Restraint: Episode I
INTRO: Odin All-father, lord of Asgard, calls a meeting of the greatest among the Aesir to discuss a matter of pressing importance. Loki, god of mischief, formerly bound and consigned to torment and suffering for many ages of men, has recently (as in yesterday) been granted a reprieve, a furlough of sorts, pending good behavior, at the behest of his old friend, Thor, God of Thunder and son of Odin.
Odin: Hear me, faithful lords and ladies! And thee, Loki blood-brother! I have summoned thee hence to take counsel on a matter of grave import. Attend now to my words!
Aesir: *mutter and whisper amongst themselves. Many look askance at the newly-arrived God of Mischief*
Odin: Asgard wanes! We have all felt it, nay, seen it with our own eyes. I hath taken counsel with my chief advisors, and it seems clear that we shall not be able to stave off this diminishing much longer. Midgard swells beneath our feet, and encroaches our very borders. Our land shrinks, and grows less fair with each passing