him to beware, but he took no heed of him, and walked proudly
in as an heir that returns. But he did not come back. Nár stayed
near by for many days in hiding. One day he heard a loud shout
and the blare of a horn, and a body was flung out on the steps.
Fearing that it was Thrór, he began to creep near, but there
came a voice from within the gate:
'Come on, beardling! We can see you. But there is no need
to be afraid today. We need you as a messenger.'
Then Nár came up, and found that it was indeed the body
of Thrór, but the head was severed and lay face downwards. As
he knelt there, he heard orc-laughter in the shadows, and the
'If beggars will not wait at the door, but sneak in to try thieving,
that is what we do to them. If any of your people poke their foul
beards in here again, they will fare the same. Go and tell them
so! But if his family wish to know who is now king here, the
name is written on his face. I wrote it! I killed him! I am the
Then Nár turned the head and saw branded on the brow in
Dwarf-runes so that he could read it the name A Z O G. That name
was branded in his heart and in the hearts of all the Dwarves
afterwards. Nár stooped to take the head, but the voice of Azog¹
'Drop it! Be off! Here's your fee, beggar-beard.' A small bag
struck him. It held a few coins of little worth.
Weeping, Nár fled down the Silverlode; but he looked back
once and saw that Orcs had come from the gate and were hacking
up the body and flinging the pieces to the black crows.
Such was the tale that Nár brought back to Thráin; and when
he had wept and torn his beard he fell silent. Seven days he sat
and said no word. Then he stood up and said: 'This cannot be
borne!' That was the beginning of the War of the Dwarves and
the Orcs, which was long and deadly, and fought for the most
part in deep places beneath the earth. The Return Of The King, Appendix A
This works just like any other Character Elimination game. You take one point away from one character and give it to another. The last character left is the "winner". Each character starts with 7pts.
1. You can only take one point away from a character and give one point to a different character per post.j
2. You must wait for at least ONE post to be made after your own before posting again OR 24 hours.
3. You cannot bring back a character once it has reached zero points.
4. When you take the last point away from a character, mark it as ELIMINATED in BOLD RED.
5. You must RP as the character(s) in your game post (please RP at least 100 characters with each post) in this new twist in the game -ELIMINATION - as the eliminator or the victim. Keep it within sensible limits of, "War Of The Dwarves And The Orcs - Early Morning Scrimmage ", Tolkien related. Do not post: Tomu used his light saber and slew his father.
You may use one of the conventional weapons in your post or one of your own creation:
make no beautiful things, but they make many clever ones.
They can tunnel and mine as well as any but the most skilled
dwarves, when they take the trouble, though they are usually
untidy and dirty. Hammers, axes, swords, daggers, pick-
axes, tongs, and also instruments of torture, they make very
well, or get other people to make to their design, prisoners
and slaves that have to work till they die for want of air
and light.... The Hobbit, Over Hill And Under Hill
he hewed off with his axe a branch of an oak and held it in his left hand
to ward off the strokes of his foes, or to wield as a club. In this way he
got his name.The Return Of The King, Appendix A
Tali- 8 (+1)
Bumrash- 6 (-1)
Tali- 7 (+1)
Bumrash- 0 (-1) ELIMINATED
- Please follow the + first and the - second pattern, it's easier on everyone.
No SIGNATURES please!
...For the Naugrim have beards
from the beginning of their lives, male and female alike; nor
indeed can their womenkind be discerned by those of other
race, be it in feature or in gait or in voice, nor in any wise save
this: that they go not to war, and seldom save at direst need
issue from their deep bowers and halls....HoME vol. 11, The Later Quenta Silmarillion
1. Fali (female)
2. Nara (female)
3. Velm (female)
4. Gili (female)
5. Ridra (female)
6. Kali (female)
7. Donlad (male)
8. Dunabar (male)
9. Tomu (male)
10. Giman (male)
11. Liggin (male)
12. Thorut (male)
13. Hurz (female)
14. Snak (female)
15. Ghak (female)
16. Borgakh (female)
17. Agrob (female)
18. Bumrash (female)
19. Golag (male)
20. Sog (male)
21. Ughash (male)
22. Buugug (male)
23. Dumag (male)
24. Bolrag (male)
25. Wulfr ( male Warg)
26. Rhafna (female Crebian)
27. Tawaro (female Elf)
28. lhand (male Eagle)
29. Círer (male Elf)
30. Urgi (female Bear)
Liggin wiped the sweat from his eyes. The sun had not broken over the horizon yet. The diamond dew still covered the green valley along with the red blood and greyish guts from the battle. Having been called to arms when it was still dark, the young dwarf felt a chill on his neck as he stopped to get his breath, the breeze drying his sweat. It would be a long day. Hefting his axe, he charged back in and swung at the first orc his weapon reached.
Liggin 8 (+1)
Snak 6 (-1)