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?
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 →