Kim Rudolph
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What is the point of Sauron making the One Ring?
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"For in that time he was not yet evil to behold, and they[Elven-smiths of Eregion] received his aid and grew mighty in craft, whereas he learned all their secrets, and betrayed them, and forged ...

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Why could Aragorn heal Éowyn but not Frodo?
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But Eowyn was not pierced by the sword of the Nazgul (specifically the Witch-King of Angmar, the most powerful of the Nine) with a piece of the blade working towards her heart, about to make her a ...

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How big were Hobbit children?
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For they are a little people, smaller than Dwarves: less stout and stocky, that is, even when they are not actually much shorter. Their height is variable, ranging between two and four feet of our ...

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What was Emperor's plan after seducing Luke to the dark side?
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Palpatine clearly wanted Luke to kill Vader in anger to complete his turn to the Dark Side. Just as Palpatine replaced an old and slower Darth Tyranus with a newer, younger apprentice, it is time to ...

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How can Aragorn fight with a broken sword?
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"There is food in the wild," Strider said, "berry, root, and herb; and I have some skill as a hunter at need. You need not be afraid of starving before winter comes. But gathering and catching food is ...

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How closely did the Black Speech match the subtitles?
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This is often done when translating between languages. I did notice it a few times in the movie, when a proper noun was heard in one language but not translated in the next. Let me explain it as I ...

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Warp 13... Was this overlooked?
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Okay I'm answering this off the seat of my pants because I don't have the time to do research, but here's my explanation: Warp factors have consistently gone through a re-proportioning process ...

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Is Superman the only immortal Kryptonian?
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Since I'm not aware of a clear answer to this from any official source, I'm going to just use some logic. We know that Kryptonians drew their energy from their sun, which was a red giant. Under the ...

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What was the point of testing carbonite-freezing technology on Han Solo?
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There are many ways of storing and transporting cargo that are not necessarily suited for living beings. Would you like to be stuck in an airplane's baggage hold instead of its cabin? The freezing ...

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