Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

How far can Legolas see ?



Could Legolas really distinguish individuals from a distance of 24 kilometers ?

   

Recent comments on this video
Comment icon #1 Posted by MissJatti on 25 August, 2014, 10:27
come on, its just a book
Comment icon #2 Posted by George Ford on 25 August, 2014, 10:57
He can see in even sharper wave lengths of light like x-ray or gamma-ray or something. Plus, you only see the front of his eyes, they actually taper all the way back to the rear of his skull, like telescopes.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Yes_Man on 25 August, 2014, 11:04
H knew it was them because Merry dropped the leaf and it was easy to spot them because from the dust
Comment icon #4 Posted by GreenmansGod on 25 August, 2014, 13:03
Just a book? NO, NO, it is true, it really happened, because I say it did.
Comment icon #5 Posted by bubblykiss on 25 August, 2014, 15:03
I don't recall JRR specifying that elf irises are the exact same size and shape as human irises.
Comment icon #6 Posted by DecoNoir on 25 August, 2014, 15:16
There is a scene in the book when he first spots Eomer from some distance away. That's what they're going off of.
Comment icon #7 Posted by bubblykiss on 25 August, 2014, 18:09
As I also seem to recall elves don't die unless killed with physical violence or weariness. I would imagine that is a far more pressing question to answer. Why are Elves living so long unless they are depressed? And what causes Post Elven Depression Syndrome? Are we working on anti-PEDS drugs to keep our Elves safe? Or are we just shipping them to *the west* and making them into somebody else problems? These, my friends, are the questions that matter. Not if Elven need glasses to spot orcish height differences when riding worgs.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Taun on 26 August, 2014, 10:49
There is a special part of an elf's iris called a "plot device"... It lets them see pretty much what the author wants them to at any distance...


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


Last updated forum topics
Forum icon 
Recent news in this category
Hypersonic rocket could revolutionize travel
Posted 5-21-2016 | 8 comments
US and Australian military scientists are working together on an ambitious high-speed aircraft concept.
 
Is Everest really Earth's tallest mountain ?
Posted 5-18-2016 | 10 comments
According to scientists, Chimborazo in Ecuador is actually quite a bit taller than Mount Everest.
 
Man filmed struggling against 109mph winds
Posted 5-18-2016 | 8 comments
A new viral video shows a worker at Mount Washington Observatory being blown around by an extreme gale.
 
Human head transplant still moving forward
Posted 5-14-2016 | 24 comments
The controversial surgical procedure is set to take place at a facility in China as early as next year.
 
'Cyborg artist' is able to feel earthquakes
Posted 5-13-2016 | 11 comments
Moon Ribas can feel every earthquake on the planet through a special seismic sensor implanted in her arm.
 
Tiny robot can go on missions inside the body
Posted 5-13-2016 | 7 comments
Scientists have come up with a tiny robot that could revolutionize treatment of the digestive system.
 
Real-life Mount Doom could soon erupt again
Posted 5-12-2016 | 8 comments
The iconic volcano used in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy has had its eruption alert elevated.
 
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ