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Forum: The Books 11-28-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting I think you guys need to give the elves a little...

I think you guys need to give the elves a little more credit. Its not like valinor was this little strip of land that Numenor could conquer in a couple battles. There were thousands, who knows how...
Forum: The Books 11-28-2003, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting paths of the dead...

I was wondering if anyone had any theories about what was behind the door in the paths of the Dead; the one that Baldor's skeleton was clawing at. I've heard it could have been a Numenorian treasure...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2003, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Now that you mention it, it does seem kind of...

Now that you mention it, it does seem kind of odd, considering Tolkien's gift for foreshadowing. But in this case i think it really didnt matter that much. I mean it wasnt so random as to be an...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2003, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Another Power...

It seems to me that the dwarves wanted above all else to reclaim their ancient home in Moria. Obviously they couldnt until the Balrog was destroyed or moved on, hence the quote about a greater power...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2003, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting During Beren and Luthien's attempt to recover a...

During Beren and Luthien's attempt to recover a silmaril, Luthien wove disguises using her formitable elven magic.She disguised herself as a bat-like creature called Thuringwethil and flited above...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2003, 11:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,344
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting You guys seem to have already covered it quite...

You guys seem to have already covered it quite extensively smilies/smile.gif

Just one thing: Is it possible that the Balrog had nothing to do with the dwarve's slaughter? After all, i would...
Forum: The Books 10-07-2003, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Voralphion, glowing blades are mentioned in the...

Voralphion, glowing blades are mentioned in the Lord of the Rings. Sting, borne by Frodo, glowed near Rauros Falls when the company of Uruk-hai drew near, and i belive there is an instance of...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-03-2003, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 80,930
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting They all fought evil creatures of Morgoth (...

They all fought evil creatures of Morgoth ( dragon, wolf, were-wolf)
Forum: The Books 10-02-2003, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,644
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting That is very insightful Findegil. i never even...

That is very insightful Findegil. i never even thought about the rebirth of the Dwarf Lords... i think if anyone nailed it down, its you.
Forum: The Books 10-02-2003, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting is there a quote on Eonwe being the mightiest...

is there a quote on Eonwe being the mightiest maia? i remember his being "the mightiest in arms" of any upon the earth, which is stinking awesome, but perhaps his power wasnt the best for other...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 09-30-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16,247
Views: 565,447
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting And perhaps an "A"?

And perhaps an "A"?
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 09-29-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,993
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Not to undermine your obvious knowledge Sharku,...

Not to undermine your obvious knowledge Sharku, but how accurate are those quotes? After all, if only two dragons survived, and it was all those ages ago, how would such humble creatures such as...
Forum: The Books 09-29-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting As for the nature of wights, there are others...

As for the nature of wights, there are others that could explain it better than I, but see how this helps:

During the long war bettween the Dunedain of the North and the Witch King of Angmar(Lord...
Forum: The Books 09-28-2003, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting First of all, this is pure speculation on my...

First of all, this is pure speculation on my part, but i always thought that even if the wights were no longer under Sauron's direct influence, they could still be alive and would be prompt to do...
Forum: The Books 09-28-2003, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting I always thought that Beornings was the name...

I always thought that Beornings was the name given to the men living around and in the shirts of mirkwood, of whom Beorn was later the leader. Perhaps some of them were his kin, but i doubt they had...
Forum: The Books 09-25-2003, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,644
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Short end of the stick, so to speak...

Pun righteously intended. My question deals with the dwarves and their dealings with Iluvatar. Obviously Men and Elves had their own personal gifting straight from Eru, almost an offering of love...
Forum: The Books 09-25-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,066
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Back once more to the original question, I always...

Back once more to the original question, I always interpreted the conversation like this:
Gandalf gives the messages and then lapses into a musing about the words spoken to Aragorn for a moment....
Forum: The Books 09-24-2003, 02:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,344
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting On the sublect of pre-cannon naval warfare, I'm...

On the sublect of pre-cannon naval warfare, I'm sure i don't know that much more than you, but i do know some. For one thing, blockades were administered and effective before cannon, and were...
Forum: The Books 09-19-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Gandalf to Theoden...

This question is rather trivial, but its something ive been wondering a long time. When Theoden awakes or whatever you wanna call it from Saruman's spell, and goes outside to feel the rain slanting...
Forum: The Books 09-15-2003, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,467
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Just to put a little faith in Denthor, i think...

Just to put a little faith in Denthor, i think perhaps things could have been much better, had the Battle ended Denethor lived. There isnt much hope that he would have snapped out of it, but with...
Forum: The Books 09-15-2003, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Elves also loved fresh fruit, as did ME's other...

Elves also loved fresh fruit, as did ME's other inhaditants.I can certainly imagine orchards for growing apples and other fruits. They hunted quite a bit, and although hunting probably wasnt enough...
Forum: The Books 09-15-2003, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Exactly, Maeglin. Numenorian qualities and...

Exactly, Maeglin. Numenorian qualities and attributes are not based soley on having one parent from Gondor. Many, many Gondorians, probably the great majority, were not necessarily Numenorian, though...
Forum: The Books 09-11-2003, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting For one thing, I don't know that Eowyn ever...

For one thing, I don't know that Eowyn ever really loved Aragorn. She thought he was high and mighty and great, as Faramir acknowledged, but she really had no grasp on who he really was and the...
Forum: The Books 09-09-2003, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Considering all the neat unintentional parallels...

Considering all the neat unintentional parallels in the Lord of the Rings, it isnt suprising that something like this turned up in the chronology. Was tolkien a fan of Shakespear? Ive never heard...
Forum: The Books 09-09-2003, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,356
Posted By FingolfintheBold
Sting Another thing: Saruman and Sauron distrusted ...

Another thing: Saruman and Sauron distrusted
each other to the core. Sauron feared what Saruman could do if he aquired the Ring and learned to master it, hence His speed in going to retrieve it. And...
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