Thread: Poll: Favorite Tolkien Species
Which did you choose and why?
*I believe that ancient Chinese curse May your children live in interesting times' has come to fruition.
Hmm, why? I think because they are very much like the Maiar, they've seen the World, maybe helped create it. As Manwė would have use the Eagles also for different things, I like the thought that they would have many stories to tell of him and the others. From the sky you can see alot of events, you always have an audience
If Eagles were not on the list, I'd probably go for the Elves. You can't beat their culture, grace and pointy ears. As well as the most faeriest like women I like the races that live a long time, more stories to tell to be straight...
Are the Nazgul another species? I think they are men, no matter what the "enhancement."
How insulting to the wizards!
You've list Nazgul and Balrog, but not wizard? Is this fair?
How insulting to the wizards!
Are wizards not also creatures from the listed races? Are they race or a group, Olorin?
I thought about adding Maiar in place of Wizards, Dragons, Eagles, and Balrog; and only added Nazgul for those of Gothic persuasion.
Provide me with a better Poll Suggestion and I'll use it next time or soon after.
I chose Eagle, though my actual favourite race are the Maiar, but as the Eagles are similarly under that, I can't complain, I still have my favourite
Grondy, in using segments of the race Maiar, has opened up the choice. I can't see why we blame him, we could just say Hobbits are Men, because they are a segment of Man. Same with this. I stick with Eagle! I assume Ama will poke her beak in here to agree with me
Also Orcs are thought to have their origin in men or elves, so we might end up with a very short list in the end.
But I'm not sure what to vote for yet. But I do belive Gandalf himself would have voted for the Hobbits.
I shan't comment on the Wizards.
Do I sense pride in your words, Amarie? Eagles are truly the noble lords of the sky. If memory serves well first eagles were spirits, sent by Manwe to watch over Arda and bring him news after the founding of Valinore. And Gandalf being a Maia (and thus also a spirit) was few times supported by eagles. None will decline the grate power and nobility of their species.
I just want to say not to take Wizards easy for they have a purpose to be in Middle Earth. Not many really know what a burden this is. And even less know what a terrible faith awaits those, who fail their tasks on purpose. Remember Saruman...?
I too believe Ents are a species. And a good one, old and honorable
yeah your right Ammornil
Ents and Hobbits are the favorite species i see in middle earth .......because both species live in peace and i like Ent houses,their gatherings (Entmoot),Ent wifes etc. some thing i don't like is that Ents are too slow. but Quickbeam is there..........
Anyway Every middle earth species are well made.......
Races of ME are meant to represent some groups in real society, so yes they are very well prepared by the Professor.
Quite the contrary, in fact. Tolkien's works are not an allegory, which he himself states in his introduction to LOTR, regardless whether some people have compared his works with real-life historical happenings.