Loki may not be as horrible as we thought. The Trickster God may not have had full control when he conquered Earth in the first Avengers movie. Take it back to the first Thor . In the film, Loki learns that he is adopted and half an ice giant. His anger and pain caused him to plan the throne that Thor should own. After a failed attempt to take over, Loki falls off the bifrost and dies apparently. He then reappears in 1

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This is also where Loki and Thanos are met, and he gives Loki a Chitauri army and the Thought Stone scepter (happens off screen). The official website of Marvel has updated this particular part of the MCU canon to the effect that the thought stone has secretly tied Loki's will to Thanos' intentions the entire time. The excerpt from their website is:

"When he arrived at the sanctuary through a wormhole caused by the bifrost, Loki met the Other, ruler of the ancient alien race of the Chitauri, and Thanos Thanos demanded in return, his brother's earth and demanded the Tesseract, Loki, who was equipped with a scepter, which acted as a thought-control instrument, would be able to influence others, and the scepter who hated him Brother Thor and the inhabitants of the earth was also unknown. "

This would explain Loki's wavering loyalty, and also his confusion in the first Avengers movie, in which he explains, "I remember a shade of shade of your greatness. I remember you like me thrown into a chasm, I, the king was and should be. "Obviously, the thought stone Loki had believed that Thor had stolen the throne from him and thrown him into space, what ni That was the case.