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Thor is a god from Norse mythology, a god of thunder, lightning and fertility.

He appears in the Dirk Gently books, in The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul.


Thor is a Norse god, a son of Odin. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He carries the hammer Mjollnir and, at least during his book appearance, wears a large fur coat.

Odin, to punish him, gave him the task of counting all stones in Wales.[1]

Thor appears in the The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. Thor went to Heathrow Airport Terminal Two to get a flight to Oslo in Norway, but got stuck at the check-in desk occupied by airline check-in girl Janice Smith as he lacked a ticket, credit card, or passport. There he met Kate Schechter, who stood in line behind him, and intervened to hurry the process along to catch her flight; she advanced him the price for a ticket, but then left when there were further obstructions. Thor's anger then caused an explosion that destroyed Terminal Two, and transformed Janice into a Coca-Cola vending machine.[1]


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Thor is mentioned in the 2016 television series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

Dirk Gently mentioned having met Thor on a case in the past, claiming Thor was "not nearly as good-looking as people say".[2]

While held captive in Project Blackwing under Friedkin, Dirk dreamt of his friends coming to rescue him. In the dream, his friends claimed Thor had given them a magic rock to find Dirk.[3]


  • "I am Thor. I am the God of Thunder. The God of Rain. The God of the High Towering Clouds. The God of Lightning. The God of the Flowing Currents. The God of the Particles. The God of the Shaping and the Binding Forces. The God of the Wind. The God of the Growing Crops. The God of the Hammer Mjollnir." --Thor, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul



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