FIGURES OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY: LOKI The son of two Jotuns and blood-brother of Odin, Loki represents the ambiguous relationship between the gods and the Jotuns. He is dynamic, unpredictable, and a direct opposition to the fixed order. He is known as the Sly One, the Trickster, and the Shape Changer. However, Loki’s mischievous nature gradually darkens, resulting in the death of Balder. Loki will remain bound until the coming of Ragnarok.