Can I just take a moment to thank Tom Hiddleston for his excellent acting choices and instinct for characterization and just general existence?
The script would have pushed Loki towards the cackling madman role at the end, gleeful over who knows what. And instead we got heartbreak, anger, desperation, and the god of eyes-always-overbrimming-with-tears.
WOW. Whoa. I think this might be my new favourite post ever.