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A Conversation with Smaug The Magnificent. . . should be as thrilling (and more grand) in its way as Riddles in The Dark

AinurOlorin
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Jan 30 2013, 5:04am


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A Conversation with Smaug The Magnificent. . . should be as thrilling (and more grand) in its way as Riddles in The Dark Can't Post

For one, I hope the psychic through the Ring way that Bilbo hears the spiders is not used for the Smaug communication. The Dragon is savvy, cunning and a master conversationalist, and I would be appalled if the suggestion is made that the only reason Bilbo can communicate with him is because he is wearing the Ring.

That said, if Smaug does speak properly.. . that the scene should be spectacular, and should receive all the time that Gollum received in An Unexpected Journey. Smaug IS magnificent, eloquent, grandiose, and extremely clever (almost brilliant) in his insight, deductions and persuasion. . . he commentary to Bilbo concerning the duplicity and avarice of dwarves is exquisite, and I would be most dissapointed if it does not make it in. The suave and sinister conversation of Smaug should stand out as a great moment in film history, and I hope it is done all the justice it deserves.

"Hear me, hounds of Sauron, Gandalf is here! Fly if you value your foul skins, I will shrivel you from tail to snout if you step within this circle!"

"Do not be to eager to deal out death in judgement. Even the very wise cannot see all ends."

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A Conversation with Smaug The Magnificent. . . should be as thrilling (and more grand) in its way as Riddles in The Dark AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 30 2013, 5:04am
    Smaug the Smokin! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jan 30 2013, 5:21am
        Not a year. A little over AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 30 2013, 5:42am
        You know... adnan Send a private message to adnan Jan 30 2013, 6:32pm
            I only wonder Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 6:54pm
        The lip movement worries me Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 30 2013, 7:19pm
            I thought that they talk with telepathy in Eragon? Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Jan 31 2013, 1:24am
                I swear I thought she spoke Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 31 2013, 3:49am
            The mind meld worries me because that is essentially what is being done with the spiders, and in that case it is attributed to the Ring. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2013, 10:39pm
    Like how Bilbo actually wanted to confess everything to Smaug lurtz2010 Send a private message to lurtz2010 Jan 30 2013, 6:15am
        Exactly! AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 30 2013, 6:24am
    THIS! Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Jan 30 2013, 6:51am
        What if... cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jan 30 2013, 4:23pm
            That's what I think Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 4:26pm
            That is what I meant... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Jan 30 2013, 5:31pm
                Gotcha. cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jan 30 2013, 5:53pm
    Good thread -- I agree Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 3:54pm
        All very true and AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2013, 10:20pm
        Great Post Michelle Johnston Feb 2 2013, 11:24pm
    Smaug should speak with his lips, I reckon sycorax82 Send a private message to sycorax82 Jan 30 2013, 4:01pm
    I Don't remember if this has been posted but Oleander Took Send a private message to Oleander Took Jan 30 2013, 4:06pm
        Batch Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 4:19pm
            He is a great choice imin Send a private message to imin Jan 30 2013, 4:36pm
            Well, you know... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 30 2013, 5:26pm
                well in Florida Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 30 2013, 6:23pm
                    I ate at a restaurant near Destin... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 30 2013, 6:53pm
        I can't get your link to work... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Jan 30 2013, 8:25pm
        Hence the more grande in my op. This should be as engaging and as intense as Riddles, AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2013, 10:28pm
    Smaug's lips The Mitch King Send a private message to The Mitch King Jan 31 2013, 12:38am
    I agree with all of this Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Jan 31 2013, 1:19am
        Definitely! AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2013, 10:44pm

 
 
 

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