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Forum: The Books 06-17-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Wiscott
I agree with you, and I especially like your...

I agree with you, and I especially like your description of Frodo. Very well put, in my opinion.
Forum: The Books 06-16-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,295
Posted By Wiscott
I see what you mean about Frodo. Thinking about...

I see what you mean about Frodo. Thinking about it a little more, I have to say that Frodo could be the central "hero" in that his place is to make an enormous sacrifice. That is a real-world theme...
Forum: The Books 06-16-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,295
Posted By Wiscott
I think you may be asking the wrong question. It...

I think you may be asking the wrong question. It is not really "who was the true hero" but "who do we learn from most?" You can argue that Frodo was a hero, because of his courageous choice and...
Forum: The Books 06-16-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,442
Posted By Wiscott
I think there needs to be a distinction in this...

I think there needs to be a distinction in this discussion between characters/things that parallel each other and characters/things that oppose each other.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but two...
Forum: Elvenhome 02-22-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 305,981
Posted By Wiscott
Accepting the offered drink with a grin as broad...

Accepting the offered drink with a grin as broad as Ibun's, Baldin drinks with relish. "Ah, that's the stuff to close a deal! And now, with your leave, I shall be getting to the beds inside. Have...
Forum: Elvenhome 02-15-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 305,981
Posted By Wiscott
Glancing up from his work with a grin, Baldin...

Glancing up from his work with a grin, Baldin replies, "Aye, my adventures tend to shorten a few orcs, and that is to my liking. But often I find that one who looks for adventure is the one whom...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-14-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 764,797
Posted By Wiscott
Hello! I'm new to the site, but have been a fan...

Hello! I'm new to the site, but have been a fan of Tolkien for a few years. The books of his are certainly some of the best literature I have ever read. I'll probably check out the RPing forums...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-13-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,375
Posted By Wiscott
Forgive me if I am missing something here, and...

Forgive me if I am missing something here, and please correct me if I am, but I don't have the impression that the Ents have any real quarrel with dwarves. They do seem to have a quarrel with axes,...
Forum: Elvenhome 02-13-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 305,981
Posted By Wiscott
Baldin grins as he reaches for some of the weed. ...

Baldin grins as he reaches for some of the weed. "Thank ye," he simply states, before filling his pipe for a second round. Musing for a minute on the smoke drifting up in front of his nose, he...
Forum: Elvenhome 02-12-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 305,981
Posted By Wiscott
Baldin greets Ibun with a friendly smile as he...

Baldin greets Ibun with a friendly smile as he pours himself some of the fine ale. He doesn't mind the interruption of his solitude; indeed, the pitcher of ale put him in just the mood for a...
Forum: Elvenhome 02-12-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,855
Views: 305,981
Posted By Wiscott
A dwarf saunters out of the night, into the...

A dwarf saunters out of the night, into the subdued light of the lanterns. He is adorned in simple travelling clothes: a corslet, under linen and leather garments designed more to turn the wind than...
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