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The Half-elven and their "option"

Salmacis81
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Feb 22 2013, 12:46pm


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I was wondering about this - is there any info on exactly how much elven blood one needs to be afforded this choice between belonging to the race of men or the race of elves? Arwen was 3/4 elvish, but was still able to choose to be counted among men. So would this also mean that the early descendants of Elros also had the option? Obviously I'm not talking about Aragorn and his immediate ancestors, as their elven ancestry came from millenia before their time.

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The Half-elven and their "option" Salmacis81 Send a private message to Salmacis81 Feb 22 2013, 12:46pm
    The desendants of Elros Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 22 2013, 3:45pm
        From and quick reading IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 22 2013, 3:57pm
            Tolkien doesn't really give a definitive answer on which decision Elladan and Elrohir chose. / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 22 2013, 4:04pm
            Elladan and Elrohir Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 22 2013, 4:04pm
                My understanding IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 22 2013, 4:49pm
                    Tolkien apparently said... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 22 2013, 4:57pm
    the choice Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Feb 22 2013, 5:24pm
        Yes, it seems that parents make part of the choice for their children, and it's one way. CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Feb 22 2013, 7:39pm
            that annoying letter 153 Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Feb 23 2013, 3:29am
        No, I don't think that that is quite right... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 23 2013, 9:37pm
            can you clarify Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Feb 24 2013, 2:26am
                I thought that I was perfectly clear; however... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 24 2013, 5:24am
                    my idea Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Feb 25 2013, 1:06pm
                        You forget something... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 25 2013, 3:23pm
                            Still not clear here, so I'll break things down a bit... Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Feb 25 2013, 10:04pm
    The choices made PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Feb 23 2013, 3:42pm

 
 
 

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