Prologue - The Trial of LokiPrologue - The Trial of Loki by Miri1984
"Why are you here, brother?"
"….Our father thought it best not to put any others at risk with this duty."
"He thought to sway me with my supposed affection for you."
Loki smiled as he chewed and swallowed. Thor offered him another mouthful, eyeing the chains that held his hands — weapons even empty for a master magician — motionless against the wall.
"You would not understand."
"You could at least try to explain it to me."
The clear eyes looked upwards and his head shook, minutely. "You will hear everything at the trial."
"Are you still determined not to speak with an advocate?"
A hint of a smile then. "Who better to speak for myself than myself?" he said. The final mouthful was consumed and Thor reached down. Loki's eyebrow twitched.
"You still believe that is necessary."
Thor's strong fingers hesitated, and turned the gag over once… twice… Loki's