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I'm never sure what to read into that either

CuriousG
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Feb 20 2013, 10:42pm


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I'm never sure what to read into that either [In reply to] Can't Post

It does sound like the darkness came from Sauron, since just about every dark influence at that time could be traced back to him or cronies like Saruman. Did he hope to disperse the Dwarves so he could divide and conquer? Possibly.

But Gloin also says that their population seemed to be growing enough that they needed more living room. Maybe the "disquiet" wasn't sinister, just Dwarves getting annoyed at living at close quarters with each other? Maybe all that hammering kept them up at night?

They could also have had more of a seismic shift in group thinking. They had been on the defensive for quite some time, but they got Erebor back, so why not go after other halls they'd been driven from? The disquiet could have been frustration that they weren't keeping up their momentum of reconquest.

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Dwarves' lost opportunity Mixel Send a private message to Mixel Feb 1 2013, 11:52pm
    Which war do you mean? Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 2 2013, 9:00pm
        That's my guess too... noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Feb 3 2013, 5:04pm
            I mean War of Dwarves and Orcs Mixel Send a private message to Mixel Feb 3 2013, 5:25pm
                Yeah, that did happen. Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Feb 3 2013, 5:31pm
    Much about the dwarves is unknown, I think. Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Feb 3 2013, 5:07pm
    The war was incredibly vicious PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Feb 3 2013, 11:56pm
    Mount Gundabad Felagund Send a private message to Felagund Feb 7 2013, 1:34pm
        Good ol' Gundabad PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Feb 7 2013, 3:30pm
            Gundabad, and "Of Dwarves & Men" Felagund Send a private message to Felagund Feb 17 2013, 11:32am
                That's very informative CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Feb 17 2013, 2:34pm
                    Something fishy about the whole Moria reconquest project? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Feb 20 2013, 10:10pm
                        I'm never sure what to read into that either CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Feb 20 2013, 10:42pm
                            "Wormbeard" at work... noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Feb 21 2013, 10:01pm
                        Moria Cirashala Send a private message to Cirashala Feb 25 2013, 11:13pm

 
 
 

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