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Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 07-18-2021, 08:16 PM
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Posted By mark12_30
Boots Stars, Smiths and dancing in the woods

Huinesoron— Nimrodel !
“A star was bound upon her brow
A light was on her hair”

Smith of WM reminds me of LMP’s old thread “it feels different near the Shire.” The elf Queen reminds me more of...
Forum: Discussion 11-21-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,980
Posted By mark12_30
Eye Memories

Mithadan, I am having such fun reading TFW. It’s been a long time. I will try to get you some reasonable word docs tomorrow (or the next rainy day.). Thanks so much for bringing it back.:D
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-02-2020, 10:06 AM
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Views: 17,485
Posted By mark12_30
Question Lindo, who had climbed back into the rocking...

Lindo, who had climbed back into the rocking chair with the quilt, remained quiet for a while longer, except for the occasional sniffle. But ere long, he clambered down out of the rocker and went...
Forum: The Books 03-27-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,790
Posted By mark12_30
Perhaps a secondhand copy of the Ballantyne gold...

Perhaps a secondhand copy of the Ballantyne gold box that isn't in mint condition?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-27-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,485
Posted By mark12_30
Lindo gasped as Mithadan entered. Mithadan...

Lindo gasped as Mithadan entered. Mithadan turned.

"You brought Bird, " Lindo whispered.

"Or, she brought me, " said Mithadan.

"Let me see her, " said Lindo, hesitant but eager.

Mithadan...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-23-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,485
Posted By mark12_30
Leaf Sounds of rummaging and a bit of clanking and...

Sounds of rummaging and a bit of clanking and clacking were interspersed with muttering. mark12_30 rummages deep in a closet. “The brown cloak or the blue? Green trousers or brown trousers? weskit...
Forum: The Books 10-21-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,727
Posted By mark12_30
Silmaril I bought CoH in paperback. Did I enjoy it? It's...

I bought CoH in paperback. Did I enjoy it? It's so sad... Do I enjoy any tragedy?? But this is different, I think. I have read the various peices, and was always sad when they abruptly end...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 10-04-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,516
Posted By mark12_30
Tolkien You know you are a Tolkien geek when fourteen...

You know you are a Tolkien geek when fourteen years after the first movie came out, you still have-- and wear regularly- the elvish and hobbitish clothes you bought just after the release of the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 10-04-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,516
Posted By mark12_30
Silmaril Leave? I'm supposed to leave???

Leave? I'm supposed to leave???
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,183
Views: 583,721
Posted By mark12_30
Thank you!!! Grace and peace!

Thank you!!! Grace and peace!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,183
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Posted By mark12_30
Thank you thank you!!! How utterly delightful to...

Thank you thank you!!! How utterly delightful to read your greeting! May your eyrie receive you at your journey' s end.
Forum: The Books 10-04-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 22,163
Posted By mark12_30
My feelings: well, lately I ponder at length on...

My feelings: well, lately I ponder at length on Bombadil' s rhymes and songs, and find them amusing, and soothing, and comforting: reminding me about that moment at dinner in Bombadil' s house when...
Forum: The Books 06-11-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,707
Posted By mark12_30
There's a mention of the extra pull, as it were,...

There's a mention of the extra pull, as it were, that water has because of Ulmo. Believe it's in the Sil.

I
Bethberry pondering this some more, I lean more towards that the mortals are feeling...
Forum: The Books 06-11-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,707
Posted By mark12_30
Faramir, I too am reminded of Ulmo... Ulmo seems...

Faramir, I too am reminded of Ulmo... Ulmo seems (if I may say it) the least ... political?... of the Valar, the most likely to show up and do something..
Forum: Elvenhome 06-09-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
QUOTE Bump.

QUOTE
Bump.
Forum: The Books 06-09-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,707
Posted By mark12_30
Burberry, I don't think of the poems as being...

Burberry, I don't think of the poems as being outside the legendarium.... Maybe someone can enlighten me where the boundaries are.

But for those who do, let's split the question: inside and...
Forum: Elvenhome 06-09-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
Eye Looked like good info. More to come. And I...

Looked like good info. More to come.

And I forgot about Nurumaiel's wild Easterling boy.
Aeron and Gwyllion his sister, the ghosts.
Forum: Elvenhome 06-09-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
You know, last time we went through this we made...

You know, last time we went through this we made a character list....
Forum: The Books 06-09-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,707
Posted By mark12_30
1420! Heaven and the ocean

A Facebook post: "Heaven seems a little closer when you are by the ocean."

What about within the Legendarium? Who comes to mind? Which elements of the tale? And why? ....discuss.
Forum: Elvenhome 06-08-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
Question She and Raefindan were an item, and they sort of...

She and Raefindan were an item, and they sort of adopted Indil. She comes from your other stories.

I'm extremely rusty too.
Forum: Elvenhome 06-06-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
Agreed. They harmonize well. Good characters......

Agreed. They harmonize well. Good characters...

Does Ravion join (or rejoin) the Ithilien rangers that are free to do other things now after the war?

Should we split the group and split the...
Forum: Elvenhome 06-06-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
There was a struggle for control and Amroth won...

There was a struggle for control and Amroth won more than once, but I do think Mellondu could receive a good amount of healing through physical work. I think there will always be scars and regrets,...
Forum: Elvenhome 06-04-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
Mellondu started out as a willing volunteer and...

Mellondu started out as a willing volunteer and eager participant, until he grew tired of being taken for granted by Amroth (on the one hand) and then wanted Nimrodel to love him (Mellondu) for his...
Forum: The Books 06-04-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,229
Posted By mark12_30
In the early seventies I had the...

In the early seventies I had the psychedelically-bordered map of Middle-Earth on my wall, and I used to gaze with great longing at the Ered Luin. There was an elvish air about them, sketched, hinted...
Forum: Elvenhome 06-04-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 179,573
Posted By mark12_30
Tolkien Is he more Mellondu the blacksmith or is he...

Is he more Mellondu the blacksmith or is he forsaken-Amroth-without Nimrodel? He got used to the allegiance and devotion of Erebemlin and Taitheneb, even as he resented it. Ravion he hasn't bonded...
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