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Yes that possibility seems to be open, I agree

Elthir
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Nov 19 2012, 6:38pm


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Yes that possibility seems to be open, I agree [In reply to] Can't Post

Beorn provides horses, but they must be returned, and Gandalf says he is not 'sending' his horse back, but riding it back, implying, at least, that he will return this horse. But did Beorn allow Gandalf to ride beyond this? If memory serves there is no mention of any steed when Gandalf first appears, later in the tale.

We are then told Bilbo and Gandalf 'rode' behind the Elvenking, while beside them 'strode Beorn', so I assume someone had given them steeds, seemingly ponies, as (The Last Stage) it is noted 'their ponies were tired, especially the one that carried the baggage'. And ponies again after Rivendell, as: 'So they put the gold in bags and slung them on their ponies...'

Hmm. Well, as far as the horses go anyway...

Subject User Time
Did Beorn know of Gandalf's mission in Hobbit? BeornBerserker Send a private message to BeornBerserker Nov 19 2012, 1:42pm
    My impression... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 19 2012, 1:46pm
        Yes that possibility seems to be open, I agree Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 19 2012, 6:38pm
        Another impression CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Nov 19 2012, 9:49pm
            What comes to Mind is a shot in the First Scroll. Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Nov 20 2012, 3:01am
    Didn't Gandalf say Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Nov 21 2012, 3:26pm
        Gandalf's horses Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 21 2012, 4:37pm
        Gandalf didn't return the ponies to Beorn JohnsS29 Send a private message to JohnsS29 Nov 25 2012, 6:32am
            Bearing in mind... Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 25 2012, 5:19pm
                The gist of it JohnsS29 Send a private message to JohnsS29 Nov 26 2012, 10:08am
                    South or West Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 26 2012, 12:04pm
                        I still believe that... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 26 2012, 2:40pm
                            Another factor might be... Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 26 2012, 3:10pm
                                Oh, I'm sure that Gandalf would not deliberately cross Beorn... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 26 2012, 3:13pm

 
 
 

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