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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.
Since Brand is not a lord of a major region, he's probably one of a bunch that Aragorn could have chosen from. It's actually probably merit/birth in his case rather than merit/land.
I think a pool of possible candidates for a few of the seats is very plausible, and to choose Brand, especially if he has earned it, seems reasonable.
I have a soft spot for Liahan (starting with his name ;)), and I'm glad to know he is so well regarded. Actually, if I may state a wish for a future story: You have given Lorend his story, do you have any plans for writing one for Liahan?
I know it's silly of me, but somehow I have problems seeing Erchirion as a swordsman. He must have sufficient skills, sea battles are not always fought over distances, what with boarding etc., but I have this impression of him that he is not especially coordinated, and I'm very curious for this story that will correct that impression...
Yes. Elphir is a perfectly fine man of his own, and he has inherited most of his parents' considerable skills and qualities. What he doesn't have is Imrahil's flamboyance and his "pirate streak".
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