*clears throat very loudly and forcefully* CARE TO EXPLAIN THORIN, FILI, AND KILI?>>>>>>*clears throat* alright, that sucked. But he didn't kill MOST of the characters you loved. *glares at another author*
After all the years I've watched these movies, I've never noticed this; Frodo saves Sam at the end of Fellowship of the Ring, then Sam saves Frodo at the end of Return of the King. I never clearly noticed the parallel.