and Luthien Tinuviel), so should readers consider the wielding of power through magical verse an inherent evil or a possible good?
Celegorm and Curufin are already positioned against Beren, in that they have reiterated that though their cousin, Finrod Felagund
, should help Beren in his quest for a Silmaril, they will kill any that dares to seek or withhold the jewels.
The first men encountered by the Elves say little of their past; when questioned by Finrod Felagund
"Beor would say little; and indeed he knew little, for the fathers of his people had told few tales of their past and a silence had fallen upon their memory.