out:

Loki is right-handed. If you look, in movies since the Thor 1 to Avengers 1 to Ragnarok, he wields with his right hand. He holds weapons with his right and the sceptor in Avengers with his right. There are two occasions he uses his left hand (that I've found). One, when he fakes his own death in Dark World. You can find him holding the dagger with his left hand during the entire scene. Two, when he stabs Thanos. So, Loki's illusion uses his left hand because he's a mirrored version? The Loki that was killed in the beginning of IW was an illusion and he's still out there, maybe disguised or just in hiding.

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This obviously wouldn't be the first time Loki has pulled something like this. And after all, this is a comic book story, where pretty much everyone dies and comes back at some point or another. But, if Loki did fake his own death, where is he? Did he escape with the other Asgardians to find Valkyrie and sweet perfect Korg, the best character in the MCU? Did he eventually survive Thanos' great dusting apocalypse? We'll have to wait until Avengers 4 on 3 May, 2019.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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