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Census The Books, Lord Of The Rings Or Games Of Thrones?

Discussion in 'Community' started by VadersLaMent, May 20, 2013.


Better books, Game Of Thrones or Lord Of The Rings

  1. LOTR

    45 vote(s)
  2. GOT

    23 vote(s)
  1. MrZAP

    MrZAP Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Jun 2, 2007
    I just want a Tom Bombadil cartoon! With live-action segments of Goldberry singing original songs.
  2. Cushing's Admirer

    Cushing's Admirer Force Ghost star 7

    Jun 8, 2006
    I haven't completed either. Both are challenging reads for differing reasons. From what I know of the universes and have read of the books I prefer LotR but that is thus far solely based on elements included like presentation, linguistics, and world-building. Honestly, I don't much care for the story of either.
  3. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

    Aug 18, 2002
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  4. Coruscant

    Coruscant Chosen One star 7

    Feb 15, 2004
    Pretty sure in the end, LotR will be better, because it'll still be, you know, finished.
  5. Ghost

    Ghost Chosen One star 7

    Oct 13, 2003
    I read Game of Thrones for the first time, and I'm almost done with reading the entire book of Fellowship of the Ring for the first time (I've never been able to read the entire thing).

    GoT is the much better book, no contest.
  6. Ghost

    Ghost Chosen One star 7

    Oct 13, 2003
    Any new thoughts on this?
  7. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

    Sep 27, 2000
    The ASOIAF books are more entertaining to be sure. On the other hand, they will never be finished :(
  8. Jedi Daniel

    Jedi Daniel Chosen One star 5

    Apr 7, 2000
    LotR without a doubt
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  9. Zapdos

    Zapdos Force Ghost star 5

    Jan 7, 2013
    i havent read either but imma go with got.
  10. 3sm1r

    3sm1r Force Ghost star 5

    Dec 27, 2017
    I know we live in an age in which everything is open to debate.
    On one side we have one of the most influential stories ever written in modern times, whose author is generally considered the father of modern fantasy, on the other side we have a bunch of decently written books.

    I can suggest a new comparison: Crime and Punishment or Twilight?
    What a tough call !
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  11. ladygrey45

    ladygrey45 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 30, 2015
    I feel like lord of the rings is more fantasy and game of thrones is more political but I haven’t read either I read the hobbit a long time ago