Old Troll – New Insights

In ElfQuest’s Original Quest, it wasn’t until the very final moments of the elf-troll war that we learned the Frozen Mountain trolls’ true motivation for keeping the elves away from the Palace of the High Ones. It wasn’t greed, it was fear. Knowing what we do now at the conclusion of Final Quest–namely, that the Firstcomer Troll still lived, and lived so long in enduring fear of the elves and of being pressed again into unwilling service–we can see troll King Guttlekraw in a whole new light.