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Completely agreed


Nov 19 2012, 11:36pm

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Completely agreed [In reply to] Can't Post

For a long time I didn't understand that his death wasn't a climax. Then in the past few years as we've been discussing the 2-film split and now the 3-film split, I finally realized that his death is what you said - the instigator of events.

I very much hope that that's what Philippa meant, because that's really what is supported by the story. And I hope that Smaug's death is reserved for film 3 because of it.

"...and his first memory of Middle-earth was the green stone above her breast as she sang above his cradle while Gondolin was still in flower." -Unfinished Tales

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An interview with screenwriter Philippa Boyens News from Bree Send a private message to News from Bree Nov 19 2012, 9:47am
    Intriguing... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Nov 19 2012, 3:02pm
    At least this confirmes that Smaug will die as he does in the book! // painjoiker Send a private message to painjoiker Nov 19 2012, 3:25pm
        Istn't this article already over on Main?/// Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Nov 19 2012, 3:34pm
    Interesting quote on Smaug burgahobbit Send a private message to burgahobbit Nov 19 2012, 7:50pm
        Haha - I'm not sure that passes Occam's test! Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Nov 19 2012, 7:55pm
        the death of smaug as an instigator of events There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Nov 19 2012, 8:28pm
            Completely agreed Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Nov 19 2012, 11:36pm
                I think it would work if Smaug died at the end of TDOS totoro Send a private message to totoro Nov 20 2012, 9:52am
                    It wouldn't work Fardragon Send a private message to Fardragon Nov 20 2012, 10:16am
                        Not if the film-makers are clever about it ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Nov 20 2012, 10:21am
    she's amazing There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Nov 19 2012, 8:27pm
    The character inspiration for Tauriel Michelle Johnston Send a private message to Michelle Johnston Mar 23 2013, 11:22am


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