I was struck by a passage recently in my annual re-read. When Frodo, Sam, and Pippin have their first encounter with a Black Rider, the text refers to the Ring as belonging to Frodo. A sudden unreasoning fear of discovery laid hold of Frodo, and he thought of his Ring. [I, 3, 'Three is Company']... Continue Reading →
The Indifferent Gods
Was the Ainur's "abandonment" of Middle-earth foretold in their music?
The Grey Havens
When were the Grey Havens established, and by whom? What were they used for?