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Old 01-30-2003, 05:09 PM   #14
Haunting Spirit
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Norway
Posts: 69
Falagar has just left Hobbiton.

"They [the Orcs] could be slain, and they were subjekt to disease, but apart from these ills, they died and were not immortal, even according to the manner of the Quendi; indeed they appear to have been by nature short-lived compared with the span of Men of higher races, such as the Edain"

I tend to use Tolkiens later sources, even though he never got time to rewrite/revice (if indeed he planned to revise it) it before he died.

[ January 30, 2003: Message edited by: Falagar ]
Auta i lom! Aur entuluva!
"Take no heed! We speak as is right, and as King Finw himself did before he was led astray. We are his heirs by right and the elder house. Let them s-s, if they can speak no better."
-Son of the Therind
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