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From the Windlord's Eyrie: Objective Opinions - Faramir!

Tidings from the Windlord! Today I return to my objective-ally review series to evaluate the last objective ally to appear in the Against the Shadow cycle: the renowned Faramir himself! 1,071 more words


Fire on the Water: Cremation in Game of Thrones Season 3

In Season 3 of Game of Thrones we encounter a second prominent and high-status funeral involving cremation, but in almost every sense contrasting with the cremation of… 1,334 more words


The Tragedy of Boromir

If I were to ask you who your favorite character was from Tolkien’s classic saga, the Lord of the Rings, I might get a variety of answers. 2,228 more words

Aaron Hastings

Are French spelling changes a sign of the apocalypse?

In case you were wondering, a heavy dose of sarcasm was used when deciding on the title for this post… We may have some time to go yet before the apocalypse is upon us, but I think it’s fair to say that almost nobody likes change and that people love to overreact on social media. 662 more words

Cultural Differences

The Despair of Denethor

When Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli entered the halls of Théoden in Meduseld it was into a place of darkness. The throne chamber of Minas Tirith is not dark and stifling but cold and austere. 667 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

Because LotR was truly about preventing forest fires

 So I’ve been going to a Buddhist temple for a few weeks now as part of a service learning project for one of my classes. The very first time I went, there was this serious discussion about Engaged Buddhism. 135 more words

Light-Hearted Side