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Forum: The Books 10-09-2003, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting going to Mordor

A few days ago i read the chapter in LOTR where Faramir warns Frodo against walking the stairs of Cirith Ungol. He says that "I do not think Mithrandir would have chosen that way".
Which way would...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-18-2003, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,383
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting If you could choose character?

If you could choose to be a character in Middle-earth, who would you be, and what would you have done diffrent?
I would like to have been Turin Turambar.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-15-2003, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,586
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting I find that interesting. How do you know that? Do...

I find that interesting. How do you know that? Do you have polite sources, or do you just assume it?
It could be possible because orcs were twisted elves, and elves usually were a bit higher than...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-09-2003, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,587
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting I would definatly be most scared at the top of...

I would definatly be most scared at the top of Amon Shl, with five terribly fierce Nazgl slowly surrounding you, and the Witch-King trying to seize the ring. Try imagining that, four Hobbits...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-06-2003, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,586
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Excuse the spelling error, Orcs was what I...

Excuse the spelling error, Orcs was what I intended to write, hehe. I was in a hurry when I wrote it.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-05-2003, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,586
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting orcs compared to men

I have always had the impression that orcs were particulary small, and had less strenght and stamina compared to men.

To me it looks like the strenght of orcs was that they often outnumbered men,...
Forum: The Books 06-04-2003, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Tolkien has a lot of ispiration from celtic and...

Tolkien has a lot of ispiration from celtic and nordic mythology. I do not know what has inspired him to show the elves as fair and noble. As a Norwegean i know a bit about nordic mythology, and...
Forum: The Books 06-02-2003, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,194
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting I really love the words of Hurin when he is taken...

I really love the words of Hurin when he is taken captive in Angband and is brought forth before Morgoth; 'Blind you are Morgoth Bauglir, and blind shall ever be, seing only the dark. Very strong...
Forum: The Books 05-27-2003, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,519
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting east coast of Middle earth

The numenoreans were great mariners, and they ventured to the far south, several hundred miles further south than the Havens of Umbar, but what i wonder is this; Is it possible that the Numenoreans...
Forum: The Books 05-25-2003, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,310
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting My favourite story was about Cirion and Eorl, and...

My favourite story was about Cirion and Eorl, and the friendship between Gondor and Rohan, especially the Northmen and the Wainraiders. The tragic life of Turin turambar has also fascinated me.
Forum: The Books 05-23-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,183
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting what happened to Mount Gundabad?

Durin the father of dwarves woke up at Mount Gundabad, or am i wrong? I belive to have read it somewhere, that Mount Gundabad became one of the most important dwarven cities.

In The Hobbit there...
Forum: The Books 05-23-2003, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,002
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting I dont think Aragorn even botherd himself with...

I dont think Aragorn even botherd himself with hunting down orcs. It is genicide whiping out a whole rase, even as bad one as the orcs. Aragorn would not like to have a reputation as being "The...
Forum: The Books 05-18-2003, 01:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,550
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting "Blind you are Morgoth bauglir, and blind shall...

"Blind you are Morgoth bauglir, and blind shall ever be, seeing only the dark. You know not what rules the hearts of Men, and if you knew you could not give it. But a fool is he who accepts what...
Forum: The Books 05-14-2003, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,707
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting It is har for me to compare orcs with some kind...

It is har for me to compare orcs with some kind of men. I think Tolkien ment the orcs to be some kind of ancient relatives to men, for instance the Homo Neanderthalis, because of their primitive way...
Forum: The Books 05-13-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Names of The Nazguls

Are there other Nazguls except from Khaml who is mentioned by name by Tolkien. This question has been in my mind for a while now, and I sure would like to get the answer.
Khaml was the second in...
Forum: The Books 05-08-2003, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Tolkien describes the fate of Beregond a common...

Tolkien describes the fate of Beregond a common citizen and a soldier of Gondor. During the battle of the Fields of Cormallen Beregond gets hit by a troll, but he survives. After the crowning of king...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-08-2003, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting My favourite location in Middle-earth is...

My favourite location in Middle-earth is Ithilien, an my favourite character is Eomr.
Forum: The Books 05-07-2003, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Eriador/Arnor

On the map of Middle-Earth Eriador is marked as almost all the lands west of the Misty mountains, but can one say that Eriador is or have been a realm? is the lost realm of Arnor a part of Eriador? I...
Forum: The Books 05-06-2003, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,047
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting In the Unfinished Tales it says that the Variags...

In the Unfinished Tales it says that the Variags were fierce tribesmen living on the high-land plataue of Khand. They were men akin to easterlings and people further south in the Harad. during the...
Forum: The Books 05-05-2003, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Tharbad was a port built by Numenorean explorers....

Tharbad was a port built by Numenorean explorers. It was founded by the mariner Aldarion who travelled several journys to Middle-Earth. at the time of the War of The Ring it was ruined and deserted.
Forum: The Books 05-04-2003, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,947
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Middle Earth compared to Europe/Asia

Do anyone have a link to a map with Europe overlapping Middle-Earth. I sure would like to see how big Middle Earth really is compared to Europe... smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Books 05-02-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,875
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting Did Tolkien ever invent any Southron or/and...

Did Tolkien ever invent any Southron or/and Easterling language? In the books they are only described as harsh of tongue an stuff like that.
Forum: The Books 04-30-2003, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,491
Posted By Hans Markus Rod
Sting other continents on Arda.

Were there other continents on Arda in the third age, apart from Middle-Earth. In Unfinished tales it is said that Numenor sank down into the sea, an Aman dissapeared from the circles of the world....
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