Now that we’ve gotten to know the hobbits a bit, let’s dig into their characters (and how they were translated to film). Read more
Short cuts make long delays…but evidently not long chapters. Read more
Frodo begins his wandering by trekking across the Shire, but danger is already following. Read more
The first infodump: Exposition, worldbuilding, and good old fashioned thematic development! Read more
When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton. Read more
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
As they prepare to go their separate ways, the Sohmas’ thoughts turn to Tohru and what she means to them. Read more