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dgradyttn

Exactly. This is how you write a great story: Boromir isn't the main character. He's only in half of one book. But there there is an entire person developed for him, that connects to the other entire people around him. The problem is too many "ryanvang"s are writing movies and series.

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sgt_sugar_tits

Never seen it like that before.

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concepttarek

He was the most human character Aragon had 90 years of wisdom on him not to mention he lived with elves and saved gondor in his youth but using a different name... So he understands life better. His redemption arch is masterful

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autumnus

but Boromir was actually corrupted by the Ring enough to try and take it from Frodo. Although he managed to redeem himself by trying to defend Merry and Pippin, but what happened prior cannot be dismissed If you think about it, it makes his whole story more important as it underlines the power of the Ring in corrupting even the strongest and most dedicated defender of Gondor. And it gives more importance to what Samwise did when he took the Ring from Frodo and why his character is the real hero of the story

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azraelgt

Very true, and yet the ring would have chirped him between seconds. I do praise Boromir, he had the Ring in his hand, (in the mountains) and resisted it. Something Isildur couldn't, He helped the fellowship several times in the journey, trained the halflings in swordmanship, gave advice on what paths to take even if they weren't of his choosing, protected them when he could and was honest. He was even forgiven and given a chance by Galadriel. Even if he thought he had been deemed unworthy, she still gave a gift to him and held him as part of the fellowship. The Ring corrupts, even someone as mighty as him was corrupted for a second. And yet he didn't hurt Frodo, he seeked to talk to him first, convince him. Truly a great man, Boromir. Same as Faramir.

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space_pickle

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welder20002

I always thought he died because he was Sean Bean.

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wodnicus69

Let's not forget that he was the first to truly belive in Aragorn, even before Aragorn himself. "I'd follow you my brother, my captain, my king." In a way he pushed Aragorn to into accepting his destiny and obligation towards Gondor.

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exlatere

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duroydecantel7

BACK THE FUCK UP Denethor was a chad. The only sane man in the books. Every other is batshit crazy. Sending midgets with the ring into enemy territory? It only works because Tolkien is a leaf lover.

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