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Lord of the Rings Confessions
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This is Lord of the Rings confessions -- a blog where you can anonymously submit your opinions on anything Lord of the Rings, be it a casting choice in the films, something from the book, your ships, or even the fandom itself -- anything at all. Confessions can be submitted in the ask box.

Though we call ourselves LOTR confessions, also take confessions about anything Tolkien.

This blog was inspired by blogs such as Harry Potter Confessions and Criminal Minds Confessions.

If you're looking for a specific character or book, the tag page has most of it sorted.

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I’m surprised at how much premature hate and judgment Tauriel gets even way before the movies are out. 
Is it because she’s a woman amongst men? Even Tolkien wrote in L.A.C.E. that there is little distinction between gender roles when it comes to profession, so I don’t see how adding a female warrior is a problem. 
Is it because she’s not canon? In the words of the professor himself, “The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama…” There’s space and opportunity for other creative minds!
I know I’m gonna get a lot of flak for this, but I’ll say it anyway: I believe she was created with respect to and understanding of Tolkien’s legendarium and creative beliefs. As to the actual merits or lack thereof of Tauriel, I think we should reserve judgment of PJ’s original character until there’s actually something we could base our judgment on.  

I’m surprised at how much premature hate and judgment Tauriel gets even way before the movies are out.

Is it because she’s a woman amongst men? Even Tolkien wrote in L.A.C.E. that there is little distinction between gender roles when it comes to profession, so I don’t see how adding a female warrior is a problem.

Is it because she’s not canon? In the words of the professor himself, “The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama…” There’s space and opportunity for other creative minds!

I know I’m gonna get a lot of flak for this, but I’ll say it anyway: I believe she was created with respect to and understanding of Tolkien’s legendarium and creative beliefs. As to the actual merits or lack thereof of Tauriel, I think we should reserve judgment of PJ’s original character until there’s actually something we could base our judgment on.  

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