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Postby Tar-Herunole » Thu Jan 22, 2004 8:35 pm

Check this out (long)
http://www.katspace.net/b5/myth3a.php


Don't know much about Babylon 5. What do you think?
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Postby TerraFrost » Sat Jan 24, 2004 6:48 am

i haven't read all that link, but i definitly agree there are similarities between LotR and Babylon 5...

for example, kosh, the vorlon, and gandolf... both serve as guides.

frodo, and sheridan, sorta, and others...

actually, heh - the first time i saw a comparison between LotR and Babylon 5 was about two years into the series (as i recall)
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Postby Lord Reefer » Tue Jan 27, 2004 6:31 pm

Jms is not afraid to admit to being a huge Tolkein fan. I don't think there would be anything deliberately lifted though. Maybe more on a subconscious level.
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Postby Rao » Tue Jan 27, 2004 9:50 pm

Many fantasies come from Tolkien. Well, many that i have read.
Tell the Spartans, Stranger passing by,
That here, Obedient to their laws, We lie,
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Postby Winkchen » Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:04 pm

Oh, I read an article about that, it was very funny, I haven`t noticed bevor, but there are so many similare things :crazy
For example
Sheridan dies on Zah`ha`dum
Gandalf dies in Kha`za`dum
and both were sent back :lol

I think, Zathras is a bit like Gollum, I always though he was funny :)
"Zathras don`t speak, Zathras can`t even speak" :lol
He even speaks like Gollum :lol
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