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The Apprentice: Arwen v. Eowyn

Ruxendil_Thoorg
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Apr 12 2012, 8:54pm


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Between Arwen daughter of Elrond (from the Jackson movies), and Eowyn, Shieldmaiden of Rohan (from the books or any adaptation), which would you choose as a warleader?

If you need a hypothetical, here's one:

You are Gandalf the White. You have been leading Minas Tirith's defenses in preparation for Mordor's attack. Suddenly you are called away to save Faramir and you need to appoint someone to take charge. But who? Imrahil has not shown up yet.

Arwen happens to be there because she has shown up with a host from Rivendell and Lorien as could be spared in the midst of the War in the North. The Men of Minas Tirith look up to her as an inspiring figure reminding them of the old alliance of Elves and Men, and are grateful for their aid.

Eowyn happens to be there because Rohan, including Theoden and Eomer, have fallen and she has led the remnants of her people as refugees to Minas Tirith. She, along with the last remaining Rohirrim, have become Gondor's elite cavalry unit. The Men of Minas Tirith relate to her as a fellow mortal/ human.

Both Arwen and Eowyn are willing to take over, but will not share responsibility with each other. For this hypothetical, they are the highest ranking warleaders available. Which do you, as Gandalf, pick?

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The Apprentice: Arwen v. Eowyn Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Apr 12 2012, 8:54pm
    I don't think DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Apr 12 2012, 9:07pm
        good point Daniel Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Apr 14 2012, 6:04pm
    Eowyn BeornBerserker Send a private message to BeornBerserker Jun 18 2012, 1:03pm

 
 
 

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