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September 2002 - February 2004

 

 

 

 

The First The Lord of the Rings Discussion of March 2000 - July 2001

The Third The Lord of the Rings Discussion of February 2005 - June 2006, with Footarama, and QUANT!

The Fourth The Lord of the Rings Discussion of October 2007 - March 2009 (but no Footerama or Quant...)

The Fifth The Lord of the Rings Discussion of May 2010 - December 2011

The Sixth The Lord of the Rings Discussion of December 2014 - January 2017

AND YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO READ: The First Bored of the Rings Discussion!

The Fellowship of the Ring - Book I

When Bilbo, son of Bungo of the family of Baggins, [had celebrated >] prepared to celebrate his seventieth birthday there was for a day or two some talk in the neighborhood.

JRRT, The Return of the Shadow, I, p. 13.

 

The Fellowship of the Ring - Book II

'Gandalf!' said Bingo sitting up. There was the wizard sitting a chair by the open window.
'Yes,' said the wizard. 'I'm here all right -- and you're lucky to be here too, after all the absurd things you have done since you left home.'

JRRT, The Return of the Shadow, XII, p. 206.

         

The Two Towers - Book III

Trotter sped up the hill. Every now and again he bent to the ground. Hobbits go light, and their footprints are not easy even for a ranger to pick up.

JRRT, The Treason of Isengard, XIX, p. 379.

 

The Two Towers - Book IV

'Well Master this is a nasty place and no mistake,' said Sam to Frodo. They had been wandering for days in the hard barren heights of Sarn Gebir.

JRRT, The War of the Ring, Part Two, I, p. 85.

         

The Return of the King - Book V

Pippin looked out from Gandalf's arms. Though he was awake now he felt that he was still in a swift-moving dream. Still the world of grey and green rushed by and the sun rose and sank and the wind sang in his ears.

JRRT, The War of the Ring, Part Three, II, p. 231.

 

The Return of the King - Book VI

For a while Sam stood stunned before the closed door. Far within he heard the sounds of orc-voices clamoring.

JRRT, Sauron Defeated, II, p. 18.

 

         

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