The nature of the Trolls: Vegetables or Rocks?

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The nature of the Trolls: Vegetables or Rocks?

Postby Tar-Herunole » Sat Mar 20, 2004 9:30 pm

Well, it's clear by the fact that they turn to rock if struck by daylight, tht they have something to do with the rocks. Plus the hobbit, if I am not wrong says that it is so because they go back to where they came from.
However in that sense their nature would be more like of a magnified and perverted dwarf.
Somewhere I read that the same that orcs come from elves, trolls come form ents. But ents are vegetables, not rocks...
Anybody can shed some light?
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Postby TerraFrost » Sun Mar 21, 2004 6:16 am

i'm not sure treebeard would like to be called a vegitable :lila:

while their nature may be dissimilar, there fates might be rather similar. ents could very easily return to arda in the form of compost, just as orcs return to arda in the form of rock. alternatively, ents could return to arda in the form of petrified wood, which is sorta like rock. so, perhapes ents actually are rock! well, atleast when they die, heh.
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Postby Evlfrost » Sun Mar 21, 2004 4:21 pm

Well it is said that the trolls were made in mockery of the Ents. Just like orcs are creatures of muck and slime, Elves are not. So I dont think they are any more disimular than the elven/orcan relationship.
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Postby Rao » Wed Aug 25, 2004 1:20 pm

Orcs were made in mockery of Elves, my dear boy.
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Postby Rapscallion » Wed Aug 25, 2004 11:21 pm

trolls come from ents? that's just weird!
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Postby TerraFrost » Wed Aug 25, 2004 11:26 pm

they were made in mockery of ents. whether or not they were made from ents is unclear, although i doubt they were.
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Postby Rapscallion » Wed Aug 25, 2004 11:27 pm

oh.
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