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Parallel with Osgiliath


Oct 29 2013, 11:57am

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Parallel with Osgiliath [In reply to] Can't Post

Welcome back, Phantom!

Tolkien seemed intent on having both high capitals fall into decline (if not disrepute; I can only imagine seedy pawn shops left over and red light districts).

Either Fornost or Annuminas were referred to as Deadman's Dike in Bree, meaning no one but ghosts haunted the place, but Rangers went there. What Rangers actually did there isn't clear to me. Did they walk past abandoned buildings and feel sad and reverential? Or did they maintain little homes among the ruins? I suspect the latter. The old and sick among the Rangers had to live somewhere, so maybe they occupied a tiny space there. Mere speculation.

Subject User Time
Question about Annúminas Phantom Send a private message to Phantom Oct 29 2013, 3:00am
    Abandoned Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Oct 29 2013, 4:00am
    Parallel with Osgiliath CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Oct 29 2013, 11:57am
        I've always wondered about that elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 Oct 29 2013, 4:06pm
            Makes sense Phantom Send a private message to Phantom Oct 30 2013, 1:17am
    Hi there, person with similar login name! PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Oct 30 2013, 2:43pm
    The name Annuminas reminds me of the Shelley poem "Ozymandias"... Bladerunner Send a private message to Bladerunner Oct 31 2013, 12:03am
    the whereabouts of the Dúnedain of the North Felagund Send a private message to Felagund Oct 31 2013, 11:20am
    As far as I remember... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Nov 2 2013, 12:14pm


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