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Quote1.png The air smells of bay leaves and frankincense. It smells of beauty. The sunlight gleams off topaz, amber and gold--as far as the eye can see. Welcome to Heven. Quote2.png
Valkyrie (Jane Foster)[src]


Heven was one of the Ten Realms. Its inhabitants, the Angels, waged a war against Asgard. After the Queen of Angels seemingly killed his newborn infant Aldrif, Odin used his powers to cut off Heven from the other Nine Realms and Yggdrasil.[1] In his hatred, Odin spat a curse upon the Angels, a curse wrought of the Odinforce to bind them forever from returning home, anchoring them deeper in the void. The Odinforce Curse was so powerful that the Angels used it to power their world.[2]

The City of Heven.

The entry to Heven was eventually reopened by Thor and Loki.[1] With the Odinforce Curse gone, the engine that once powered Heven now threatened to implode. Desperate, the Queen of Angels sought Angela's aid, but she refused to help despite the Queen's offers.[2] Eventually, Angela invaded Heven and purified her sister from Surtur's essence in the city's furnace, paying her debt with Heven by powering the city's engine and ending the threat.[3]

When the Angels participated in the War of the Realms and invaded Midgard,[4] Angela took part in Midgard's defense. Due to the Angels' overwhelming numbers, Angela felt that the only way to stop them was to draw them away from Midgard by attacking Heven itself. Angela used Skurge's Bloodaxe to travel to Heven and unleashed an army of undead gods upon the city using the Naglfar Beacon. Most of the Angels scrambled to their realm's defense, where they were massacred by the Naglfar Armada, while the Queen of Angels was killed in battle by Angela. Heven was left in ruins after Angela called off the Naglfar Armada, and left the surviving Angels to fend off for themselves against their Queens' final wish that Angela lead them.[5]

Points of Interest

  • Furnace of Heven
  • Royal Palace of the Queen of Angels
  • Under-City of the Anchorites
    • Furnace of the Hierophants



  • Angels believed Earth was only a legend, similar to some humans' view of Heaven.[6]

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