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There have been extensive discussions here on Torn about The Arkenstone

Kangi Ska
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Sep 25 2012, 8:36pm


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There have been extensive discussions here on Torn about The Arkenstone [In reply to] Can't Post

as a prototype for the Silmarils. It has a special and perhaps magical spell it casts upon the individual who holds it.

And in the heat of the moment Thorin was not thinking in legal terms, contract or no.

I still think the best explanation for Thorin and Bilbo's behavior was the Dragon sickness attached to Smaug's amassed treasure. I am fairly sure that is what the author had in mind.

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The Clouds Burst *Spoilers There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Sep 24 2012, 3:07am
    Agreed 100% Elutherian Send a private message to Elutherian Sep 24 2012, 3:30am
        It would be heartbreaking... stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Sep 24 2012, 12:37pm
            I lost a lot of respect for Thorin on this occasion Reptile Send a private message to Reptile Sep 25 2012, 1:30am
                Simple Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Sep 25 2012, 1:37am
                    Simple up to a point Reptile Send a private message to Reptile Sep 25 2012, 2:14am
                        Pride and greed gets the better of him Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Sep 25 2012, 5:49am
                            I would point out though Solicitr Send a private message to Solicitr Sep 25 2012, 2:26pm
                                I agree entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Sep 25 2012, 3:02pm
                                    IMO Fardragon Send a private message to Fardragon Sep 25 2012, 3:22pm
                                        I agree entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Sep 25 2012, 3:33pm
                                            By this point I think Fardragon Send a private message to Fardragon Sep 25 2012, 3:38pm
                                Given the attractive powers of the Arkenstone (very like a Silmarilion) Kangi Ska Send a private message to Kangi Ska Sep 25 2012, 5:57pm
                                    Well, Solicitr Send a private message to Solicitr Sep 25 2012, 6:21pm
                                        There have been extensive discussions here on Torn about The Arkenstone Kangi Ska Send a private message to Kangi Ska Sep 25 2012, 8:36pm
    one of my favorites Mooseboy018 Send a private message to Mooseboy018 Sep 24 2012, 6:40am
        Me too Rolfina Send a private message to Rolfina Sep 24 2012, 7:47am
    Fully agreed. macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Sep 24 2012, 7:28am
        It could go to far the other way Fardragon Send a private message to Fardragon Sep 24 2012, 7:35am
    This is why TABA excites me more than ROTK ever did! / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Sep 24 2012, 9:21am
        Me too. macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Sep 24 2012, 9:38am
            Wow! It's incredible how much I disagree with this one. xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Sep 24 2012, 10:22am
                Too similar to LOTR? macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Sep 24 2012, 10:33am
                    Ok: LOTR = an improved version of the Hobbit. xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Sep 24 2012, 2:02pm
                        you could see it like that There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Sep 24 2012, 3:42pm
                            I suspect that Tolkien was somewhat torn - Hanzkaz Sep 24 2012, 5:41pm
                                Hobbittillion :-) Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Sep 24 2012, 9:04pm
                        Couldn't disagree more. macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Sep 24 2012, 4:59pm
                            Everyone is different imin Send a private message to imin Sep 24 2012, 5:09pm
                            in many ways There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Sep 24 2012, 5:11pm
    How do you think will PJ handle the end of the Hobbit? Valandil ed Imladris Send a private message to Valandil ed Imladris Sep 24 2012, 9:59am
        Well, we heard that Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Sep 24 2012, 10:18am

 
 
 

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