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I think that you are slightly confused?

Otaku-sempai
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Feb 1 2013, 3:39pm


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The reason I had conceived for the elves being there was that we saw in an earlier scene Thranduil paying homage to Thror. I had just assumed that the Smaug attack happened shortly afterwards, when the elves were leaving for Mirkwood again, and they had turned back when the devastation begun; though they ultimately chose not to help.



Thranduil turns his forces to Lake-town after Bard's messengers beseach him for help after Smaug's attack. He leaves half of them there to aid the survivors and continues on to Erebor with the rest of his force, assuming that Thorin and his followers have been slain by the dragon. It is possible that Legolas is left at Long Lake to help and protect the Lake-town survivors, 'though I expect that he instead accompanies his father and Bard's army to Lonely Mountain.

'There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.' - Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring

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Bard with Legolas The Mitch King Send a private message to The Mitch King Feb 1 2013, 5:16am
    Might be the other way around Wauntaun Send a private message to Wauntaun Feb 1 2013, 5:56am
    It's said the pic is from TABA Elk2013 Send a private message to Elk2013 Feb 1 2013, 6:39am
        Interesting... Boromir Stark Send a private message to Boromir Stark Feb 1 2013, 9:41am
            I think that you are slightly confused? Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 1 2013, 3:39pm
                Wait, I think I've got myself mixed up here... Boromir Stark Send a private message to Boromir Stark Feb 1 2013, 4:12pm
                Sooo marillaraina Send a private message to marillaraina Feb 1 2013, 10:09pm
                    Two possible answers. Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Feb 1 2013, 10:14pm
                        well marillaraina Send a private message to marillaraina Feb 2 2013, 4:16am
                            A matter of perspective. Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Feb 2 2013, 4:42pm
                    Ding, dong, the dragon's dead! Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 2 2013, 8:35pm
        Yes... Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 1 2013, 4:11pm
            "help people's perception of his character as he appears in LOTR" Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 1 2013, 9:38pm
        Did he do that? florian Send a private message to florian Feb 2 2013, 1:09am

 
 
 

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