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Don’t forget he’s adopted.

That doesn’t actually help. Incest doesn’t bug me because of worries about genes and inbreeding (which, in the case of a single generation, is not actually that big a deal), it bugs me because of the basis of the relationship itself being a familial one.

That said, it doesn’t actually bug me THAT much (in fiction, that is), particularly not in settings like this. I’m just not very partial to it.

The Norse gods (or at least the Vanir) get up to a fair bit of incest. Freyr and Frya apparently had sex, despite being siblings - and are themselves in fact the children of two siblings, according to Loki in the poem Lokasenna.