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  1. Rilien liked Isteth's post in the thread A question on Elves..

    I would say that Elves are not supposed to be an allegory for "perfect" man. Because of Melkor's role in the Song of the Ainur, he caused...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 3:32 PM
  2. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    That evening Hanasian sat at the small table in his room at Pelargir and drew out a binder he had carried with him for over forty years. He...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:48 AM
  3. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    EPILOGUE IV, 44 - Pelargir In the bright sunlight, Naiore pushed back her cowl, turned her back and spread her arms. A trick, Hanasian...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:45 AM
  4. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    The Company formed up to the left of the caisson and turned to face it. The Shieldmaidens likewise came and stood along the other side. The...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM
  5. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    Edoras As they approached Edoras, a host of riders came forth to meet the Shieldmaidens. It was the Kings Guard met them and amongst them...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:28 AM
  6. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    The Fords of Isen A great host of riders awaited them at the Fords of Isen. They lined the river in a thick wall of horse and spear, the...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:27 AM
  7. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    They waited out the Greyflood at the old inn by the ford. As the rain tapered off and the waters started to recede, emergency repairs...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:25 AM
  8. Elora replied to the thread Legacy Prequel - The Ranger & The Shieldmaiden.

    The Road to Rohan The rain fell in a dreary curtain when the Company set out from Bree. The only thing that changed as they went south was...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 10:22 AM
  9. Matthew Bailey replied to the thread Cycles of the elves?.

    To begin with: Tolkien's conception of "Immorality" is one that is a specific conceit of Religious Theology and Philosophy to Justify...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 9:08 AM
  10. Ingolmin replied to the thread Cycles of the elves?.

    The three cycles are not specifically defined, the first cycle is likely childhood and adolescence, which ended at the 100th year, the...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 11:08 AM
  11. Ingolmin replied to the thread Who is the Most Powerful Elf.

    I think that according to Lotr there was not one single elf who was very powerful but many. I can tell you some who were powerful in every...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 12:23 AM
  12. Azrubêl replied to the thread Dwarves, Ents, Eagles and Orcs.

    Ah interesting! Thanks for clarifying. That certainly seems consistent with Tolkien, that any "breeding" of fallen Ainur would be some...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 9:31 PM
  13. Matthew Bailey replied to the thread Dwarves, Ents, Eagles and Orcs.

    The "Boldoeg" is a concept that Tolkien developed later in his life after considering the conversation of Shadrat and Gorbag in the Tower...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 9:13 PM
  14. Azrubêl replied to the thread Dwarves, Ents, Eagles and Orcs.

    Yes, if the dragons are not Maiar, it makes sense that Melkor and his Maiar servants would have worked together in the breeding of them....

    Apr 22, 2017 at 6:29 PM
  15. CirdanLinweilin replied to the thread Going to start a Writer's Guild in America:TAWLoCCFHaH.

    Don't worry, you're good. :) and thanks! CL

    Apr 22, 2017 at 6:21 PM
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