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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Galadriel’s Glade 2 ~ Frodo looks into the mirror, plus jan-u-wine's Lórien Suite 3.

Posted on 2009.06.03 at 07:11

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Mechtild
mechtild at 2009-06-08 20:01 (UTC) (Link)
I hadn't thought of that, Lavender, the idea of Frodo bringing the power of Mordor into Lórien. That idea is strongly implied in the film, though, with all that "you bring great Evil here" etc. I wonder how much the filmmakers were filling in from Tolkien's background material, though. Maybe it was just another example of their impulse to "up the ante". Either way, the notion that the folk of Lórien perceived Frodo as a grave threat to their security can make sense within the wider Tolkien canon, as you have shown.

That icon was made by Iconzicons, who made a bunch of funny Bakshi-based icons. I saved about a dozen of them when Peachy aussiepeach directed me there. Yeah, no one in hobbit fandom (the part of it that reads erotica) would call the Ring-bearer's part "small". Galadriel might rightly refer to Frodo's overall physical stature that way, ("even the smallest person"), but not his *member*. "Small", applied to Frodo's hobbithood, simply does not strike an adequately heroic chord. But, back to the Bakshi icon, I suppose a six foot-plus Elf woman might think it a bit on the wee side. ;)
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