If you happen to be a non-white Tolkien fan, or if you first read Tolkien in a language other than English, this short survey is for you!
What led to Moria becoming such a powerful city for the Dwarves? When did it reach the height of its power? When was its eventual downfall?
When and how did the Second Age of Middle-earth begin? What's a Morgoth? And what does Randy have to do with anything?
A series exploring the events and known information concerning the Second Age of Tolkien's Middle-earth prior to the release of Amazon's TV series.
It was a dwarf with a blue beard tucked into a golden belt, and very bright eyes under his dark-green hood. As soon as the door was opened, he pushed inside, just as if he had been expected. He hung his hooded cloak on the nearest peg, and “Dwalin at your service!” he said with... Continue Reading →
I have been going through Professor Corey Olsen's series of Mythgard podcasts discussing The Lord of the Rings. In doing so, I've had some clarity with regards to something that has always sort of "bothered me" (for lack of a better term). Mostly this surrounded the question (that many have seemingly shared, prompting Olsen to... Continue Reading →