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Forum: The Books 10-25-2017, 03:38 PM
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Can't disagree with you there.

Can't disagree with you there.
Forum: The Books 06-29-2017, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Which brings us back to the recent orc...

Which brings us back to the recent orc integration thread.



One would think that they might notice the detrimental impact the darkness in the lead up to the battle was having on them.
Forum: The Books 06-28-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Interesting, I don't recall reading that, or it...

Interesting, I don't recall reading that, or it didn't register.

It brings up the question again of what the Men who followed Sauron willingly made of the situation. Their god's actions and...
Forum: The Books 06-08-2017, 03:50 PM
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Views: 16,512
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots While the elimination of the defenses of...

While the elimination of the defenses of Rivendell and Lorien is a good point, I'm not convinced regarding Sauron's domination of the wills of his subjects. In some respects the Ring doesn't seem to...
Forum: The Books 06-07-2017, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Yes, but what does that mean? He was going to...

Yes, but what does that mean? He was going to triumph militarily anyway. This would have presumably included a massacre and enslavement of all hostile populations. What could they have done...
Forum: The Books 06-06-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots The Ring didn't serve any purpose in the story...

The Ring didn't serve any purpose in the story except as a big red button to terminate Sauron's effective existence.

Regarding Sauron's possession of the Ring, it really was irrelevant to his...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Kuruharan
Boots That's a good find, but I find it interesting...

That's a good find, but I find it interesting that we don't seem to run into such orcs much in the stories.

I've re-read the sections on the Battle of the Pelennor from The Return of the King. ...
Forum: The Books 06-02-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,512
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I disagree with your assessment of Sauron's...

I disagree with your assessment of Sauron's relationship with the orcs.

First, there is a wide range of possible interpretations about the level of sentience for the orcs, but operating from the...
Forum: The Books 03-22-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,512
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots The phrase "poor intelligence" also covers poor...

The phrase "poor intelligence" also covers poor assumptions since in intelligence complete information is rare so assumptions are part and parcel of the thing.

So Sauron's poor intelligence was...
Forum: The Books 01-09-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,512
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Either that or the points in the stories where...

Either that or the points in the stories where Good had the advantage and initiative where such insights matter more are fewer and further between.
Forum: The Books 01-06-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,512
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Two things...

...one of them relatively narrow and slightly off the main path.



I'd never really thought about that.

When you say "never intended" I assume the implication is "the elves never intended."...
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