There is absolutely no indication yet that the series will be rated M or R, so worry about it when you get some actual info. I mean, I'm worried about it being rated G and being boring and sanitized, but you don't hear me repeating it over and over.
^ Who are you speaking to?
Well, if you are trying to use it as a point, it should at least be sourced, even if only a little. I enjoyed the article too, but I reserve some skepticism, because it is unsourced.
@ProfessorLayton15 you're the one who keeps bringing up politics and pretending you aren't infusing your comments with it.
I think we are generally on the same page, but you must admit you did far more speculation than almost anyone about the upcoming series.
You probably didn't read it, but I posted a question about what people thought of the announced writers of the series... I have done a little research on the series. Not sure what other people have done.
As good as the read may be, that article is tagged with: The descriptive majority of this article's text is unsourced,
^ Not a bad theory.
@The Daedric Prince of Madness Eru gve life to all things... the topic is about creation. Eru did not create dwarves or ents, but he wouldn't have given them life if they didn't exist. Orcs are a corruption of elves, but elves already had sentience. The same can't be said of trees.
You do know the Valar created the dwarves and ents, right?
^Why did you get rid of your avatar?
If I were to pick a Valar to create hobbits, it would probably be Estë... she was gentle and liked sleeping. She also did not attend the council of the Valar, as with hobbits who were not generally interested in the decisions of the "big folk".
LOL... that's like almost no info. Also, based on how the rights were granted, Amazon can't easily put "garbage" into the series, because it would probably break their agreement. You didn't specify anything, so it is really hard to know what you're talking about.
Now if you had some evidence to back up your suspicions...
You sure have quite a few assumptions about this show and me. I'm pretty sure Tolkien wasn't a big fan of fascists and nazis either.
I have semi-low expectations for this series, but I'm not going to pre-judge it before I see anything. I mean, if you're into YA, that's fine, but just because it isn't aimed at YA doesn't make it bad.
What other Amazon series have you watched?
Círdan seems like he would be super chill. He's one reason I'd like to be Teleri.
Galadriel has a very long history. Probably the longest history of any elf in Middle-earth who was born in Valinor. Her time in Middle-earth is only surpassed by Círdan, the famed shipwright who was among the first elves and did not travel to Valinor until the Fourth Age on the last ship.
Galadriel was also extremely well traveled. During the First Age she mostly dwelt in the famed grey elven city of Menegroth in Doriath. She visited her brother's city of Nargothrond many times. In the Second Age she dwelt initially in Lindon under the rule of Gil-galad, but then eventually founded the realm of Eregion with Celeborn near Moria. Before the coming of Sauron, she gave rule of Eregion over to Celebrimbor and moved to Lothlórien. In the Third Age she visited Rivendell many times. She left for the Grey Havens before the end of the Third Age and returned to Valinor.
@Elanor of Gondolin ...no the Avari are all the elves that did begin the journey to Aman/Valinor. The Vanyar, Noldor, and Teleri were separate groups that headed toward Valinor. Generally all of the Vanyar and Noldor made it, but a large part of the Teleri did not make it.
The stories of the Avari are largely untold, but a few of the Avari known as the Moriquendi or dark elves do pop up.
Yeah, you can't edit polls once they're created (even admins can't). That's why you have to be careful.
TBH, it would probably be best if they focused on the beginning or middle of the Second Age. The downfall of Numenor and the War of the Last Alliance would probably be really expensive to film. The founding and building of Arnor and Gondor would be pretty cool though.
I'm more interested in the parts of the Second Age that contain the lore of the Rings of Power.
I'd want to be Teleri, since I've always liked to be near the ocean. However, my personality is really more like a Noldor.
Why does the poll leave out the Avari?
It is not in continuity with the movie trilogy, it needs to be in continuity with the books.
The series is placed in the Second Age which does not have much detail, only highlights.
There is quite alot to cover in the Second Age, even if the details are not there. The big events:
Founding of elven settlements of Mithlond (Grey Havens of the Teleri) by Círdan and Lindon (Noldor) by Gil-galad
The settling of Numenor
The growth of Khazad-dûm (Moria)
Sauron re-establishes himself in Middle-earth in Mordor
First of occasional forays to Middle-earth by Numenoreans
The founding of Eregion (Noldor) near Moria by Galadriel and Celeborn
Sauron starts building Barad-dûr
Sauron appears in fair form to elves of Eregion and Lindon and Numernoreans start building permanent settlements in Middle-earth
Galadriel and Celeborn leave Eregion for Lothlórien and Celebrimbor takes over Eregion
Celebrimbor starts experimenting with rings of power with assistance from Sauron
Celebrimbor forges the Three Rings in secret, Sauron forges the One Ring and completes Barad-dûr
Sauron attacks the elves after they discover his betrayal and putting on the One Ring, so the war between Sauron and the elves begins and Celebrimbor hides the Three Rings
Eregion is destroyed in the war and Celebrimbor dies; Elrond establishes Rivendell
The elves force Sauron to retreat back to Mordor
The Ringwraiths appear (more than 700 years after the Rings of Power were created)
Up to now many generations of Numenorean Kings (and a few Queens) have passed with them increasingly becoming arrogant and hostile to both the Valar and elves
Ar-Pharazôn seizes the Numenorean throne, marshals forces to conquer Middle-earth, captures Sauron, and returns to Numenor with him as hostage
The corruption of Numenoreans by Sauron
Ar-Pharazôn sails with an armada to Valinor and causes the Akallabêth (re-shaping of the world and the downfall of Numenor)
Elendil and his two sons escape with the faithful to Middle-earth and establish Arnor and Gondor
The Dunedain build Annuminas, Fornost, Osgiliath, Minas Anor, and Mans Ithil as cities in their realms over roughly 100 years
Sauron attacks Gondor and conquers Minas Ithil
The War of the Last Alliance begins
Sauron kills Elendil and Gil-galad, but Isildur cuts the One Ring from Sauron's hand and he is defeated
Would the ring re-size to fit a big eagle claw?