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10 Hobbit Characters That SHOULD Have Been Women

By Clark Aycock Jan 15, 2014

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Ok, take a quick break while you think something over with me. That's four suggestions so far. But to expand this list, we're going to have to get real. It's hard enough to name female characters in the LOTR world, but just try naming one's that not a saint. I'll maybe give you Lobelia Sackville-Baggins, but stealing spoons isn't exactly a hate crime. Women can be mean. They can be manipulative. Some can be evil, just like men. And it's so easy to just call these characters bitches, but I'm talking about strong, smart, multi-faceted people who choose to hurt other things in pursuit of their goals. Where are these characters?

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