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I've linked Utter West to West, or should there be a seperate article for Utter West? --Earendilyon 05:32, 9 March 2006 (EST)

Utter West I believe is just another name for Aman. If it is used by J.R.R. Tolkien then we can link it directly to Utter West, if not then we probably should have two Wests, one for West of Middle-earth and one for West of Arda or something, what do you think? --Hyarion 11:45, 9 March 2006 (EST)
Agreed on the Utter West referring to Aman, but so does The West, generally speaking. --Earendilyon 16:35, 9 March 2006 (EST)

I disagree with the first part of the following paragraph in the entry and I think it should be deleted. What do the rest of you think? --Ebakunin 15:53, 4 May 2006 (EDT)

By doing so, Sauron actually became more powerful than his master Morgoth at the end of the First Age, whose fëa ("soul" or "spirit"), while stronger, was dispersed into the matter of Arda. When Sauron put on the One Ring and tried to dominate the Elves, they resisted, and Sauron came upon them in the War of the Elves and Sauron and, if not for the intervention of Númenor, might have defeated them.
I agree with you Ebakunin, more powerful than Morgoth is a stretch as Sauron is simply a Maia while Morgoth is Vala. I'll look into it just to double check Tolkien never stated such a thing, but I think it would be safe to remove it. --Hyarion 18:18, 4 May 2006 (EDT)
Actually, I do recall having read something to that extend. Will have to look further into it, though. It's probably somewhere in the depths of HoMe. --Earendilyon 03:54, 5 May 2006 (EDT)

In the entry there's a comment on his title, the Nameless Enemy:

He is also called the Nameless Enemy, which is hardly accurate (but perhaps an effort to lessen his psychological impact), whereas Morgoth is the Dark Enemy.

Is Sauron only referred to as the Nameless Enemy during the Third Age, in the time before he had declared himself openly? The White Council knew there was a villian in Dol Guldur, but until 2850 they didn't know it was Sauron. If this was the time when the Nameless Enemy was used, it would make perfect sense. Any know more about use of the title? Thanks. --Ebakunin 16:28, 6 May 2006 (EDT)

Should we create a new article for Thû? I would like to have placed a note near the title concerning it, but there are so many names for Sauron as Tolkien's legendarium evolved... --Narfil Palùrfalas 20:44, 4 June 2006 (EDT)

Sounds good to me. --Hyarion 20:47, 4 June 2006 (EDT)