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The World Is Poorer For Not Having Witnessed Thor: Ragnarok's Valkyrie Wield These Badass Weapons

Thor: Ragnarok’s Valkyrie is a proper badass who doesn’t really need weapons to beat folks into a pulp, but she does seem to be rather fond of bladed weapons during the movie. In newly-released concept art for the character, though, she’s wielding a pair of weapons that would have been way cooler.

Thor: Ragnarok's Valkyrie Shows How Far We've Got to Go for LGBTQ Representation on the Big Screen

Thor: Ragnarok is a great movie—but one area where it falters is with Valkyrie. Not because of characterization, because she’s just as great, kickass, and engaging as the rest of the cast. But Ragnarok’s Valkyrie was meant to be bisexual, and the erasure of that identity in the film is profoundly disappointing.