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Old 09-12-2022, 01:02 PM   #1
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Silmaril Incanus or Outcanus… canon who?

Some chap on FB posted that RoP is canon because it is approved by the Tolkien estate…

I responded “ Hmmm, I’ll have to disagree with you there. The Estate doesn’t produce canon.
In my opinion JRR Tolkien and Christopher do and that’s it (all comments about “head-canon” aside).
Some Loremasters even exclude Christopher and consider JRRT as the only Canon source. I don’t know any Loremasters that give the Tolkien Estate that authority.“
Discuss/calibrate me…? Am I flying too high-and-close to Arien with waxy wings?
I think once the BD had a working definition of canon, what was it? Or did we have competing definitions?
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