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Forum: The Books Yesterday, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
I'm far from being a "lore master", but I don't...

I'm far from being a "lore master", but I don't see how the Balrog could have gained power on its on. That additional power must have a source. Now, if it had laid its hands on Sauron's One Ring....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs Yesterday, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Happy 30th Birthday to Boro!

Happy 30th Birthday to Boro!
Forum: The Books 04-18-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Inziladun
I know of no mention of Tol Falas in the...

I know of no mention of Tol Falas in the published LOTR.
The HOME volume The Treason of Isengard has an outlined plot potential which states:



Since the Southrons "took" the isle, it must...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-18-2018, 04:50 PM
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Views: 191,553
Posted By Inziladun
Having an unpleasant task unexpectedly canceled....

Having an unpleasant task unexpectedly canceled. :)
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-10-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Inziladun
Interesting. I wish the weeds constantly...

Interesting. I wish the weeds constantly infiltrating my yard would communicate when I mow that they need to stop sprouting there.
Come to think of it, wasn't there a band...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-07-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Nerwen! As well preserved as...

Happy Birthday to Nerwen! As well preserved as ever. ;)
Forum: The Books 04-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Inziladun
Ok, after a little research, I found this from...

Ok, after a little research, I found this from the HOME tome The War of the Ring:



So, 'prehistoric' is naturally a bit ambiguous. But a source I rather respect...
Forum: The Books 03-31-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Inziladun
To quote a wise old sage, "size matters not". Why...

To quote a wise old sage, "size matters not". Why couldn't a giant beast be tamed as a smaller one: with food?
Forum: The Books 03-30-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Inziladun
Right. But again, the animal did have the remains...

Right. But again, the animal did have the remains of a 'war-tower' on its back. How high would such a tower have been? depends on its purpose, which I would posit was for observation. So I would...
Forum: The Books 03-30-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Inziladun
Then again, Sam Gamgee laid eyes personally on...

Then again, Sam Gamgee laid eyes personally on the mumakil:

TTT Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

So Sam's standard of size comparison is qualified; still, the beast did have an actual tower on its...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-27-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday lmp!

Seconded Happy Birthday lmp!
Forum: The Books 03-26-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Inziladun
I saw the title, and at first shuddered. ;) ...

I saw the title, and at first shuddered. ;)

I have a similar view on Bombadil and Goldberry.
I see a parallel between them and Ungoliant.



The Silmarillion Of the Darkening of Valinor
...
Forum: The Movies 03-20-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,152
Posted By Inziladun
I don't see Aldarion and Erendis as being...

I don't see Aldarion and Erendis as being completely hopeless. After all, if not for Aldarion, first as the King's Heir, giving legitimacy and respectability to the Venturers and their Middle-earth...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-11-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Rikae!

Happy Birthday to Rikae!
Forum: The Books 03-11-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,235
Posted By Inziladun
Galadriel was also augmented by the fact that she...

Galadriel was also augmented by the fact that she was born in the Blessed Realm early in the Elves' history, when their power was higher.



Feanor made the Silmarils. The Dwarves had no...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-08-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to TGEW!

Happy Birthday to TGEW!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-07-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Eomer!

Happy Birthday to Eomer!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-25-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Belated Happy Birthday to Lommy, and a very Happy...

Belated Happy Birthday to Lommy, and a very Happy Birthday to Morth!
Forum: The Books 02-24-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By Inziladun
Did the cure cost you thirty silver pennies? ;)

Did the cure cost you thirty silver pennies? ;)
Forum: The Books 02-22-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By Inziladun
Well, maybe it was thought that since Morgoth had...

Well, maybe it was thought that since Morgoth had been captured, and his forces routed, the threat to the Silmarils was minimal.



That was the obvious place for top-level guards. I doubt they...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-19-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Inziladun
Exactly. You could have the game taking place in...

Exactly. You could have the game taking place in the Land of Coridial, 10,000 years ago, and lose nothing as far as gameplay.

However, as R.R.J. made clear, sticking a Tolkien connection on it...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-19-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Inziladun
If I send them an email, it will say nothing of...

If I send them an email, it will say nothing of the kind. Being based in England doesn't mean they will take any more care with the source material than a developer operating from Argentina, or...
Forum: The Books 02-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Inziladun
I think it likely Sauron sensed Gandalf was more...

I think it likely Sauron sensed Gandalf was more than a wandering old man, being a kindred spirit himself. At that point in the rebuilding of his power, he would rightly have been wary of his true...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-13-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Shasta!

Happy Birthday Shasta!
Forum: The Books 02-12-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Inziladun
An ongoing theme in Tolkien's works seems to be...

An ongoing theme in Tolkien's works seems to be that although there is a time and place for open conflict and confrontation, the really important acts happen on the quiet. Elrond put it well to his...
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