LOTR - A Better Plan

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  1. Sukerkin

    Sukerkin Have the courage to speak softly

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    For those of us who have long thought that the plan to get rid of the One Ring was ridiculously convoluted and prone to failure, here was Boromir's much better idea that he gave at the first meeting of the Council in Rivendell:

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    As he was a man's man and a soldier, there is some foul language in this so be warned.
     
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    I've often wondered...if the Eagles could airlift the hobbits out at the stories end, why were they not used as an air insertion platform? If not flown into Mordor proper, they could have at least shortened the trip significantly.
     
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    Sukerkin Have the courage to speak softly

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    Exactly so - it is a tactic that has been aired at many a drunken nights chin-wagging :lol:.
     
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    Mordor had an airforce with the nazgul out in full force.... Not quite Spitfires, but probably a screen that would be tough for an eagle to crack.
     
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    Sukerkin Have the courage to speak softly

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    One eagle maybe but there were only Nine Riders. That's not much of a screen at the end of the day.
     
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    Hell. Im not even saying "door to door". How about just knocking off a few hundred leagues? ;)
     
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    If Sauron and the Witch King of Angmar was pre-occupied with the siege of Minas Tirith then the Eagle could've flown around, i.e. the route that Frodo, Sam and Gollum/Smeagol took.
    Volia ...
    Could've given the ring to Smeagol to hold it and then drop him AND the ring into the mountain. Heh...
    That was a funny video.
     

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