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The relationship between Thorin and Kili

Yva
Rivendell


Jan 28 2013, 10:47pm


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(I wish I could add Fili, too) is important enough for PJ to build a few little character moments around it in AUJ, yet with no explanation to the non-readers as to why is he doing it. The three or four dwarves that stand out in AUJ all stand out for a reason - Balin is the the councillor and keeper of knowledge, Dwalin is the fighter, Bofur is the nice "contact" guy. Kili is the exception - he also stands out and is shown as important for Thorin, yet the viewer cannot identify the reason for that. It just seems like an unfortunate omission.

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Dwarven family connections Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Jan 27 2013, 5:22pm
    I think there should have been more clarification florian Send a private message to florian Jan 27 2013, 5:45pm
        It's not like the book makes all that very clear, either. Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Jan 27 2013, 5:56pm
            Hope These Relationships are Clarified IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Jan 27 2013, 7:39pm
                Tolkien... florian Send a private message to florian Jan 27 2013, 7:45pm
        Oin, Gloin, Balin, Dwalin... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Jan 27 2013, 8:35pm
            How to Number Cousins IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Jan 27 2013, 9:22pm
                What does it mean? florian Send a private message to florian Jan 27 2013, 9:46pm
                    "Removed" refers to previous or later generations than yours. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jan 27 2013, 10:46pm
                        And it is reciprocal arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Jan 28 2013, 3:34am
                    It's a description of Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Jan 28 2013, 8:50am
        Agreed. They could and should have cued in the Fili and Kili kinship to Thorin, just as they did Balin's brotherhood AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 27 2013, 11:10pm
    Very true Yva Send a private message to Yva Jan 27 2013, 9:55pm
        Well ryouko Send a private message to ryouko Jan 28 2013, 1:23am
            Seems like a poor choice to me. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 28 2013, 3:03am
                In a faithful adaptation... N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jan 28 2013, 5:07am
                    That would be incredibly boring to watch... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 28 2013, 7:33pm
    I think they could have focussed on this a bit more. TheSexyBeard Send a private message to TheSexyBeard Jan 27 2013, 10:37pm
    Do you really need the exposition? Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 28 2013, 3:38pm
        I think that them being Thorin's heirs and nephwes. . . and later dying in defense of him AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 28 2013, 8:21pm
            Oh agreed Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 28 2013, 9:54pm
                The relationship between Thorin and Kili Yva Send a private message to Yva Jan 28 2013, 10:47pm

 
 
 

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