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183 votes
9 answers
221k views

What does Gandalf mean by "Secret Fire", "Flame of Anor" and "Flame of Udûn"?

69 votes
3 answers
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After Gandalf kills the Balrog of Moria, do any more Balrogs remain in Middle-earth?

56 votes
4 answers
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Why did Saruman not kill Gandalf?

55 votes
4 answers
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Why does Count Fenring choose not to kill Paul Atreides at the end of Dune?

54 votes
6 answers
11k views

How does Galadriel know that Gandalf 'survives' his encounter with the Balrog?

52 votes
6 answers
10k views

Did JRR Tolkien ever write any music for the many songs in The Lord of the Rings?

50 votes
9 answers
92k views

Why does Roy Batty save Deckard from falling?

49 votes
6 answers
6k views

Is Goldberry a regular mortal woman?

44 votes
2 answers
10k views

Why does Saruman travel to Fangorn forest?

36 votes
2 answers
5k views

What exactly are the Watchers that guard the Tower of Cirith Ungol in Mordor?

36 votes
5 answers
10k views

Why does Cirdan give Narya to Gandalf instead of Saruman?

34 votes
5 answers
9k views

Why are Aragorn and the Rangers of the north not trusted nor respected locally?

31 votes
1 answer
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The Nazgûl are afraid of fire, but can they be harmed by it?

31 votes
3 answers
6k views

Why must the water of the Mirror of Galadriel not be touched?

31 votes
3 answers
31k views

Is there any significant meaning behind the term "Saruman of Many Colours"?

31 votes
3 answers
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Was Frodo able to see that Gandalf wore Narya and Elrond wore Vilya?

31 votes
6 answers
41k views

Are all of the Stark children actual or potential Wargs?

30 votes
3 answers
16k views

Why does Sauron release Gollum/Smeagol after he has interrogated him?

28 votes
4 answers
8k views

What is the significance of Frodo's dream before entering the Old Forest?

26 votes
9 answers
10k views

What would happen if a Barrow-wight had taken the One Ring and why didn't they?

26 votes
2 answers
27k views

At the start of A New Hope are Yoda and Obi-Wan really the last remaining Jedi?

25 votes
4 answers
7k views

In The Lord of the Rings, what exactly does "Elf-friend" mean?

25 votes
3 answers
20k views

Is it Éowyn or Merry who kills the Lord of the Nazgûl (or both)?

25 votes
10 answers
9k views

Are any locations in the Lord of the Rings based on real places?

24 votes
2 answers
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What did the Istari (other than Gandalf and Saruman) contribute to the struggle against Sauron? [duplicate]

23 votes
3 answers
5k views

In Dune are specifics given as to what the "Suk Imperial conditioning" of Dr Yueh actually is?

23 votes
2 answers
3k views

Is Galadriel's gift of the phial to Frodo just a coincidence?

22 votes
3 answers
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Does Frodo believe he can challenge Sauron?

21 votes
1 answer
5k views

What are the reasons for the feud between Bilbo and the Sackville-Bagginses?

21 votes
3 answers
3k views

Was Boomer meant to actually kill this person and if so why was her attempt to so poor?