The Return of the King - Book VI

April 9, 2001 - June 8, 2001

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The Tower of Cirith Ungol

by Idril Celebrindal, April 9-14, 2001

The Tower of Cirith Ungol [4/9/2001 at 12:17]

The concealment of vision  [4/9/2001 at 12:35]

The Malice of the Eye of Mordor [4/9/2001 at 12:38]

The Temptations of Master Samwise [4/10/2001 at 11:37]

The terrible power of the Ring [4/10/2001 at 11:41]

The Silent Watchers [4/10/2001 at 11:47]

The great Elf Warrior [4/11/2001 at 10:26]

Where is that miserable creature? [4/11/2001 at 10:28]

Tarks [4/11/2001 at 10:33]

In western lands beneath the Sun [4/11/2001 at 10:42]

Deus ex machina? [4/12/2001 at 10:57]

Impulse or not? [4/12/2001 at 11:05

Frodo and Sam [4/12/2001 at 11:23]

Wrap-up [4/13/2001 at 11:19]

See the 2nd Discussion by jflower, Sept-Oct 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by FarFromHome, March 2006

See the 4th Discussion by dernwyn, November 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, September 2016

 

The Land of Shadow

by Blue Wizard, April 15-19, 2001

#1 - A familiar journey [4/15/2001 at 18:37]

#2 - Frodo and the Ring [4/15/2001 at 19:26]

#3 - Why aren't they recognized? [4/15/2001 at 19:35]

#4 Water and a little light.[4/16/2001 at 23:05]

#5 - The beauty of it smote his heart [4/16/2001 at 23:15]

#6 - Frodo's speech pattern [4/17/2001 at 13:06]

#7 - The Orc Search Party [4/17/2001 at 19:48]

#8 - That Gollum isn't dead [4/17/2001 at 20:03]

Why "The Land of Shadow"? <Steve D> [4/17/2001 at 20:09]

#9 - The Dark Power [4/17/2001 at 20:29]

#10 - Who's on First? [4/18/2001 at 11:14]

Wrapping up [4/19/2001 at 20:14]

 

See the 2nd Discussion by Altaira, October 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by FindingFrodo, March 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, November 2008

See the 5th Discussion by FarFromHome, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by InTheChair, September 2016

 

Mount Doom

by Kyriel, April 22-28, 2001

pick a picture  [4/22/2001 at 11:06]

'Way out of the way? [4/23/2001 at 8:08]

Mini-quiz: Sam's pans hit the pit. <Steve D> [4/23/2001 at 19:22]

"Mount Doom": can you believe it? [4/24/2001 at 8:06]

a question for the philosophical/theologial types among us [4/25/2001 at 6:51]

a question for the meat-and-potatoes types among us [4/25/2001 at 6:54]

Gollum ex machina*? [4/26/2001 at 8:13]

What if? [4/26/2001 at 8:18]

the bigger hero? [4/27/2001 at 9:29]

summing up [4/28/2001 at 12:23]

I forgot to post an anti-Isildur comment in the last chapter's discussion. <Steve D> [4/30/2001 at 20:17]

Gollum's heroism??????? <the ring-searcher> [5/1/2001 at 13:35]

 

See the 2nd Discussion by hatster, October 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by nefisa3, March 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Eledhenel, November 2008

See the 5th Discussion by squire, August-September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, September 2016

 

The Field of Cormallen

by Frodo Gardner, April 30-May 4, 2001

#1: What's this story about? [4/30/2001 at 9:30]

#2: "Aragorn stood.." [4/30/2001 at 11:19]

#3: "The Eagles are coming!" [4/30/2001 at 12:01]

#4: How quickly the tide turns [5/1/2001 at 9:25]

#5: "Hopes fail. An end comes." [5/1/2001 at 9:36]

#6: Survivor -- Toted off the island [5/1/2001 at 10:07]

Eagles vs. Nazgul <Steve D> [5/1/2001 at 17:11]

I have a question reguarding the Armies of Morder in the final battle <Ron Austin> [5/1/2001 at 20:46]

#7: "I thought I was dead myself." [5/2/2001 at 11:21]

#8: Sam's the man. [5/2/2001 at 13:46]

#9: "'I do not wish for any sword,' said Frodo." [5/2/2001 at 13:52]

#10: These are a few of my favorite things. [5/2/2001 at 14:00]

Summary. [5/4/2001 at 11:29]

See the 2nd Discussion by Entmaiden, October 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Altaira, March-April 2006

See the 4th Discussion by a. s., Nov.-Dec. 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, September 2016

 

The Steward and the King

by Idril Celebrindal, May 7-11, 2001

The Steward and the King [5/7/2001 at 9:49]

What if? [5/7/2001 at 9:55]

The inter-racial romance of Faramir and Eowyn. <Steve D> [5/7/2001 at 13:18]

Eowyn [5/8/2001 at 9:57]

The role of women [5/8/2001 at 10:11]

Xena, heiress to Eowyn [5/8/2001 at 10:15]

Macho Men & Warrior Princesses [5/8/2001 at 10:53]

Love at first sight? [5/9/2001 at 11:29]

The return of the King [5/9/2001 at 11:39]

Ioreth reprised [5/9/2001 at 11:42]

Aragorn's first 100 days [5/10/2001 at 10:45]

The White Tree [5/10/2001 at 10:54]

Aragorn and Arwen's wedding [5/10/2001 at 11:01]

Not the end yet [5/10/2001 at 11:04]

Wrap-up [5/11/2001 at 11:58]

See the 2nd Discussion by Eledhwen, Oct-Nov 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Curious, April 2006

See the 4th Discussion by ElanorTX, December 2008

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, October 2016

 

Many Partings

by Patty, May 15-18, 2001

Hey..no Bilbo! [5/15/2001 at 1:44]

Powers of the elves [5/15/2001 at 1:49]

Many Meetings, Many Partings... [5/15/2001 at 1:52]

Arwen takes leave of her father.. [5/15/2001 at 13:44]

Which parting grieves you the most? [5/15/2001 at 14:31]

Twice in this chapter... [5/16/2001 at 15:48]

I'm always curious as to... [5/16/2001 at 15:52]

The Entwives... [5/16/2001 at 15:57]

The willow-meads of Tasarinan... [5/16/2001 at 16:41]

Aragorn's and Arwen's wedding -- my take (repost) <WonderBroad> [5/16/2001 at 21:07]

As Blue mentioned the telepathic speech... [5/16/2001 at 23:13]

any other thoughts? [5/17/2001 at 14:39]

Hey, Patty, superb job this week! <Frodo Gardner> [5/18/2001 at 18:22]

Many Partings.. [5/18/2001 at 18:38]

See the 2nd Discussion by Kimi, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion as a Free For All, April 2006

See the 4th Discussion by batik, December 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Ardamírë, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Mironiel, October 2016

 

Homeward Bound

by Aiya, May 20-25, 2001

Homeward Bound: Quick Intro [5/20/2001 at 3:17]

Hypochondria? [5/20/2001 at 3:21]

Where shall I find rest? [5/20/2001 at 3:29]

Gandalf was silent [5/20/2001 at 3:31]

News travels fast? [5/20/2001 at 3:32]

A life or death question. <Steve D> [5/20/2001 at 7:20]

Somethings never change [5/20/2001 at 17:12]

Naming the Dead [5/20/2001 at 17:13]

Say WHAT?!? [5/20/2001 at 17:17]

Welcome Back Bill [5/21/2001 at 12:48]

Dark shapes.. [5/21/2001 at 19:28]

Growing pains [5/23/2001 at 15:06]

Let's give them something to talk about [5/23/2001 at 15:10]

Falling asleep [5/24/2001 at 20:05]

Homeward Bound Summary [5/25/2001 at 17:31]

See the 2nd Discussion by Morwen, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by an seileachan & N.E. Brigand, April 2006

See the 4th Discussion by weaver, January 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Ingwion, October 2016

 

The Scouring of the Shire

by septembrist, May 29-June 1, 2001

Frodo the Wise [5/29/2001 at 9:35]

Frodo the non-violent. [5/29/2001 at 11:02]

Merry the military planner. [5/29/2001 at 15:14]

Too confident? [5/30/2001 at 9:09]

Sam and Rosie [5/30/2001 at 10:54]

Frodo's comment on Sam: Poll <Steve D> [5/30/2001 at 13:51]

Ruffians [5/30/2001 at 16:56]

Wormtongue and Gollum. [5/31/2001 at 8:39]

Saruman brought lower. [5/31/2001 at 11:59]

"...at the very door of Bag End!" [5/31/2001 at 12:16]

The Death of Wormtongue <Steve D> [5/31/2001 at 14:55]

horror and pity <Steve D> [5/31/2001 at 23:48]

Summary [6/1/2001 at 21:02]

See the 2nd Discussion by drogo_drogo, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by CAHobbit, April 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Laerasëa, January 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, October 2016

 

The Grey Havens

by Annael, June 3-8, 2001

Fatty - who knew? [6/3/2001 at 20:39]

Lobelia's transformation [6/3/2001 at 20:40]

The power of one [6/3/2001 at 20:42]

1420 [6/4/2001 at 23:50]

Frodo's illness [6/4/2001 at 23:52]

Merry & Pippin [6/5/2001 at 0:00]

Frodo drops out [6/5/2001 at 21:21]

"the last pages are for you, Sam." [6/5/2001 at 21:24]

"I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are evil." [6/5/2001 at 21:28]

"Well, I'm back." [6/5/2001 at 21:31]

Did Rosie know? [6/5/2001 at 21:59]

Last questions. [6/6/2001 at 18:48]

Summing up. [6/8/2001 at 9:56]

See the 2nd Discussion by CAhobbit, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by eowyn rohan, May 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Kelvarhin, January 2009

See the 5th Discussion by BallyWhooo, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Maciliel, November 2016

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