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Princes of Dol Amroth
February, 25 2006
Questions about the life and times of Imrahil and his family can be asked here, including questions about Ultimatums, Kin-Strife and the shorter stories. Discussions about Brand can go either here or in the Best-Loved Son thread, since his stories sort of overlap both cycles.
I was rereading Kin-Strife in eager anticipation (*grins*) and wondered about a few things. But please finish the new chapter first!!
When did Imrahil actually fall for Gildor? Does Gildor visit Dol Amroth very often (since a previous answer indicated that Imrahil had not spent time in Edhelland until after K-S)? Andra thinks of Imrahil's infatuation with Gildor in Ch 1, and Imrahil mentions that “informative little talk” with Gildor about love between men in Ch 7.
Aerandir and Eilinel – do we see their children (Imrahil’s half-cousins) anywhere? You have wonderful glimpses of different levels of Gondoran society in your stories, and I guess I'm wondering how men/women with high-born blood but a base-born father would fare.
After Imhiriel's comments on the numbering of Minas Tirith's levels (CMC thread) I noticed that Andrahar and Thorongil walk out of the Citadel into the second circle of the city after the Swan Knight/City Guard match-up (Ch. 4), and Colhammad’s is “down” in the fifth circle in Ch. 6.
I think I can place all the scenes in Imrahil’s fit/dream at the tailor shop, except one: "a young man with grave grey eyes being slapped upon the back by an older young man with a much more cheerful mien." Who/where/when? If this is Heth who is the man? Or is it Halaran and his friend?
I love this little foreshadowing dearly... Finduilas tells Imrahil (Ch. 8): “I hope I live to see the day you fall for some little sprig half your age - I’ll never let you live it down!” She’ll undoubtedly be waiting for him on the other side with a wicked grin and an eternity of ribbing prepared. :)
I never noticed this before, but Imrahil seems to know who Thorongil really is after waking, or at least that he is other than he seems. But I guess we'll find out more in upcoming chapters! (Yay!)
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