The Black Riders make their move… Read more
Frodo returns to the road, and Tolkien returns to the plot. Also, worldbuilding. Read more
Frodo has faced threats and danger many times already, but this is his first test of courage as Tolkien goes for full-on horror. But first, a digression on women in Lord of the Rings. Read more
While the hobbits are largely concerned with figuring out who (or what) Tom Bombadil is, we get a chance to learn a little more about the hobbits.
As Frodo flies from The Enemy, he comes face to face with a much different power. Read more
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