Thingol does not approve

Posted Apr 17, 2017, 3:52:43 AM

Beren and Luthien before the throne of Thingol ( father of Luthien)

scene from the Silmarillion 

very old sketch, it is full of ugly mistakes but dear to me nonetheless 

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  • Apr 18, 2017
    "Daddy, no! MY human!"
    • Apr 18, 2017
      "But daddy, I love HIM!"
      So cliche, Mr. Tolkien, so cliche 😜😜
      • Apr 20, 2017
        Well, sometimes the cliches are grounded in reality... I've heard from a couple of different sources before that part of Tolkien's inspiration for Luthien was the lady he ended up marrying, whose guardian disapproved of him.
        • Apr 20, 2017
          Oh yes, I remember reading it in his biography! Edith, was it?
          I also remember that their grave has Beren and Luthien names engraved on it, below theirs. So sweet ❤️