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10152Re: [mythsoc] RotK Trailer

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  • SusanPal@aol.com
    Oct 1, 2003
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      In a message dated 10/1/2003 12:45:11 AM Pacific Standard Time,
      dbratman@... writes:

      > Gandalf's comparison of the storyline to
      > chess is a dead giveway: he thinks of the war itself as a giant war-playing
      > game.

      Doesn't Gandalf say, at some point in the written RotK, "The board is set,
      and the pieces are moving"? I can't find it at the moment, but I have a
      distinct memory of that; and if so, the chess metaphor is Tolkien's, not Jackson's.


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