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Otaku-sempai
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Jan 6 2018, 3:49am


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Maybe, but we will never know.


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I agree that JRRT was approaching mixing Elvish and Mannish ancestry to the Orcs, but according to Humphrey Carpenter, he was even edging towards a purely mannish ancestry for them when he was "surpris'd by death." IIRC


And ultimately that might be what Tolkien would have done. And that would have been a major revision to his chronicle of the First Age.

"I may be on the side of the angels, but do not think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock

(This post was edited by Otaku-sempai on Jan 6 2018, 3:50am)


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