- Eel Wrangler from Bree
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u should be. i was.
That's a big no-no, to be sure. You've got balls, php!Norc wrote:yeah, but u still disagreed with me
But which is your favourite volume??
"'But whereas we have drunk with thee, who seemest to be a man of lineage, and thou hast been blithe with us, we will tell thee that we have seen one riding south along the Greenway, clad in a coat as green as the way, with the leafless tree done on his breast. So nigh to him we were that we heard his cry as he sped along, as ye may hear the lapwing whining, for he said: "POINT AND EDGE, POINT AND EDGE! THE RED WATER AMIDST OF THE HILLS!" In my lifetime such a man hath, to my knowledge, been seen thrice before; and after each sight of him followed evil days and the death of men.'"
-The Well at the World's End, William Morris
- Trekkie in training
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Forest Shepherd wrote:But which is your favourite volume??
Book 1, I love those early chapters, the tranquil magic of the shire slowly giving way to the terror of the blackriders, the mystery of old Tom and Aragorn's sudden entrance into the story, fantastic world building and a gradual pace that slowly ratchets up the tension yet lets you soak in the details of a sprawling world.
I wish I could read LOTR again for the first time, I didn't read the book properly till 2007, I have always been a reader but had never read anything of such complexity and length at the time, I had seen Jackson's LOTR multiple times by that point (but me being the weird guy that I am I had actually read some of ROTK already by that point) but Tolkien's prose and the expanded story hooked my straight away and I came to favour the novel long before my first readthrough was complete...
The Thorin: An Unexpected Rewrite December 2012 (I was on the money apparently)
The Tauriel: Desolation of Canon December 2013 (Accurate again!)
The Sod-it! : Battling my Indifference December 2014 (You know what they say, third time's the charm)
Well, that was worth the wait wasn't it
I think what comes out of a pig's rear end is more akin to what Peejers has given us-Azriel 20/9/2014
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