The Return of the King - Book V

January 29, 2001 - April 10, 2001

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Minas Tirith

by Inferno, January 29-February 2, 2001

Timeline [1/29/2001 @ 13:20] (4/6)

Hobbits [1/29/2001 @ 13:24] (1/1)

Gandalf Stormcrow. [1/29/2001 @ 13:32] (3/4)

The Wall of Pellanor: Sign of Denethor's despair? [1/29/2001 @ 14:34] (3/4)

More on the Pelennor. [1/30/2001 @ 12:19] (4/11)

Minas Tirith. [1/30/2001 @ 12:35] (1/2)

Denethor. [1/30/2001 @ 12:44] (2/12)

Beregond [1/31/2001 @ 12:20] (3/6)

Bergil. [1/31/2001 @ 12:23] (6/10)

"So few!" [1/31/2001 @ 12:54] (2/5)

"And to make a long story short." "Too late!" [2/2/2001 @ 14:46] (6/6)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Ufthak, July 2003

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

See the 4th Discussion by drogo, Aug.-Sept. 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, June 2011

See the 6th Discussion by CuriousG, April 2016

 

The Passing of the Grey Company

by Steve D, February 4-9, 2001

Finding Friends [2/4/2001 @ 2:29] (2/2)

Elladan and Elrohir [2/4/2001 @ 2:38] (3/14)

Arwen's Banner [2/5/2001 @ 1:35] (2/4)

Merry Knighted [2/5/2001 @ 1:38] (1/6)

Man vs. Maia [2/5/2001 @ 14:22] (4/4)

Isildur's Authority? [2/5/2001 @ 14:31] (2/6)

A question about will. [2/5/2001 @ 14:35] (4/6)

Romance and Responsibility [2/6/2001 @ 11:57] (4/6)

What Did She Look Like? [2/6/2001 @ 12:02] (4/17)

Fearsome Journey Underground [2/7/2001 @ 2:31] (3/9)

So What? [2/7/2001 @ 22:58] (4/10)

Might as well sum up. [2/8/2001 @ 23:35] (5/5)

follow-up question: Eowyn and Elfhelm <Idril Celebrindal> [2/9/2001 @ 16:20] (4/9)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Elwen, July-August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Entmaiden, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by squire, September 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, June 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, April 2016

 

The Muster of Rohan

by Blue Wizard, February 11-15, 2001

Chronology [2/11/2001 @ 13:59] (3/9)

#2 - The Setting [2/11/2001 @ 14:29] (4/5)

#3 - Dunharrow and its mysteries [2/11/2001 @ 14:46] (4/7)

#4 - The Pukel Men [2/13/2001 @ 10:40] (1/1)

#5 - Eowyn [2/13/2001 @ 10:51] (3/4)

#6: Different Cultures [2/13/2001 @ 11:20] (1/2)

#7 - A Question for the Military Strategists: What if... [2/14/2001 @ 10:53] (4/10)

#8: The Saga [2/15/2001 @ 11:02] (4/5)

Summing Up [2/15/2001 @ 23:14] (6/6)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by EowynDernhelm, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Wynnie, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Child of Manwe, September 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, June 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Al Carondas, April 2016

 

The Siege of Gondor

by Frodo Gardner, February 18-26, 2001

#1: Getting us oriented [2/18/2001 @ 19:47] (1/1)

#2: "Denethor sat [2/18/2001 @ 20:28] (4/12)

#3: Faramir's first return - A contrast of response [2/19/2001 @ 10:58] (2/3)

#4: Faramir's first return - Jim Dandy to the rescue! [2/19/2001 @ 12:06] (3/5)

#5: "Gandalf himself, was troubled, even afraid." [2/19/2001 @ 13:31] (3/4)

#6: "He has long had your heart in his keeping." [2/19/2001 @ 13:44] (3/5)

#7: "Nonetheless I do not trust you." [2/19/2001 @ 14:03] (3/3)

#8: "A traitor may betray himself." [2/19/2001 @ 18:42] (1/1)

#9: The Lord of the Nazgul [2/19/2001 @ 19:11] (3/3)

#10: Gloom, Despair and Agony on Me [2/20/2001 @ 12:33] (2/3)

#11: "Grond crawled on." [2/20/2001 @ 13:30] (4/5)

#12: "Fall into the nothingness that awaits you" [2/20/2001 @ 13:45] (2/25)

That's all I'm posting until the summary, but [2/20/2001 @ 14:09] (0/0)

Summary [2/26/2001 @ 12:26] (3/4)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by gullygilly, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by bigidiot, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, September 2008

See the 5th Discussion by squire, June-July 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, April 2016

 

The Ride of the Rohirrim

by Blue Wizard, February 25-March 2, 2001

#1 - Elfhelm, the Marshal [2/25/2001 @ 19:48] (2/6)

#2: The Woses [2/25/2001 @ 20:09] (2/7)

#3 - The Narrative [2/26/2001 @ 23:21] (3/4)

#4 "The wind is changing" [2/26/2001 @ 23:34] (4/6)

#5 "Like a god of old" [2/27/2001 @ 23:36] (7/9)

#6 - How 'bout them Rohirrim?!? [3/1/2001 @ 11:34] (7/21)

#7 - Prose styles [3/1/2001 @ 11:43] (4/4)

Summing Up [3/2/2001 @ 17:01] (4/12)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Atlas, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Atlas, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Elizabeth, Sept.-October 2008

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, July 2011

See the 6th Discussion by oliphaunt, May 2016

 

The Battle of the Pelennor Fields

by Inferno, March 3-12, 2001

A hero's battlefield. [3/3/2001 @ 12:56] (4/5)

Old English Alliterative Verse [3/3/2001 @ 13:14] (3/16)

Death! [3/5/2001 @ 14:39] (4/4)

'No living man may hinder me!' [3/5/2001 @ 14:43] (10/23)

'slow-kindled courage' [3/5/2001 @ 15:41] (5/8)

Snowmane [3/5/2001 @ 21:21] (6/35)

The Corsairs are coming!! [3/6/2001 @ 13:16] (5/14)

Where's Gandalf? [3/6/2001 @ 13:24] (2/5)

Theoden's final words: life after death? <Steve D> [3/6/2001 @ 16:41] (4/8)

Theoden's final words: Merry forgiven <Steve D> [3/6/2001 @ 21:16] (2/6)

Battle focus. [3/7/2001 @ 12:51] (2/2)

The dead and the living. [3/7/2001 @ 13:00] (2/2)

Theoden's final words: Farewell to Merry <Steve D> [3/7/2001 @ 14:08] (2/2)

Theoden's final words: Eomer and Eowyn <Steve D> [3/7/2001 @ 14:14] (1/1)

Theoden's final words: Passing the banner <Steve D> [3/7/2001 @ 14:18] (2/2)

'though all the hosts of Mordor lay between us' [3/8/2001 @ 11:39] (3/4)

A Miscellany. [3/8/2001 @ 11:44] (0/0)

Summing Up [3/12/2001 @ 11:49] (3/3)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by nerdanel50, Aug.-Sept. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Penthe, January-February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Milady, October 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, July 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, May 2016

 

The Pyre of Denethor

by Gorel, March 9-17, 2001

leading comments/questions [3/9/2001 @ 15:50] (2/3)

Sacrifice [3/10/2001 @ 15:50] (2/3)

[Pyre of Denethor] [3/13/2001 @ 14:16] (2/8)

Pacing [3/14/2001 @ 14:52] (1/7)

Beregond [3/14/2001 @ 14:52] (1/2)

Embalming [3/14/2001 @ 14:53] (2/3)

Sacrifice [3/14/2001 @ 14:54] (1/2)

Denethor and Gandalf [3/14/2001 @ 14:54] (4/4)

Ooh, that Mithrandir! [3/14/2001 @ 14:55] (2/5)

Steward's Family [3/14/2001 @ 14:55] (3/3)

Flotsam and Jetsam [3/14/2001 @ 14:56] (3/6)

a "what if" question <Kimi> [3/17/2001 @ 17:41] (1/2)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Arador & Free-for-all, Sept. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by nefisa3, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Menelwyn, October 2008

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, July 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Al Carondas, May 2016

 

The Houses of Healing

by Annael, March 19-22, 2001

Merry's entrance into Minas Tirith. [3/19/2001 @ 11:26] (1/11)

Gandalf knows already. [3/19/2001 @ 11:27] (2/7)

The Black Shadow. [3/19/2001 @ 11:29] (3/8)

Aragorn's entrance into Minas Tirith. [3/20/2001 @ 11:19] (3/3)

Aragorn's holistic medicine [3/20/2001 @ 11:23] (3/8)

The herb-master [3/20/2001 @ 11:25] (2/6)

Ioreth [3/21/2001 @ 11:18] (4/16)

Hobbit resilience [3/22/2001 @ 12:22] (5/6)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by notlost, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Curious, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Saelind, October 2008

See the 5th Discussion by sador, July 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, May 2016

 

The Last Debate

by Kimi, March 26-31, 2001

Watch this space [3/26/2001 @ 2:26] (1/1)

Part 1: Stones and trees. If or when? [3/26/2001 @ 2:27] (5/6)

Part 2: Prince Imrahil [3/26/2001 @ 2:34] (1/1)

Part 3: "Imrahil is a Númenórean name" [3/26/2001 @ 2:40] (2/2)

Part 4: "'It is ever so with the things that Men begin: [3/26/2001 @ 16:40] (2/2)

Part 5: "The Sea!" [3/26/2001 @ 16:42] (3/3)

Part 6: The Paths of the Dead [3/26/2001 @ 16:44] (3/8)

Part 7: "A great evil of this world will be removed" [3/27/2001 @ 5:20] (4/7)

Part 8: Denethor's strategy [3/27/2001 @ 5:28] (3/12)

Part 9: The Palantir [3/27/2001 @ 5:31] (5/22)

Part 10: The Nazgûl [3/28/2001 @ 4:18] (3/5)

Part 11: Sacrifice [3/28/2001 @ 4:20] (2/4)

Part 12: Númenóreans, Half-Elven, and a simple man of Rohan [3/28/2001 @ 4:22] (4/7)

Oh Kimi, you forgot this topic. <Steve D> [3/28/2001 @ 16:33] (1/2)

Summary. [3/31/2001 @ 22:52] (4/4)

 

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Kendig, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Menelwyn, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Ataahua, October 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, May-June 2016

 

The Black Gate Opens

by Ufthak, March 29-April 10, 2001

Du du.. Du du.. Du du du du (trying to imitate jaws theme) [3/29/2001 @ 18:35] (1/1)

part 1; Merry isn't [4/1/2001 @ 7:23] (6/8)

Imrahil - who is this geezer anyway? [4/1/2001 @ 14:48] (4/9)

Tolkein's "biblical" style [4/4/2001 @ 6:46] (3/21)

Question about the Mouth of Sauron <Bard> [4/5/2001 @ 11:43] (2/6)

The Mouth of Sauron's Message [4/5/2001 @ 14:42] (5/9)

Gandalf [4/5/2001 @ 14:51] (1/4)

MOS: this is going to sound so off the wall. <Steve D> [4/5/2001 @ 20:25] (8/25)

Thanks, Ufthak! <Patty> [4/7/2001 @ 3:09] (1/1)

Pippin's "death" [4/7/2001 @ 9:46] (4/10)

The real reason Pippin killed the troll. <Steve D> [4/10/2001 @ 14:11] (1/1)

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Osse, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Grammaboodawg, Feb.-Mar. 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Morthoron, November 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, June 2016

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