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Old 08-08-2004, 12:32 PM   #42
Estelyn Telcontar
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Estelyn Telcontar is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.Estelyn Telcontar is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.
Interesting thoughts, Aiwendil and Hookbill! Another example occurs to me - at the beginning of TTT, when the three remaining members of the Fellowship sing their song after Boromir's death, there is no stanza for the East Wind. Gimli says:
You left the East Wind to me, but I will say naught of it.
Aragorn answers:
In Minas Tirith they endure the East Wind, but they do not ask it for tidings.
Apparently not only Men, even the Dwarves do not like the East.
'Mercy!' cried Gandalf. 'If the giving of information is to be the cure of your inquisitiveness, I shall spend all the rest of my days in answering you. What more do you want to know?' 'The whole history of Middle-earth...'
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