2. Characters who Have Way Too Many Names
Examples include Aragorn son of Arathorn son of Arador heir of Isildur Elendil’s son, descendant of Numenor, Thorongill, Eagle of the Star, Dúnadan, Strider, Wingfoot, Longshanks, Elessar, Edhelharn, Elfstone, Estel (”Hope,”) The Chieftain of the Dúnedain, King of the West, High King of Gondor and Arnor, and Envinyatar the Renewer of the House of Telcontar
Wait I’m sorry did I say “examples” plural
Cuz that was all one guy
Check out the whole thing, it's really quite hilarious if you've made it to the other side of the head-thunking stage we all seem to go through.
Then come back and answer me two simple questions:
1) What are your favorite examples of this?
2) What the heck was JRRT thinking with all this?
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