Loki – The Variant (S1:E2) – Comprehensive Review

Transfiguring Adoption’s Overview:

I will continue saying this for all time, always. Loki is the most winsome depiction of a trauma-behavior-redemption character that there is in popular entertainment today! The Loki series is continuing to reinforce that reputation, even if only taken at face value. However, as fans look deeper we can count on each episode to be just as intricate as the lives of foster/adoptive families with this second installment providing subject matter like the perception of right versus wrong, self-discovery, and some good ol’ “foster kid side effects.” Foster kid side effects is a term of endearment that this writer has come to apply to the concomitants of having experienced the foster care system such as social/emotional hindrances, (mal)adaptive behaviors, behavioral addictions, heightened stress response, trauma triggers, psychological disorders, and other predispositions or peculiarities. While it may sound counterintuitive to rejoice in these unsought attributes and afflictions, Loki demonstrates that they are enchantingly beneficial gifts, skills, and abilities if you can find it within yourself to transform your pain into motivation. Though 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:E2 will encourage viewers to dust off their problem solving hats and buckle up as Marvel Studios shifts up a gear in this roguish adventure! Caregivers should be wary of blatant triggers such as violence, apocalyptic scenes of natural disasters, and loss as well as some…

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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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