Elves forced to battle

Discussion in 'Debates' started by Miriel, Oct 20, 2003.

  1. Anduril

    Anduril Flame of the West

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    But the elves did fight. They fought at Lothlorien and Thranduil was leading his forces against the goblins during the war of the ring.
     
  2. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Very true, although it wasn't as part of an alliance, if that makes any difference.. I don't know...
     
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    Elan Morin Tedronai The Forsaken

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    Well, they wouldnt have been "forced" to battle (in the case of the attacks on Lorien) because they would have been fighting to protect their land, and their queen. They were defending themselves, Elves may be immortal but they can be slain like anyone else, and I doubt they'd like to die anymore than we would.
     
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    Bard Erchamion

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    actually gondor and rohan were force to fight in a way unless they wanted to die or turn their backs to the oaths that cirion and eorl swore to each other...
     
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    yes thats is a very good point berensonofbarahir
     
  6. Iluvatar2004

    Iluvatar2004 New Member

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    The elves were not forced into anything. Like other people said, Galadriel and Elrond had that lil telepethy conversation thingy, and as a result of that, Elrond sent elves to battle...And thats actually the one thing in TTT that pisses me off lol...because it is soooo not in the book...
     
  7. Wanderer00

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    elves need to be better warriors i mean they sent three hundred to Helm's Deep (in the movie of course) and ALL OF THEM DIED!! i think that they could be more warrior like i mean the were one of the first to ever walk middle earth and yet they were horrible combattants.