When Frodo raises the star glass and cries out, “Hail, Eärendil, O Brightest of Stars!” he invokes a history of which, with Sam, he is now a major part. 516 more words
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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
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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