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Jan 14 2013, 3:48am

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huor/hurin [In reply to] Can't Post

It may well be Huor speaking to Turgon in some accounts, but unless I am greatly mistaken, in the standalone "Narn I... Hurin" it is Hurin who spoke thus to Turgon. That is the most recent version I have read, so that's what was most readily available in my memory. In any event Hurin/Huor were foretelling that salvation from Morgoth could come only from scions of the Houses of Hador & Fingolfin (Turgon). Turgon received much the same information from Ulmo.

I don't see how it could possibly be a reference to Aragorn. I can't say I've ever even heard that proposed as a theory before.

Interesting idea, but not a likely one, I'm afraid. Morgoth was their foe, and had he conquered all of M-E, then there would never have been an opportunity for Sauron to come to power. I can't imagine anyone from the Elder Days worrying about what danger would succeed Morgoth were Morgoth ever defeated.

By all means argue your theory if you think me mistaken.

Subject User Time
A new star... estelien Send a private message to estelien Dec 27 2012, 11:21pm
    I read both lines to refer to Earendil SilentLion Send a private message to SilentLion Dec 27 2012, 11:51pm
    Surely he means Earendil squire Send a private message to squire Dec 27 2012, 11:52pm
        Another reason to believe it's Earendil CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Dec 28 2012, 6:02pm
        ah... estelien Send a private message to estelien Dec 31 2012, 7:55pm
    My favorite reference to the Star Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 28 2012, 4:18am
    "Blind you are, Morgoth Bauglir, and blind shall ever be" N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Dec 28 2012, 4:50am
        I like this ! sador Send a private message to sador Dec 28 2012, 12:56pm
    explains Aragorn's cover name PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Jan 2 2013, 1:02pm
        Speaking of Earendil Nerven Send a private message to Nerven Jan 5 2013, 7:20pm
    Hurin, with the eyes of death Nolofinwe Send a private message to Nolofinwe Jan 12 2013, 5:53pm
        Huor, not Hurin. // N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jan 14 2013, 12:02am
            huor/hurin Nolofinwe Send a private message to Nolofinwe Jan 14 2013, 3:48am


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