As Sif walked back to the palace, she couldn't help but be troubled by her exchange with Loki. Were Thor's visits to his once-brother having an effect on the Trickster? If Loki no longer cared about the wellbeing of his former brother, why would he ever ask to see him? Perhaps Loki was not asking out of compassion. Perhaps he had asked out of his desire to see Thor punished for the wrongdoings Loki imagined Thor to have committed. It did not matter. Either way, there was absolutely no way Loki would be allowed out from his cell for even a moment.
Sif traveled by the guards standing outside of Thor's healing room without a word. The guards knew that only Frigga, Sif, and the Warriors Three were allowed within the room, and even then Frigga forbade then all from coming in at once.
The room was, in the usual Asgardian fashion, gilded with gold. However, when Sif stepped inside, the room felt cold and dark. The only light in the room was cast by the warm, healing light emanating from the b