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Well, seeing as how it's Thorin that says Fili is younger...

Werde Spinner

Nov 18 2013, 4:11pm

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Well, seeing as how it's Thorin that says Fili is younger... [In reply to] Can't Post

I just assume that he mixed up his nephews again. Tongue If you believe that, it means his mix-up of Fili and Kili during the stone giants scene has textual basis.

"I had forgotten that. It is hard to be sure of anything among so many marvels. The world is all grown strange. Elf and Dwarf in company walk in our daily fields; and folk speak with the Lady of the Wood and yet live; and the Sword comes back to war that was broken in the long ages ere the fathers of our fathers rode into the Mark! How shall a man judge what to do in such times?"

"As he ever has judged. Good and ill have not changed since yesteryear; nor are they one thing among Elves and Dwarves and another among Men. It is a man's part to discern them, as much in the Golden Wood as in his own house."

Subject User Time
Tolkien's 'the hobbit' (spoilers!?) Óintment Send a private message to Óintment Nov 17 2013, 7:29pm
    There is an answer to your third question Na Vedui Send a private message to Na Vedui Nov 17 2013, 8:18pm
        An in-story explanation Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 18 2013, 3:52pm
            Well, seeing as how it's Thorin that says Fili is younger... Werde Spinner Send a private message to Werde Spinner Nov 18 2013, 4:11pm
    Heirs MomoftheShire Send a private message to MomoftheShire Nov 17 2013, 10:46pm
        It sounds logical... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Nov 17 2013, 11:26pm
            Another Middle-earth example Na Vedui Send a private message to Na Vedui Nov 18 2013, 1:06am
                It used to be quite common for families to serve together. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Nov 18 2013, 7:11am
        I have sometimes wondered if the "who's the heir" question Riven Delve Send a private message to Riven Delve Nov 18 2013, 1:07pm


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