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Old 07-11-2015, 01:13 PM   #13
Pervinca Took
Ghost Prince of Cardolan
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Why Frodo and Sam alone deserved that particular bow:

'Expected to find a way where the Great Ones could not, or would not, go.'

The terrible danger of going into enemy territory and facing capture and torture.

Plus actually *carrying* the Ring there.

Both of which were Frodo and Sam's doing, and no-one else's. (Not even Gollum's, really).

And the fact that the destruction of the Ring was the lynchpin, without which all the other efforts and acts of heroism would have been in vain.

A huge accomplishment, and the Field of Cormallen (the canonical location of the bow) was the place where that accomplishment was honoured. There were other memorials, one presumes (there were songs, at least), for the battles.
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