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Forum: The Books 08-11-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Mithadan
The Silmarils and the Rings

While the Concerning... The Hoard discussion continues regarding whether that note represents, in whole or in part, a final conception of The Fall of Doriath and The Wanderings of Hurin, (for the...
Forum: The Books 08-11-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Mithadan
I agree with Findegal that having Hurin transport...

I agree with Findegal that having Hurin transport to Doriath only the Nauglamir (with the corresponding following events that the Dwarven smiths slew Thingol in his treasury, and, later, the Dwarves...
Forum: The Books 08-10-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Mithadan
Welcome (back) to the Barrow-Downs, Val.

Welcome (back) to the Barrow-Downs, Val.
Forum: The Books 08-10-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Mithadan
There are a number of "inconsistencies" between...

There are a number of "inconsistencies" between Concerning... The Hoard and The Silmarillion. I have not gone back and compared these to the various HoME versions of tales, but note a few, certainly...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-08-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,158
Views: 779,207
Posted By Mithadan
Welcome, or if you prefer, welcome back, Nacilme!

Welcome, or if you prefer, welcome back, Nacilme!
Forum: The Books 08-08-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Mithadan
This letter is interesting for a number of...

This letter is interesting for a number of reasons. First, it demonstrates the breadth of the challenge confronted by CRRT when he rapidly assembled The Silmarillion for publication in 1977. The fall...
Forum: The Books 08-02-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Mithadan
While this post could conceivably have something...

While this post could conceivably have something to do with Tolkien, the embedded link, now deleted, violates our spam policy.

This thread is closed and any future spam will result in the...
Forum: Discussion 08-01-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By Mithadan
The Mewlips By Encaitare First Posted February 6, 2005

The Mewlips
By Encaitare
First Posted February 6, 2005

This story focuses upon one of the more uncomfortable entries in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. Please enjoy and post your feedback in...
Forum: The Red Book 08-01-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By Mithadan
The Mewlips By Encaitare First Posted February 6, 2005

The Mewlips
By Encaitare
First Posted February 6, 2005


I was twenty-one at the time, having just left my childhood and at the beginning of my tweenage years. I had moved from my home of...
Forum: The Movies 07-27-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mithadan
This will continue to be my mantra for now, and I...

This will continue to be my mantra for now, and I resist the impulse to pick at apparently errant threads. But they do tickle at me a bit...
Forum: The Movies 07-22-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mithadan
Good to see you Blind Guardian. Pretending...

Good to see you Blind Guardian.

Pretending that RoP is a myth or tale independent of (or unreported by) Tolkien may be an option available to some here. However, the series is using characters,...
Forum: The Movies 07-14-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 117,496
Posted By Mithadan
Chain mail (real chain, not what Frodo was...

Chain mail (real chain, not what Frodo was portrayed as wearing in the first movie -- was that rayon?) is unattractive and jingles too much...
Forum: Discussion 07-02-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Mithadan
I have now opened discussion threads for every...

I have now opened discussion threads for every story currently posted in the Red Book Forum. As additional stories are posted, I will continue this practice so that the authors and the readers can...
Forum: Discussion 07-02-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By Mithadan
Orophin dreams of the Waters of Awakening by Davem

In this tale, Davem examines how the death of an Elf impacts those who live on.

Please post your feedback here.
Forum: Discussion 07-02-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Mithadan
Recollections of a Dúnedain Ranger by Snowdog

Snowdog posted this story on the Barrow-Downs in February 2005. He asvises that this version is an early incarnation of the story. Even so, it is poignant and faithful to Tolkien.

Please post your...
Forum: Discussion 07-01-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Mithadan
Post your feedback, thoughts and reviews here!

Each story posted in The Red Book Forum has a corresponding discussion thread here. Please feel free to post your thoughts, feedback and reviews of our stories and works of fan fiction and fan...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-29-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 71,105
Posted By Mithadan
Visualizing Middle-Earth is a common phenomenon...

Visualizing Middle-Earth is a common phenomenon among fans. To some, it is highly personal, leading many to be vocal about their dislike of illustrations by artists published in Tolkien calendars,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 669,098
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Pitchwife and Joy!

Happy Birthday Pitchwife and Joy!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 669,098
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday, Mith. From Mith...

Happy Birthday, Mith.

From Mith...
Forum: The Books 06-23-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Mithadan
My concern is a bit different. While I have the...

My concern is a bit different. While I have the same reservations about Rings of Power that others are voicing, from a "business" perspective I understand publisher's (and author's) incentive to link...
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Mithadan
And here's how it is being marketed. "New J.R.R....

And here's how it is being marketed. "New J.R.R. Tolkien Book Set in Rings of Power Timeline Announced."
...
Forum: Discussion 06-21-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,966
Posted By Mithadan
Tales From Tol Eressëa Conversations in Avallónë - Part III A Midsummer’s Morn

This is the final installment of Tales From Tol Eressëa, Conversations in Avallónë, entitled A Midsummer’s Morn.

Please feel free to comment in this thread and I hope that you enjoy it.
Forum: The Red Book 06-21-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,910
Posted By Mithadan
Tales From Tol Eressëa Conversations in Avallónë - Part III A Midsummer’s Morn

Tales From Tol Eressëa
Conversations in Avallónë - Part III
A Midsummer’s Morn
By Mithadan

Maglor cringed at Círdan’s touch as if the hands upon his shoulders were instead burning brands. He...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-20-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 669,098
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Saucepan Man!

Happy Birthday Saucepan Man!
Forum: The Books 06-18-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Mithadan
Inziladun has the right interpretation, in my...

Inziladun has the right interpretation, in my view. There is a marked difference between merely carrying the Ring, merely wearing the Ring, and claiming the Ring for one's own.
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