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Old 06-07-2005, 03:13 PM   #59
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davem is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.davem is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.
Originally Posted by Mansun
I suppose Eowyn deserved credit for being prepared to be killed in the futile attempt to defend the dying Theoden. The WK was for a moment distracted so that Merry could land a blow. I would have preferred a confrontation between the WK and Gandalf all the same, a real contest. Being killed by a Hobbit and a Women makes a mockery of the WK as Sauron's greatest servant in a way.
I suspect that was Tolkien's point.
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