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I found that line horrifying too

Ziggy Stardust
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Sep 29 2012, 12:55am


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I found that line horrifying too [In reply to] Can't Post

But sometimes monsters talking can seem more scary than when they don't talk. For example, I found the orcs scary in both the novels and the films because they talked! Think about it: these brutish creatures talking in complete sentences, something maybe they shouldn't do, but they are. That tells one that they are smarter than they seem, and that one should be on their guard. If these creatures can talk, they can certainly think, plan, and strategize. That's not a good thing if you're a human going up against a supernatural creature who's not only smart but strong. That's one of the reasons I love (non-sparkly, wussiified) vampires. They are monsters, but they are smart and can speak eloquently, and it takes a lot to bring them down, because they have the superstrength and the smarts. Just my humble opinion.

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SCOD: All Manners of Orc GoodGuyA Send a private message to GoodGuyA Sep 26 2012, 10:08pm
    Let's see... Elutherian Send a private message to Elutherian Sep 27 2012, 5:01am
        You're the only one who guessed on the bonus question GoodGuyA Send a private message to GoodGuyA Sep 29 2012, 3:53am
            Interesting Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Oct 1 2012, 5:04pm
    Love the blues in these scenes {NT} Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Sep 27 2012, 5:59am
    The Hobbit contamination titanium_hobbit Send a private message to titanium_hobbit Sep 28 2012, 3:46am
    Interesting choice zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Sep 28 2012, 6:00am
        You crack me up, zarabia Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Sep 28 2012, 4:40pm
            "Meat izz Back on the Menu ...Boys" Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Sep 28 2012, 7:06pm
            Thanks, SA :D // zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Sep 29 2012, 1:21am
        "Find the Halfling!" Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Sep 28 2012, 9:54pm
            I found that line horrifying too Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Sep 29 2012, 12:55am
                I understand your point zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Sep 29 2012, 1:43am
                I have somewhat the opposite view Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Sep 30 2012, 3:00pm
            Yes, the Ringwraiths! zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Sep 29 2012, 1:32am
                I don't agree GothmogTheBalrog Send a private message to GothmogTheBalrog Sep 30 2012, 7:54pm
    I definately saw Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Sep 28 2012, 9:40pm
    Belated post ;) Xanaseb Send a private message to Xanaseb Oct 1 2012, 11:18am
    Meat's back on the menu boys... dungolfin Send a private message to dungolfin Oct 2 2012, 11:43am

 
 
 

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