Loki – Lamentis (S1:E3) – Comprehensive Review

Transfiguring Adoption’s Overview:

Loki S1:E3 continues to unintentionally allude to emotional and life experiences of foster/adoptive youth as Loki secludes himself with The Variant on Lamentis-1, a moon in the midst of an apocalypse with it’s lower class citizens vying against discrimination for a chance at survival. The duo traverse the doomed world bickering to gather insights and gauge the nature of each other, ultimately yielding to reluctant cooperation in the interest of perseverance. Implanted in the thick of things, a seemingly mutual affinity begins to grow between these characters and a brief conversation ensues that touches upon implied vulnerabilities, personal qualities, and individual social histories that are facsimiles to those who have been exposed to trauma circumstances, the foster care system, or the adoption journey.

Although this assessment will remain openly fluid throughout the duration of the season, Loki appears best suited for viewing by those 13 and older. The content of S1:E3 shifts from intellectual to interpersonal as the audience is given a chance to take a breather from the stuffy confines of the TVA and explore the identity of The Variant. Caregivers should be wary of the mildly defeatist tone this episode takes as characters lament in the face of dismal odds and skim over provoking subject matters such as surviving in hiding, nondisclosure of adoption, hopelessness, and imminent danger…

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About the Author: Felecia Neil

Felecia Neil is a foster care alumni who has 12 years of experience working within residential settings and has served as a foster parent for over 6 years. She is currently a much needed asset to the Transfiguring Adoption team where she reviews books and helps to assure the organization considers the perspective of foster youth.

**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.


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