Tags » Morgoth

Morgoth's Ring

So, I’ve been reading Morgoth’s Ring (History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 10), and Tolkien’s reflections on Morgoth, Sauron, and the Ring are simply fascinating. In an unfinished essay entitled “Notes on Motives in the Silmarillion” Tolkien compares Morgoth and Sauron, the ultimate evils of their respective eras. 553 more words

J.R.R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion Recap: Tar-Pharazôn vs. Sauron (Or How the West Was Lost Part I)

Want to catch up on The Silmarillion so far? Check out the Silmarillion Recaps page here.

Last week, Tar-Pharazôn forced his first cousin, Míriel, to marry him and took the throne of Númenor from her, ruining what progress his uncle had made in returning the people to their original ways. 570 more words


Faramir Remembers "Númenor that was"

“We look towards Númenor that was, and beyond to Elvenhome that is, and to that which is beyond Elvenhome and will ever be.”

So says Faramir to Frodo and Sam motioning to them to stand with himself and his men facing westwards into the setting sun at the refuge of Henneth Annûn before they sit to eat. 729 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

Some Lord of the Rings Information

Kissin’ Cousins

Aragorn is a descendant of Elros, who was Elrond’s brother. Elrond and Elros were part of a race called “halfelves,” which gave them the power to choose between elven and human lives. 236 more words

Daily Waffle

In the Beginning...

I have existed for a long, long time. Kindled with the Flame Imperishable by Eru himself. Stronger and more powerful than any of his lesser creations. 98 more words