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Any truth behind the rumour?

Sura
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Jan 30 2013, 6:37pm


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Hello, this is my first post, so please bear with me.

I have come here seeking knowledge because I can't remember this ever in my own reading but hoped someone might shed some light on the subject. I have seen several debates claiming that Thranduil was an oathbreaker/treaty breaker when he did not come to the dwarves' aid in the attack by Smaug. Is there anywhere in either letters, notes, or the books themselves where any sort of treaty or pact was made between the dwarves and elves prior to the events in the Hobbitt?

Thank you.

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Any truth behind the rumour? Sura Send a private message to Sura Jan 30 2013, 6:37pm
    Not that I know of squire Send a private message to squire Jan 30 2013, 7:18pm
        Thank you Sura Send a private message to Sura Jan 30 2013, 7:35pm
        The timing and nature of Thranduils arrival ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Feb 7 2013, 10:11am
    Typical Tolkien Forever Send a private message to Tolkien Forever Jan 30 2013, 8:36pm
        What would an Elf charge have accomplished, anyway? CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jan 30 2013, 9:02pm
        Calm down... // macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Feb 5 2013, 10:35am
    PS. Welcome to the Reading Room, Sura./ CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jan 30 2013, 9:02pm
    PJ's poorly written fan-fiction... Morthoron Send a private message to Morthoron Feb 3 2013, 2:58am
        Why is Thranduil riding a stag/moose whatever macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Feb 5 2013, 10:36am
    I found a good article about this topic... Nira Send a private message to Nira Feb 5 2013, 4:05am
        Excellent article, thanks!// Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 5 2013, 8:10pm
        Martinez is a clever man. squire Send a private message to squire Feb 5 2013, 9:10pm
            I agree, well put Nira Send a private message to Nira Feb 5 2013, 10:17pm
            What is wrong with the petty dwarves imin Send a private message to imin Feb 6 2013, 1:54am

 
 
 

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