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It's Time to Make a Decision

Éowyn is a character of JRR Tolkien...
Tolkien writes she fell into depression since she longed to win renown in battle - more so because she was noble - but being female, her duties were reckoned to be at Edoras. When Théoden's mind was poisoned by his adviser Gríma Wormtongue, Éowyn was obliged to care for her uncle, and his deterioration pained her deeply. To make matters worse, she was stalked by Gríma.

However, when Gandalf (along with Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli) arrived, he healed Théoden from Wormtongue's corruption, and Éowyn became infatuated with Aragorn. It soon became clear that Aragorn could not return her love (though he did not mention his betrothal to Arwen), and would not allow her to join him in going to war. As Aragorn pointed out, her duty was with her people; she had to shoulder the responsibility of ruling Rohan in Théoden's stead of when the war-host of Rohan went to war. Aragorn also said her duties were no less valiant. Likening her situation to a "cage", Éowyn said she feared

"...o stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire."

Frustrated by unrequited love for Aragorn and longing for death in battle, she disguised herself as a man and under the alias of Dernhelm, travelled with the Riders of Rohan to the Battle of the Pelennor Fields outside the White City of Minas Tirith in Gondor, carrying with her Merry, who had also been ordered to remain behind....




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IceQueenofMitera's avatar
I love Eowyn :)

I think she's badass XD
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I love LOTR :) You did an awesome job on this love the eye!
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Thankss, you're vey kind :hug:
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Bonito trabajo, María. Me encanta como has puesto los colores :icondeathhugplz:
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Graciass guapa :hug:
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