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Forum: The Books 02-23-2016, 03:59 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
Is it not possible that Boromir himself refused...

Is it not possible that Boromir himself refused to take an escort of any kind? To quote Gandalf:
"Boromir claimed the errand and would not suffer any other to have it. He was a masterful man, and...
Forum: The Books 02-17-2016, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
A very fair point, but it's also worth...

A very fair point, but it's also worth considering this statement from Appendix A:

"Thorongil had never himself vied with Denethor, nor held himself higher than the servant of his father. And in...
Forum: The Books 02-16-2016, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
We do know, however, that it's extremely likely...

We do know, however, that it's extremely likely that Denethor and Saruman encountered each other when using their respective palantķri, as stated in Unfinished Tales: "Whether he ever thus made...
Forum: The Books 02-11-2016, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
I'm not sure I trust Denethor's anger. Was he...

I'm not sure I trust Denethor's anger. Was he truly angry because the Ring had been sent to where it seemed almost certain that Sauron would recover it, or was he really just angry because this...
Forum: The Books 02-06-2016, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
What I should have said was that Gandalf may have...

What I should have said was that Gandalf may have believed that "good" needed to be given the best possible opportunity to transpire, but that there were also limits on what he could guarantee, and...
Forum: The Books 02-06-2016, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
I agree. I think faith was a major component of...

I agree. I think faith was a major component of Gandalf's plan: he believed that good would succeed in the end, and was primarily interested in arranging the circumstances for it to do so.
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