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Thrain (possible spoilers)...

bborchar
Rohan


Jan 28 2013, 3:11pm

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Thrain (possible spoilers)... Can't Post

I'm wondering how he will be incorporated into the next movie. Gandalf is obviously fighting him (the clip from the very first trailer)...but he looks a little dead. I wonder if he's just been tortured so badly that he looks like that, or if he's brought back by the necromancer somehow (and thus fighting gandalf). Any thoughts or theories?


Oin's parasite
Rivendell


Jan 28 2013, 3:31pm

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50 plus years in an evil tower will make you look rather grim... [In reply to] Can't Post

 

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bborchar
Rohan


Jan 28 2013, 3:34pm

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Ha ha ha... [In reply to] Can't Post

He just needs a tan XD


Rostron2
Gondor


Jan 28 2013, 3:47pm

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He's the tour guide [In reply to] Can't Post

Gandalf tried to get in without a ticket.


Xanaseb
Tol Eressea


Jan 28 2013, 3:52pm

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:s :s more necromanced theories? :s... I think he's simply become maddened, as in the book. (though of course the timeline is -completely- different)// [In reply to] Can't Post

 

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bborchar
Rohan


Jan 28 2013, 4:02pm

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I'm not a conspiracy theorist type... [In reply to] Can't Post

...but it wouldn't surprise me if PJ used it as a device to make the necromancer more prevalent. Just a fun thing to discuss on a rainy day :) I was trying to figure out how they will work thrain's backstory into the next movie, and that's the only clip we have to go by so far.


nhui06
Rivendell

Jan 29 2013, 4:02pm

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Maybe a re-write [In reply to] Can't Post

The clip of Gandalf fight Thrain (or supposedly Thrain) was only in the first trailer before they split the movie into 3 parts I believe. I would not be surprised if they re-wrote the storyline of Thrain since they are doing lengthy pick ups this year.

I expect some sort of explanation as to how Gandalf met Thrain and got the map and key (probably in the prologue or in a flashback).

 
 

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