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Nov 23, 2015

Concerning "Of the Return of the Noldor," Chapter 13 of The Silmarillion...

On this episode, we continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 13. In this chapter, the Noldor arrive in the north of Beleriand after their mass exodus from Valinor, only to be greeted by the armies of Morgoth. A lot happens in...


Nov 17, 2015

Concerning "Of Men", Chapter 12 of The Silmarillion...

On this episode, we continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 12, "Of Men". In this short chapter, we learn a bit about the early history of Men in Tolkien’s secondary world and how they relate to the Elves and the Valar.  Topics of discussion...


Nov 9, 2015

We're back! We apologize for our absence; it's time to move on down the road...

On this episode of The Tolkien Road, we continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 11, Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor. We cover topics ranging from the "Happy Fault" philosophy of Manwë to the creation of the Sun...