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Question about Glamdring

DeadRabbits
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Jul 18 2013, 12:05pm


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Thorin and Gandalf got hold of Orcrist and Glamdring in the troll-hoard, and both swords were crafted by the elves of Gondolin during the first age. But while Orcrist has that curved blade and grip that is typical for elven swords in PJ's M-E universe, Glamdring looks like a standard "human" sword with a straight blade and grip and a long cross-guard. Could it that PJ and the people at WETA weren't aware that the sword had elven origins when they first designed it for LOTR? Any thoughts?

Now now Bill, you swore this was a battle between warriors, not a bunch of miss nancies, so warriors is what I brought

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Question about Glamdring DeadRabbits Send a private message to DeadRabbits Jul 18 2013, 12:05pm
    I'm sure that Jackson and the WETA crew were well aware of Glamdring's origins Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jul 18 2013, 2:23pm
        Goblin Cleaver IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Jul 18 2013, 2:52pm
    Compare Glamdring to known human blades Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Send a private message to Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Jul 18 2013, 5:24pm
        Oversized image removed. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Jul 18 2013, 7:37pm
    Different uses Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jul 19 2013, 4:37am
        That makes sense. Thanks. // DeadRabbits Send a private message to DeadRabbits Jul 19 2013, 6:58am
        Thrusting swords find the gaps in plate, they don't penetrate it ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jul 19 2013, 8:07am
            i beg to differ Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jul 19 2013, 8:18am
                more Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jul 19 2013, 8:42am
                Without Prejudice ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jul 19 2013, 8:55am
                    Been doing some reading Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jul 28 2013, 3:07am

 
 
 

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