The Fellowship of the Ring - Book II

June 12 - August 20, 2000

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Many Meetings

by Blue Wizard, June 12, 2000

#1 - The Most Dangerous Moment

#2 - It May Have Been Better So

#3: On the Other Side

#5 - Three Scenes

#6: The Hobbits

#7: The Fading of Dwarves?

#8: Arwen

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Kiskadee, Nov.-Dec. 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Menelwyn, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Kethry, Jan.-Feb. 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Batik, October 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Brethil, March 2015

 

The Council of Elrond

by Malbeth and Nenya, June 19, 2000

Part I, by Malbeth:

"Proud and stern of glance"

"By chance it may seem"

Sauron's Strategy

Faramir and Boromir's Dream

The Might of Elrond

Nazgl

Ancient History

Saruman and the White Council

Part II, by Nenya:

Gollum's Escape

Comic Relief?

The Nazgl Are Abroad

"He that breaks a thing"

Gandalf the Oblivious?

Bilbo's Offer

From the hands of the weak

Summaries:

Summing up the second half <Nenya>

Summing up the first half <Malbeth>

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Ufthak, December 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Luthien Rising, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by FarFromHome, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, October 2010

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, April 2015

 

The Ring Goes South

by Annael, June 26, 2000

Part 1: Scouting

Part 2: A strange land.

Part 3: Narsil re-forged.

Part 4: On the trail.

Part 5: Strange elves.

Part 6: A shadow against the stars

Part 7: Boromir

Part 8: Caradhras the Cruel

Generic question.

Part 9: Legolas

Part 10: Aragorn and Moria

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Annael, December 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by dernwyn, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by weaver, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, October 2010

See the 6th Discussion by squire, April 2015

 

A Journey in the Dark

by Inferno, July 3, 2000

Descent to the Underworld.

Options?

Power of the Ringwraiths.

The Watcher in the Water.

The Wargs.

Friendship between Elf and Dwarf

Borrowing from oneself.

Illustrations?

Pippin and the Stone.

Frodo's Senses.

Summing Up (A Writer's Perspective.)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Nimfalma Took, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by drogo_drogo, May-June 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Finding Frodo, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by SirDennisC, Oct.-Nov. 2010

See the 6th Discussion by CuriousG, Apr.-May 2015

 

The Bridge of Khazad-dm

by Annael, July 10, 2000

Tolkien halts for a while.

The battle in the Chamber of Mazarbul.

"You have a good blade, Frodo son of Drogo!"

Spell and Counter-Spell

The Attack.

The Balrog.

Gandalf on the Bridge.

The passage completed.

Summing Up 

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Reverend, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by N.E. Brigand, June 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Beren IV, Feb.-March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, November 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, May 2015

 

Lothlorien

by Patty, July 17, 2000

"There lies the crown of Durin till he wakes"

The mithril coat

"the virtue of the elves"

From any additional sources

Do you think it exactly fair

Blindfolding Gimli

"in nothing is the power of the Dark Lord"

How important is the role

Haldir's prophecy

Compare Lorien to a

Aragorn, lost in thought

any final thoughts about this chapter

This chapter

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Lothirienne, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Tolkien's Servant, June 2005

See the 4th Discussion by elostirion74, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by squire, November 2010

See the 6th Discussion by Brethil, May 2015

 

The Mirror of Galadriel

by Patty, July 24, 2000

The Mirror of Galadriel..Movie tie-in

Galadriel and Celeborn

How do you think Gimli really sees Galadriel?

"I it was who first summoned..."

More What If

Galadriel's Mirror

Another Movie Tie-In

The love of the elves for their land

Do you think Frodo adhered to...

The Lament for Gandalf <Kimi>

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Ataahua, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by CelebornsMirror, June 2005

See the 4th Discussion as a Free-for-all, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Airaloske, November 2010

See the 6th Discussion by CuriousG, May 2015

 

Farewell to Lorien

by Kimi, July 31, 2000

"They all resolved to go forward,"

"Maybe the paths that you each shall tread..."

"Aragorn was still divided in his mind"

Boromir and Lrien

"They are fair garments, and the web is good"

"Sad and sweet was the sound of her voice"

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Mrs.Boromir, February 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by dna, June-July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Menelwyn, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by weaver, Nov.-Dec. 2010

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, May 2015

 

The Great River

by Eledhwen, August 7, 2000

The Great River

Boromir

Gollum

the land grows dark

the winged shape

Time

Aragorn

The River itself

Points of View

Looking behind, looking ahead.

Summing up

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Curious, February 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Entmaiden, July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Entwife Wandlimb, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, December 2010

See the 6th Discussion by sador, June 2015

 

The Breaking of the Fellowship

by Blue Wizard, August 14, 2000

#2 "Some I cannot trust"

#3 The Debate

#4 Does the Ring speak?

#5 "I have heard of it in tales"

#6 Is Boromir all that unreasonable?

#7 Frodo's Vision

#8 What is your reaction?

Summing Up

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Mim the Petty Dwarf, Feb. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by drogo_drogo, July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Milady, March-April 2008

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, December 2010

See the 6th Discussion by squire, June 2015

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