What Ged learns is a language. He picked either Gandalf or Merlin (of ''The Once and Future King'' by T. H. White, who calls him Merlyn) as the overall winner, depending on whether we were talking about Gandalf the Grey, or his later, more powerful incarnation, who will be familiar only to Tolkien fans, Gandalf the White. *OFFICIAL* Happy Birthday Mark Sanchez Thread, Good Article on the Young up and coming Head Coaching candidates. Having more than one wizard in the multiplex does, however, raise one tremendously important question. Yeah, Gandalf would totally own Dumbledore. I'd even give odds. How about Heroes? This eruption of wizards is intriguing. Gandalf: Struck fear into a multitude of magical beasts. He may be less well known, but to anyone who would actually think about ranking wizards, he would be near the top. There can't be many people left who haven't read a Harry Potter book or seen the movie, who don't find the name Dumbledore at least vaguely familiar. Upload or insert images from URL. What say you? Dumbledore. That is a close match up though. In the end, however, that's a very dry reason to favor a wizard. Started 49 minutes ago, By Source: ME. I suppose Ged requires some explanation. I asked my son what was the scariest part of the movie ''The Lord of the Rings.'' Lysol disinfecting wipes and spray are back at Amazon. That's almost like singing Wotan in that other ''Ring'' story. Who wins? add in william wallace and you have yourself a fight. He lives and breathes questions like: O.K., in a match between the greatest ancient kung fu master and Jet Li, who would win? greengal, stop trying to define the parameters of the battle. And he is thoroughly human, causing much of the trouble that he has to fight against. Rhg1084 Wir und unsere Partner nutzen Cookies und ähnliche Technik, um Daten auf Ihrem Gerät zu speichern und/oder darauf zuzugreifen, für folgende Zwecke: um personalisierte Werbung und Inhalte zu zeigen, zur Messung von Anzeigen und Inhalten, um mehr über die Zielgruppe zu erfahren sowie für die Entwicklung von Produkten. Not, Are orcs true evil-doers? He is Ged, the hero of ''A Wizard of Earthsea,'' by Ursula K. Le Guin. I started thinking about this question partly because of the new movies, partly because I'm a longtime reader of fantasy and partly because I have a 10-year-old son. Started 1 hour ago, By Gandalf vs. Dumbledore, no holds barred, one on one. The Chinese dude from the matrix fought neo. 'Borat' star on Giuliani clip: 'He did what he did' Man accidentally buys extra lottery ticket — and wins $2M I kept wanting to vote for Ged, but I had to admit that he was more of a sentimental favorite, so naturally I had to come up with some other criteria so he could come out on top. but you are still missing the point.. good would not battle with good... note that i never said "to the death" either. Paste as plain text instead, × it is a flawed battle.. good does not fight good. Not, What is the meaning of fantasy? (I'm betting on Moby-Dick Nemo and Portnoy.). ), Perhaps, I thought, the wizards ought to be judged by their stories. So far his story has been available only to readers, but he will be coming to the small screen because the Earthsea saga is being adapted for a mini-series on the Sci-Fi Channel. Dumbledore? Damn you greengal and your "logic". But in fact all movies are fantasies, many serve as escapes from daily life, and there are plot twists as far from reality in ''Ocean's Eleven'' as there are in ''Harry Potter.''. Für nähere Informationen zur Nutzung Ihrer Daten lesen Sie bitte unsere Datenschutzerklärung und Cookie-Richtlinie. Gandalf? TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. Who reigns victorious? Who would not want to stand on a stone bridge and confront an evil Balrog, raising a staff and intoning, ''You shall not pass''? It's Dumbledore, unless there a butterfly, eagle or a sketchy bridge available Gandalf is screwed. By How about all the modern armies vs. all the forces of Sauron? It's a good episode.. the last scene is awesome. i think they each have their strengths and together they would be a formidable team. Darth Vader would kick the crap out of both. (Not everyone in our family is besotted with wizards, but it's safe to say that realism has to struggle to keep up in our household.) yeah but william wallace is really strong, and has long hair...so yeah, mark one down for the fighting scotsmen. See the article in its original context from. Wizards and their magic are inseparable. Jetsfan80, November 29, 2007 in The Lounge. Your link has been automatically embedded. Clear editor. Dies geschieht in Ihren Datenschutzeinstellungen. Just answer the question! The transformation of a beloved friend was what scared him more than any special effect. Other wizards, like Merlin and Gandalf, tend to be wise guides to small, often foolish young heroes, some with furry feet, some not. He is also, as my 17-year-old daughter pointed out, the hero of his own saga. Certainly it's a good thing for actors. He said he was frightened at only one moment in the movie, when Bilbo, Frodo's beloved uncle and a wise and gentle hobbit who held the ring for many years, turned on Frodo.