Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
One Ring to rule them all. One Ring to find them.
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. Read more
Sam steps up to the plate in a big way. Read more
Gollum’s plot comes to fruition. Read more
The Ring passes the fortress of the Ringwraiths, and then Tolkien gets meta. Read more
Help and hope show up in unexpected places in this rather low-key chapter. Read more
Now that we’ve gotten to know Faramir a bit, it’s time for him to offer advice and justice to the best of his knowledge. Read more
Through a combination of Sam’s loyalty and the wisdom of a solemn young man, Frodo receives some much-needed aid in his quest (but not without quite a bit of discomfort first). Read more
In one of my favorite chapters, we get a brief reprieve from the horrors of Mordor – and meet another Tolkien avatar! Read more