Éowyn finally gets her moment of renown (with a little help from Merry), but it still remains to be seen whether she’s truly escaped her “cage”.
The pace quickens as all forces begin to converge on Minas Tirith. Also, alas, racial stereotypes. Read more
Now all roads were running together to the East to meet the coming of war and the onset of the Shadow. And even as Pippin stood at the Great Gate of the City and saw the Prince of Dol Amroth ride in with his banners, the King of Rohan came down out of the hills…
Back in Rohan, Aragorn and Merry are each contemplating what part they have to play in the coming battle (or not). Read more
Saruman’s armies are destroyed and his fortress overrun, but he’s still far from harmless – so Gandalf needs to disarm him. Read more
Gandalf is rather cryptic as he leads Théoden, Aragorn, and the others to a parlay with Saruman. Read more
‘The last host of the Eorlingas has ridden forth. It will not return without battle.’ Read more
Now we turn to Rohan, its people, and its language. Read more