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by Alfgar
Thu 07 Oct 2021, 16:15
Forum: General
Topic: Extrapolations
Replies: 7
Views: 356

Re: Extrapolations

With regard to the three marriages, Appendix A states: There were three unions of the Eldar and the Edain: Lúthien and Beren; Idril and Tuor; Arwen and Aragorn. Note this specifically states Eldar, not all Elves. Thus there could be marriages between Avari and Men which would not contradict the stat...
by Alfgar
Sun 19 Sep 2021, 23:46
Forum: General
Topic: Fun Speculation only
Replies: 9
Views: 500

Re: Fun Speculation only

Failed Travel Rolls result in the party detouring to the nearest Inn where they suffer one level of inebriation.
by Alfgar
Sat 18 Sep 2021, 23:00
Forum: General
Topic: Keeping Elves out of Bree
Replies: 48
Views: 3084

Re: Keeping Elves out of Bree

Again here is the quote: "... but they were more friendly and familiar with Hobbits, Dwarves, Elves, and other inhabitants of the world about them than was (or is) usual with Big People." If you are going to interpret the words ' friendly and familiar' in the idiosyncratic manner you do with regard ...
by Alfgar
Sat 18 Sep 2021, 17:39
Forum: General
Topic: Keeping Elves out of Bree
Replies: 48
Views: 3084

Re: Keeping Elves out of Bree

What I'm getting at is they don't hang out in inns or go to towns at all, as far as can be determined. The quote specifically states the Breefolk were more friendly and familiar with Elves than other Big Folk. Whether this is because they visited the town or stayed at the Pony is beside the point. ...
by Alfgar
Sat 18 Sep 2021, 16:34
Forum: General
Topic: Keeping Elves out of Bree
Replies: 48
Views: 3084

Re: Keeping Elves out of Bree

The Wandering Companies were composed of Lindon Elves and Rivendell Elves. Lindon Elves were known to visit the Shire in Spring and Autumn. Rivendell Elves (such as Gildor's company) were known to cross through the Shire to visit the Tower Hills. Gildor, before he was told of the Nazgul, had no issu...
by Alfgar
Wed 04 Aug 2021, 08:24
Forum: General
Topic: Eriador and verisimilitude?
Replies: 27
Views: 1671

Re: Eriador and verisimilitude?

In regards to the Dunedain, the C7 Rivendell Region Guide states: "When Aranarth took the title of Chieftain of the Dúnedain, his folk went into hiding. They became a wandering people, but they kept returning to a fastness in the wilderness, a stronghold secreted in the angle of land between Mitheit...