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Forum: The Books 10-24-2017, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
Hello, friend. Welcome to the Downs! You're...

Hello, friend. Welcome to the Downs!

You're quite correct in your assessment of the Ring's positive effects for Sauron.
However, the initial premise here was that Sauron was foolish because of...
Forum: The Books 06-29-2017, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
I would think so. They were submitting themselves...

I would think so. They were submitting themselves to the overall leadership of Mordor, and traditions of their peoples would recall, I would surmise, personal appearances by Sauron in their lands...
Forum: The Books 06-28-2017, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Well, the men of Rhn and Harad had a history of...

Well, the men of Rhn and Harad had a history of war with Gondor. Sauron used that old hatred and probably promised them spoil and land, like Morgoth in the First Age.
Forum: The Books 06-07-2017, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Well, it was only the centerpiece of the tale,...

Well, it was only the centerpiece of the tale, and what bound LOTR to The Hobbit as well. ;)



As Gandalf noted in The Last Debate, Sauron's victory would have been 'complete' with his...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2017, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
I think Sauron's opinion of Orcs is well stated...

I think Sauron's opinion of Orcs is well stated here:



TTT Shelob's Lair

I doubt Sauron (or Morgoth) had any consideration of their servants, beyond their usefulness to him. Certain...
Forum: The Books 01-09-2017, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
That's true. But Evil's blindness seems to be...

That's true. But Evil's blindness seems to be more consistent.



I think that's something else Sauron didn't count on when hatching the rings plot: that he himself would be consumed by lust for...
Forum: The Books 01-05-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Inziladun
Nice thread, sir. I agree with your...

Nice thread, sir.

I agree with your position.
The inability of Evil to understand Good seems to be a common happening.

Morgoth was unable to foresee a situation when the Valar could ever...
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