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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-14-2019, 08:34 AM
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A miniature version of Morgoth. Not that...

A miniature version of Morgoth.

Not that Feanor became or even aspired to be a world-conquering Dark Lord, but rather that his fall was of the same flavor. Both were the greatest of their kind,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2019, 09:34 AM
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I've always gone with the head-canon that in the...

I've always gone with the head-canon that in the last days of Arthedain, the library of Fornost or copies thereof were sent to Rivendell for safekeeping. After all, Tolkien in his later period keeps...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-10-2019, 10:52 AM
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All of them escaped it, and in the same way: by...

All of them escaped it, and in the same way: by dying.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-29-2019, 04:59 PM
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Note that the Kings of Gondor took names in...

Note that the Kings of Gondor took names in Quenya, while the First Age Elves are ordinarily known by their Sindarin handles. So there may be more duplication than appears.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-27-2019, 09:52 AM
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Well, I think that Numenoreans would have avoided...

Well, I think that Numenoreans would have avoided certain names as just TOO big (Finrod, Elwe, Olwe, Finwe, Fingolfin: Turgon was an exception, as more than just a direct ancestor of the Kings but...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-27-2019, 09:44 AM
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On the one hand, T once wrote "No...major...

On the one hand, T once wrote "No...major character in the Elvish legends as reported in The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings has a name borne by another Elvish person of importance" (This was...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-26-2019, 06:34 AM
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As was the case with so very many of my clients....

As was the case with so very many of my clients. And where I was obliged to make that argument, even as I knew what the CA's standard riposte was going to be: "His crappy upbringing didn't pick up a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-19-2019, 10:04 AM
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And both were bribed with the promise of an...

And both were bribed with the promise of an (unwilling) princess
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 302
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Yesssss! Feel the hatred! Let it flow through...

Yesssss! Feel the hatred! Let it flow through you, and your journey to the Dark Side will be complete!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-17-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 302
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Maeglin was a rat. End of. No excuses, and he got...

Maeglin was a rat. End of. No excuses, and he got what was coming to him.

He might - might - have betrayed Gondolin because he was tortured, but the whole infanticide-and-rape thing was on him,...
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