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A bit more. Two races, Elves and Men, interbreed. Brothers Elros and Elrond result. What to do? They are give a choice: elf or man. Erond chooses Elf, Elros chooses Man. So they are not really merely choosing length of life. They are choosing which race to belong to.


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I think it's Argonath you are talking about. Also known as The Gates of Argonath or The Pillars of Kings. The names of they are Isildur and AnĂ¡rion. Isildur was the High King of Gondor and Arnor. He also cut the One Ring from Sauron's hand. AnĂ¡rion is the brother of Isildur. Both ruled together a part of Gondor. The Argonath, also known as The Gates of ...


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I have seen the extended version of the movie, and nothing else really happens. The Witch King of Angmar hears the Rohan army arriving, and goes to deal with them. Also notice that the scene in the books is actually different, he never "overpowers" Gandalf.


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Yes, they are the same person. As a general rule, because elves in the Lord of the Rings are immortal, their names are very significant to them. As far as I know, there are no two elves in the novels, or any supplemental material, that have the same name. (There is one instance where Tolkein re-used the name of an elf that had previously died, but this is ...


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At the time of the Lord of the Rings more and more of the Elven population of Middle Earth have decided to return to the Undying Lands due in part to the original rise of Sauron from which they endured heavy casualties but could not quite recover as the men of Gondor and Arnor did. The prosperity of the men in the following years while there was still a High ...


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She's diminishing because the time for the dominion of men had come. This means she's going to be loosing her position of authority. She's remaining Galadriel because the ring won't transform her as it did for Golem (To illustrate what would happen if she accepted, she presented an image of herself corrupted by the ring, declaring: ""In place of a Dark ...


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Whilst I know Peter Jackson's interest in LOTR did come partially from him watching Ralph Bakshi, I found this interview with Bakshi and thought it might help: And of course it could be really ironic if someone said something like, "In the spirit of Lord of the Rings" considering you did the first one. I'll send it to them! Are you kidding? I'm not ...


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"and everyday was a life's age on earth" as stated by Gandalf the white upon his return which explains his somewhat foggy memory of his old self. He was 19 days away earth time so using an average lifespan of 70-75 years, Gandalf himself was gone for approximently 1330 to 1475 years (give or take). Given he was Gandalf the Grey for just over 2000 years, it ...



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