The Funeral Boat of Boromir is an image that sticks in your mind from the books, the movie, and if you were lucky enough to see it in The Lord of the Rings Exhibition when it made its way around the world to major selected cities. This one gets my vote hands down for its power and image.
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I've voted for the boat of Boromir - if it is chosen could it be used as the basis for the Fellowship either departing Lorien or travelling down Anduin, should Chris/Mithril ever decide that the Boats of Lorien would make for a general release, box set or otherwise. At least the master would already have been made, and as I have said before I am more than happy to see a Fellowship suggestion to be used for the wider audience.
Huoomm... so the Ent didn't make it to the final voting Homrhuooom ... I'd better think of an Ent-suggestion myself - maybe that works better ... huom ...I don't know. Well, I'm not sad about it ... there is time, a lot of time,I think
Honestly, I really don't care much about these votings for the MS-releases (though I take part in it, of course). But I really have to say, that each one of them so far was brilliant, and I'm not exaggerating
I voted for Bolg vs Beorn because I really like the battle scenes (the only former one in the gold fellowship was Sauron vs Gil-Galad & Elendil... These scenes are great additions fpr both collection and wargaming, and are a challenge for painters. As for Boromir, well, actually I fear this would be too big and also, since there is already the death of Boromir this year... Making Boromir two times in a single year, I think it would be unfair for all the other ideas... though the idea is cool but maybe later...according to me...
I hope Bolg wins I would be curious to know how he would look like compared to Azog vs Dain (M164)
"Elves seldom give unguarded advice, for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill."(Gildor Inglorion, LOTR1)
I just had to vote for Bolg to make the voting a bit more interesting.... All 4 ideas are brilliant and I hope all of them are getting produced and it really does not matter which one is the first to start of with...
Boromir in a boat, floatin' down the Anduin Bolg and Beorn, at the Lonely Mountain brawlin', A woman and child, Helm's Deep a-defendin' A Lossoth hunter, in the far north a-shiverin'
Another great set of choices - and any of them well worth a pick. I like the idea of a single-figure lossoth, so am waiting for a single-figure month for that one, and the other three all have merit. I think two funerals in a row might get everyone feeling a bit glum, though, so this month I think I'll go with Beorn and Bolg - but here's to all four getting up down the track