Jotun

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  • noun

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(Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir

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Just as Odin's son Thor is to become king ahead of his brother Loki, the Frost Giants make a return and Thor wants to fight back, against his father's wishes, and as punishment is cast out of Asgard and down to earth as a mortal.
He acts first and thinks later, endangering the lives of his trusty companions Volstagg, Sif, Hogun and Fandral by launching a suicidal attack on the Frost Giants led by the menacing Laufey.
He acts first and thinks later, endangering the lives of his trusty companions Volstagg (Ray Stevenson), Sif (Jaimie Alexander), Hogun (Tadanobu Asano) and Fandral (Joshua Dallas) by launching a suicidal attack on the Frost Giants led by the menacing Laufey (Colm Feore).
His battle extends from Asgard to the land of Ymir and the Frost Giants in wintry Nifleheim, the fiery forces of Surtur in hellish Muspelheim, and Ulik's band of brutish trolls in the forests and marshes of Vanaheim.
When Finn learns of his father's brutal murder at the hands of the Frost Giants, he vows revenge and sets out on an adventure of a life time.
The Frost Giants of Jotunheim were the first enemies of the god while in "Thor: The Dark World," Thor combats the Dark Elves and Malekith.