The Fellowship of the Ring - Book I

c. March 20 - June 11, 2000

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NOTE: Unfortunately, the discussion archives for the first six chapters of Book I have been lost. The discussion began around March 20, 2000.

 

In the House of Tom Bombadil

by Aelric, May 1, 2000

1. Postponed until tomorrow [5/1]

2. Who the %&*$(% is Tom Bombadil?! [5/2]

3. Who the $%$^&* is Goldberry?!

4. Dreams

5. History

6. Detail and Description

7. Movie Talk and Final Thoughts

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Lottelita et al., Oct.-Nov. 2002

See The Bombadillion by NZ Strider, Oct.-Nov. 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Nerdanel_50, March-April 2005

See the 4th Discussion by a.s., December 2007

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, July 2010

See the 6th Discussion by squire, Jan.-Feb. 2015

 

Fog on the Barrow-Downs

by Aradan, May 8, 2000

1. "With a wave of her arm she bade them look roundÖ"

2. "North with the wind in the left eye and a blessing on your footsteps."

3. Some info on the REAL Barrow Downs

4. Cold be hand and heart and bone.

5. "An icy touch froze his bones, and he remembered no more. "

6. "There was Tomís head (hat, feather and all)"

7. "Free to all finders, birds, beasts, Elves and Men, and all kindly creatures"

8. "Tomís country ends here: heíll not pass the borders."

9. Final Conclusions

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, Oct.-Nov. 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Entwife Wandlimb, April 2005

See the 4th Discussion by drogo, December 2007

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, July 2010

See the 6th Discussion by DanielLB, February 2015

 

At the Sign of the Prancing Pony

by Kimi, May 15, 2000

Part One: Bree

Part Two: Bree continued

Part Three: Hobbits' Progress

Part Four: Enter Strider

Part Five: The Rangers

Part Six: The Man in the Moon

Part Seven: The World is a Big Place

Part Eight: Who's that Southerner?

Part Nine: The Author's Touch

Part Ten: The Ring

Part Eleven: Bits and Pieces

Summing up

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Ufthak, Oct.-Nov. 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Elf Princess of Lorien, April 2005

See the 4th Discussion by entmaiden, December 2007

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, July 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Sador, February 2015

 

 

Strider

The discussion archive for this chapter has been lost.

 

A Knife in the Dark

by Annael, May 29, 2000

Part 1: First Nazgul attack

Part 2: Attack at Bree and aftermath.

Part 3: Into the wild.

Part 4: A Glimpse of Aragorn.

Part 5: Where's Gandalf?

Part 6: Another glimpse of Aragorn.

Part 7: The Nazgul threat fulfilled.

Part 8: Frodo puts on the Ring.

Part 9: Summary question.

Part 10. A question I forgot to ask!

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Altaira, November 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Isis, April 2005

See the 4th Discussion by squire, January 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, August 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, February 2015

 

Flight to the Ford

by Annael, June 5, 2000

Part 1: The hands of the king

Part 2: Geography

Part 3: Another glimpse of Aragorn 

Part 4: The Nazguls' Plan?

Part 5: The Troll Interlude

Part 6: Glorfindel

Part 7: At the Ford

Part 8: Frodo

Part 9: The end of Book One.

Summing Up

 

See the 2nd Discussion by NZ Strider, November 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by RosieLass, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Elentari3018, January 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, September 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Bracegirdle, March 2015

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