I thought it would be helpful to find some visuals of the Ainur so as to better understand how ethereal they are. Unfortunately the best artwork I have found of them has been on deviant art and the artist recently posted that she had been quite frustrated with people taking her work without permission or credit. 94 more words
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I read the Silmarillion seriously for the first time during my Chanukah vacation home in 2012.
I’d had the book for a few years and I’d thumbed through it occasionally to get to the good bits with Sauron and the Numenorians (hey, my boyfriend and I had a good Mordor roleplay going and we needed backstory-fodder), but I’d never actually finished it from cover to cover before that winter. 563 more words
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His lordship is over all the substances of which Arda is made. He is a smith and a master of all crafts, and he delights in works of skill, however small, as much as in the mighty building of old.