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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

I'm going to have a stab, although I make no promises about completeness. All the below prophecies were made at times of stress and all came true. Hobbit: none that I can recall LOTR: Boromir's dream, ...
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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

How about Gandalf talking to Frodo about Gollum: Frodo: "It's a pity Bilbo didn't kill Gollum when he had the chance." Gandalf: "Pity? It's a pity that stayed Bilbo's hand. Many that ...
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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

Here are some prophecies not yet mentioned. Predictor: Thorin Maybe it's more of a wish than a prophecy, but in The Hobbit, in A Warm Welcome: Status: fulfilled, basically But lock nor bar may hinder ...
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Did Sauron worship Morgoth during the Third Age?

By the Third Age, Sauron was having his subjects worship him directly, not Morgoth Thus, as the Second Age draws on, we have a great Kingdom and evil theocracy (for Sauron is also the god of his ...
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Who were the nine actors who played the nine kings?

My dad, Graham Johnson, is the third from the right. He is a local poet and was pulled off the street in Wellington by the casting director. I still pause on this moment to give dad his 15 minutes of ...
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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

Here is another prophecy made by Malbeth the Seer who was mentioned in Moriarty's answer. Arvedui was indeed the last king, as his name signifies. It is said that his name was given him at his birth ...
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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

I was originally planning this answer to cover LotR/Silm as well in a similar scope, but it was looking like more effort than it was worth and so I stopped after The Hobbit. However since there's a ...
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What are all the prophecies in The Lord of the Rings?

Whether covered by your question or not, but Sam foresaw the damage that would happen (or was happening, the timeline isn't hugely clear) to The Shire, when he looked into the Mirror of Galadriel, and ...
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How did Gandalf come to possess one of the Elf rings?

Of course, Tony Meyer's answer answers where Gandalf got the Ring. Why did Frodo never notice it? He didn't yet have the ability. In Fellowship of the Ring, in The Mirror of Galadriel: Frodo gazed at ...
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What does Galadriel mean by "All shall love me and despair"?

It’s a commentary on the lack of free will the population under Galadriel’s rule would experience. “All shall love me and despair”. The key word is “shall”! Thesaurus lists synonyms for shall as “be ...
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