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I agree that it'll likely run parallel...

Boromir Stark

Jan 26 2013, 10:05pm

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I agree that it'll likely run parallel... [In reply to] Can't Post

and that at the moment, Thrain is still alive.

Doing it this way then means that when Gandalf returns to the company later and tells Thorin that his father has only recently passed in the dungeons of Dol Guldur, it will add to the tragic nosedive that Thorin's character takes later on in the story and make it more understandable.

It will also make the audience more sympathetic to Thorin (who in the book was somewhat unlikeable) and his later disintegration.

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Will Thráin be in the later films? He might be... Rheged Send a private message to Rheged Jan 25 2013, 9:51pm
    Some further info Rheged Send a private message to Rheged Jan 25 2013, 10:09pm
        I agree that it'll likely run parallel... Boromir Stark Send a private message to Boromir Stark Jan 26 2013, 10:05pm
    Yes, he is Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 25 2013, 10:53pm
        I watched an interview.... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 25 2013, 11:15pm
    My thoughts exactly! Lio Send a private message to Lio Jan 26 2013, 1:45am


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