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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: The Riders Of Rohan

(Updated on 01/08/15) The chase is on and our three multi-racial heroes are running day and night. The first paragraph of this chapter is one of my favourite pieces of descriptive writing in the whole book and sets up the … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: The Departure Of Boromir

(Updated on 25/07/15) And we’re back. The Two Towers opens with one of the shortest chapters in the story, written in an age where summing up the previous section of the adventure was unheard of, thank God. “The Departure Of Boromir” will … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: Farewell To Lorien

(Updated 04/7/15) Following Frodo and Sam’s mindtrip experience with Galadriel, it’s time that the Fellowship was moving on, something that Celeborn and the missus make clear. Seems the welcome has worn out. Boromir is really loud and obnoxious in this … Continue reading

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The Lord Of The Rings, Chapter By Chapter: A Journey In The Dark

(Updated on 8/6/15) This is, in many respects, a set-up chapter, and as such, it could be very boring. A lot of action will be found in the next chapter, the most action so far in the whole plot really, … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #4: Helm’s Deep, Part Two

Part One, for those who aren’t caught up. And we’re back with Aragorn seeing red. This assault can’t work. The defenders don’t have the numbers to push the Uruks back at this stage. The escape route that leads to the … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #3: Helm’s Deep, Part One

We’re in the big time now. Before I start, I’d like to say that I’m quite pleased with the reaction to my first two posts, and thanks to all commentators and well-wishers. Right then. Troy was based off source material … Continue reading

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