He could very well be the Top - he just prefers the political machinations that one can do in his current position.
And the so-very-slow realization on Thor's face when he realizes he was just *played*. Oh, so brilliant.
I still can't figure out if the Third is going to be friend, foe or the power behind the throne...
This is such an awesome series. I think I'll be posting bases for it in my next post.
Why isn't the next episode up yet? Argh *shakes fist*