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Old 02-07-2008, 07:11 PM   #641
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Old 02-29-2008, 04:47 AM   #642
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Question *bump*

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Old 02-29-2008, 09:53 AM   #643
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Old 03-01-2008, 05:47 AM   #644
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Faramir Took? He was his friend's son and he married his daughter.
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Old 03-02-2008, 12:44 PM   #645
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Well, since nobody is posting, an easy one to get things back on track.

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Old 03-27-2008, 03:11 PM   #647
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Sceptre of the Northern Kingdom, or whatever is the fancy way to phrase it...
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:28 PM   #648
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Old 03-29-2008, 06:46 AM   #649
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Okay, this is an odd question...

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Old 03-29-2008, 07:06 AM   #650
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She couldn't bear the light of the star-glass, just as Morgoth could bear the light of the sun.
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Old 03-29-2008, 08:02 AM   #651
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Good, you're on the right track, but in that case I would have said "star-glass", not Sam...
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Old 03-29-2008, 08:07 AM   #652
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Then it does look very strange and hard to make it fit to make sense. I can only think about Snaga But that looks very odd as well.
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Well, in fact, I was thinking about Snaga. But once again I'm a bit baffled by own logic , so if you could tell me how did you reach that conclusion, it'd be good.
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Yes, I see... Well, I was mainly thinking that they (Morgoth and Snaga) were both scared by the other, and could not withstand the other's presence... did not dare to go to the other's presence... (in Morgoth's case, kind of indirectly) I actually thought about some other reason but now I seem to have forgotten it ...in any case, when you speak about Sam, there could be hardly anyone else than Snaga in such connection.
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Okay, but that is only half of it but anyway the thread is yours. I was also thinking about the aspect that Morgoth was afraid of Arien, even though he was more powerful and she was, and in the same manner we could maybe say that Snaga was more powerful than Sam was. (Okay, it depends on how we define power. In fact, Sam would probably be more powerful in many ways.) But yes anyway, please take the thread.
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I was also thinking about the aspect that Morgoth was afraid of Arien, even though he was more powerful and she was, and in the same manner we could maybe say that Snaga was more powerful than Sam was.
I don't think he was more powerful, actually, even if you look at it by the simple measurement of "who had bigger attack bonus" Maybe Snaga had some military training after him (but rather just the experience of serving under Shagrat than some "proper" training), but still I don't think he would have been more skilful in combat than Sam. Although it's possible.

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Maybe Brandir.
Just as Saruman was the real master of the Men, although officially it was Lotho so did the Haladin no longer give heed to Brandir, but actually listened to Túrin.
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No, no, not exactly. The matter with Saruman and Lotho was more complicated than between Túrin and Brandir, the similarity in this aspect is not very good. Try again.
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Forweg the Outlaw. Turin killed him, and then ruled the fellowship of outlaws himself, similar to the way Saruman had Lotho killed before he took control of the Shire.
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Good, good, Uncle Gwathy! (oh sorry, I meant Gwath ) Please take the thread.
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Ok, so Tol Morwen was left there after Beleriand sunk, meaning that I must find an island that remained after Numenor was destroyed.

Aha, the Isle of Meletrama, although this seems to rather be a myth amongst Dúnedain rather than a real place.
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In each case, the second party inherited magic jewellery from the first.
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Nope, but it is the inheritance connexion.
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Nice to see this thread revived!
I'd have to guess it's Ar-Pharazon.

Both he and Castamir usurped the throne of Númenor/Gondor from the rightful ruler Eldacar/Miriel.
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Thought I'd keep it linked, so:

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I'd have to say Frodo Baggins.

The links are:
Beren - Saruman - Mouth of Sauron - Isengard
Frodo - Lobelia - Lotho - Bag End

The order both times is:
Rightful owner - rightful new owner - unrightful new or possible new owner - place of interest.
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Old 03-14-2010, 04:45 PM   #678
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Perfect, agreed. Just for your interest, I would have accepted also one different solution of the riddle, which would be Argeleb II. (if we took Lotho's rulership as over the whole Shire, and here the unlawful ownership would be even more strongly underlined). But well done!

I should also say, funnily enough, when I was making this question, I was considering at one point to write an untraditional riddle with several blank gaps to fill (like: Beren - X - X / X - Lobelia - Lotho), and your links are basically the copy of that
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:10 AM   #679
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