The Fellowship of the Ring - Book II

November 25, 2002 - February 22, 2003

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Many Meetings

by Kiskadee, Nov 25-Dec 3, 2002

1: The Last Homely House-part 1 [11/25 @ 7:34] (11/24)

2:The Last Homely House-part 2 [11/25 @ 7:47] (13/26)

3:The Weapons of the Enemy -part 1 [11/25 @ 17:42] (5/7)

4: The Weapons of the Enemy - part 2 [11/25 @ 17:52] (6/23)

2.5: Do Elves Yodel? [11/25 @ 18:43] (7/13)

5: Big People [11/26 @ 23:29] (10/13)

6: Eyes that can see [11/26 @ 23:36] (1/11)

7: The Ford of Bruinen -part 1 [11/27 @ 16:04] (6/7)

8: The Ford of Bruinen- part 2 [11/27 @ 16:14] (10/26)

9: Elves here and elves there [11/30 @ 18:43] (7/41)

10: The Feast [11/30 @ 18:52] (6/11)

11: The Reunion [11/30 @ 18:58] (8/8)

How about Many Meetings 12: The Summary? <Reverend> [12/1 @ 13:34] (1/2)

Something I noticed at the end of Many Meetings: <Leto> [12/1 @ 18:24] (3/4)

Apologies ... Ešrendil Version 1.0 [12/2 @ 23:56] (4/7)

Ešrendil Version 2.0 [12/3 @ 0:15] (5/5)

Don't know much about poetry... [12/3 @ 1:35] (6/11)

Last Question -Elrond and Ešrendil [12/3 @ 14:40] (8/8)

Thanks to You All and the Summary [12/3 @ 23:25] (8/8)

More questions about "Many Meetings." <Curious> [12/4 @ 14:51] (7/10)

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, June 2000

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

Discussion

2

2002-04

 

The Council of Elrond

by Ufthak, Dec 1-14, 2002

Preliminary blather [12/1 @ 9:26] (3/13)

Frodo's Selective Memory [12/1 @ 9:30] (4/6)

Repost #1 - Frodo's Selective Memory [12/4 @ 6:21] (4/5)

#2 - Boromir's Early Warning Signs [12/4 @ 6:26] (6/26)

Sam <Annael> [12/4 @ 10:11] (5/6)

#3 - Careless talk costs lives [12/5 @ 5:41] (4/20)

#4 To Boldly Go Where No Dwarf Has Gone Before (without dying) [12/5 @ 5:55] (5/12)

#5 - No motorcycle helmets or hooded robes beyond this point [12/6 @ 4:51] (5/11)

#6 - Ring-making, and other forms of Dark Lord Community Service [12/6 @ 4:53] (5/8)

So Aragorn didn't like being called 'Strider'... <Dlz> [12/6 @ 9:55] (6/8)

#7 The Benefits of Hindsight [12/7 @ 5:43] (4/21)

#8 - A side note on Purity [12/9 @ 5:30] (3/4)

#9 - Boromir and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat [12/9 @ 5:47] (10/28)

#10 - Why must blokes always fight? [12/10 @ 7:01] (3/14)

#11 - Saurman the Witless, Saruman the Delay-Maker, Saruman of Many Blunders! [12/10 @ 9:23] (4/16)

#12 - Sauron the Ventriloquist [12/10 @ 9:56] (3/15)

#13 - Gollumís Diary: To do - Get Rescued [12/11 @ 10:07] (4/10)

#14 - Sarumanís Real Estate and Personnel Management [12/11 @ 10:09] (6/37)

#15 - The Fall of Saruman, or, You Can't Trust the Valar to Organise a Piss-Up in a Brewery [12/12 @ 7:23] (5/25)

#16 - Fall and Betrayals [12/12 @ 8:33] (5/10)

#17 - Guess Who reappears [12/12 @ 8:34] (1/6)

#18 - Sending the Ring Over the Sea (using Parcel Force?) [12/12 @ 9:07] (3/10)

#19 - The hypocrisy of the Elves [12/13 @ 5:32] (6/9)

#20 - Boromir shuts up at last [12/13 @ 5:34] (9/19)

#21 - Rings and their warranties. [12/13 @ 10:12] (2/2)

Is a summary coming, Ufthak? If not, thank you! (No Text) <Curious> [12/14 @ 5:43] (0/0)

um *checks back* #22 - an Overview of Sorts [12/14 @ 12:37] (11/11)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Malbeth & Nenya, June 2000

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, Dec 16-20, 2002

1: The Scouts [12/16 @ 7:18] (7/16)

2: The Fellowship [12/16 @ 7:27] (10/17)

3: The Red Star [12/16 @ 7:32] (7/33)

4: Narsil is Reforged [12/16 @ 7:34] (5/14)

5: Christmas Day [12/16 @ 7:39] (5/9)

6: Christmas Gifts [12/16 @ 7:42] (5/8)

7: Gandalf [12/17 @ 7:23] (4/5)

8: Crebain from Dunland! [12/17 @ 7:33] (3/10)

9: Caradhras [12/17 @ 7:36] (6/12)

10: Boromir [12/17 @ 8:08] (10/24)

The Reading Room discussion break, <Curious> [12/19 @ 12:52] (2/4)

Is that it, Annael? If so, thank you! (No Text) <Curious> [12/20 @ 7:32] (0/0)

Nope! 11: Eregion [12/20 @ 8:03] (5/8)

12: Eregion's past [12/20 @ 8:11] (2/12)

Summary [12/20 @ 11:52] (14/15)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, June 2000

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 Nimfalma Took, Jan 5-12, 2003

Welcome back; Introductory Remarks, or, Where we last left our heroes [1/5 @ 9:34] (9/16)

1: How do you solve a problem like Moria? [1/6 @ 12:22] (12/22)

2: On Approaching Moria, and The Doors of Durin [1/7 @ 12:20] (10/19)

To Nimfalma Took: are you <Curious> [1/7 @ 14:35] (2/5)

3: The Watcher in the Water [1/7 @ 18:50] (12/17)

3.5: The Wargs. <Curious> [1/8 @ 9:41] (4/8)

4: The Journey in the Dark actually begins [1/8 @ 14:36] (7/9)

5: Gandalf the seemingly invincible [1/9 @ 5:23] (9/16)

6: Dwarrowdelf [1/9 @ 12:11] (4/10)

7: Frodo on the Watch: ďI was on the edge of a dream.Ē [1/10 @ 13:21] (4/6)

8: A little fun before we wrap up [1/11 @ 6:00] (2/3)

9: Summary and Set Up [1/12 @ 13:43] (13/15)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Inferno, July 2000

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-dŻm

by Reverend, Jan 11-19, 2003

Syllabus [1/11 @ 13:33] (12/19)

#1: The Chamber of Mazarbul. [1/12 @ 19:22] (14/17)

#2: The fate of Balin's Folk. [1/12 @ 19:23] (11/11)

#3: Why wait five years? [1/12 @ 19:27] (7/7)

#4: Was it well that the pool had sunk a little? [1/12 @ 19:28] (8/9)

#5: Gandalf's Challenge. [1/12 @ 19:29] (13/15)

#6: Mapping Moria. [1/12 @ 19:31] (13/16)

#7. Orcish Taxonomy [1/14 @ 5:43] (9/11)

#7 [actually #8]: Troglodytic small unit tactics. [1/14 @ 5:44] (7/8)

#9: Trollish physiology. [1/14 @ 5:46] (12/13)

#10: The wrath of Frodo. [1/14 @ 5:47] (11/12)

#11: Scoring orcs. [1/14 @ 5:49] (8/9)

#12: The Orc Chieftian. [1/14 @ 5:50] (11/19)

#13: Gripe session. [1/14 @ 20:07] (14/15)

#14: Mazes in the dark. [1/14 @ 20:08] (8/9)

#15: Magical Combat [1/14 @ 20:09] (10/10)

#16: Fire in the Deeps [1/14 @ 20:10] (10/11)

#17: Our heroes freak [1/14 @ 20:11] (14/34)

#18: Why wait five days? [1/14 @ 20:13] (9/11)

#19: The last Word on Balrog Wings [1/15 @ 21:20] (14/30)

#20: Annotated Bibliography on Balrog Wings [1/15 @ 21:21] (8/8)

#21: The Secret Fire, the Flame of Anor. [1/15 @ 21:22] (8/9)

#22: What power IS in a wizard's staff? [1/15 @ 21:23] (8/11)

#23: Famous Last Words [1/15 @ 21:24] (13/15)

#24: Orcish tactics. [1/15 @ 21:25] (10/13)

#25: Notes on Dwarven Engineering [1/15 @ 21:26] (14/19)

#26: The role of Aragorn [1/16 @ 20:32] (8/12)

#27: The role of Gimli [1/16 @ 20:33] (7/7)

#28: The Role of Legolas [1/16 @ 20:34] (10/12)

#29: The role of Gandalf [1/16 @ 20:35] (6/8)

#30: The role of Boromir [1/16 @ 20:36] (15/16)

#31: How DOES Gollum track through all of that? [1/16 @ 20:37] (9/26)

#32: Evaluation (Summary to follow) [1/17 @ 21:25] (4/6)

#33: The Test [1/17 @ 21:26] (12/13)

Thank you Reverend for your hard work on The Bridge of Khazad-dum <gullygilly> [1/19 @ 8:11] (4/4)

Summary [1/19 @ 10:14] (17/17)

Class Evaluation: The Bridge of Khazad-dŻm (instructor: Reverend) <NZ Strider> [1/19 @ 12:45] (3/3)

The Drums in the Deep. <Curious> [1/19 @ 16:45] (6/16)

The Assault on Moria. <Curious> [1/20 @ 5:03] (4/15)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, July 2000

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 Lothirienne, Jan 19-24, 2003

Next week - Lothlorien [1/19 @ 13:16] (1/1)

# 1 - No hope [1/19 @ 23:07] (13/19)

# 2 - poetical Gimli [1/19 @ 23:11] (8/9)

# 3 - Durin's crown [1/19 @ 23:20] (5/7)

# 4 - the Silverlode [1/19 @ 23:25] (7/15)

# 5- Aragorn's healing touch [1/19 @ 23:30] (7/13)

# 6 - Gimli and the mithril coat [1/20 @ 21:54] (11/16)

# 7 Aragorn and leadership [1/20 @ 22:06] (5/8)

# 8-Gimli and the forest [1/20 @ 22:13] (7/8)

# 9 - Boromir and the forest [1/20 @ 22:22] (6/7)

# 10 - Legolas and Nimrodel tales [1/20 @ 22:28] (6/17)

# 11- Legolas and Gimli [1/20 @ 22:34] (8/11)

# 12-where does Legolas live? [1/21 @ 21:32] (9/9)

# 13- Legolas grows impatient [1/21 @ 21:37] (9/9)

# 14 - troop of orcs [1/21 @ 21:41] (2/12)

# 15- new reports of Gollum [1/21 @ 21:46] (9/9)

# 16- noone travels anymore [1/21 @ 22:07] (6/12)

# 17 - blindfolding the company [1/22 @ 22:47] (4/8)

# 18 - pride and prejudice [1/22 @ 22:54] (6/6)

# 19 [1/22 @ 23:05] (3/4)

# 20 - a breathing space? [1/22 @ 23:07] (7/15)

# 21 - Where did Boromir go? [1/23 @ 21:31] (6/14)

# 22 - the power of the Lady [1/23 @ 21:42] (6/8)

# 23 - Aragorn and Arwen [1/23 @ 21:54] (16/36)

# 24 - bittersweet once again [1/23 @ 22:02] (10/15)

# 25 - free choice [1/23 @ 22:04] (3/24)

Summary [1/24 @ 13:40] (18/28)

One more point about "Lothlorien." <Curious> [1/24 @ 14:44] (3/7)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, July 2000

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 Ataahua, Jan 25-31, 2003

The next chapter discussion [1/25 @ 11:54] (4/15)

# 1: The architecture of Caras Galadhon [1/26 @ 9:30] (6/6)

# 2: Voices in the dark [1/26 @ 9:31] (9/11)

# 3: Interior decoration [1/26 @ 9:33] (9/10)

# 4: And your hosts for this evening.... [1/26 @ 9:34] (6/9)

# 5: Speaking of pants.... [1/26 @ 9:36] (10/21)

# 6: The Middle-earth equivalent of not paying your phone bill [1/27 @ 9:17] (7/13)

# 7: Playing with words? [1/27 @ 9:19] (8/13)

# 8: Name-dropper.... [1/27 @ 9:20] (9/12)

# 9: Eek! [1/27 @ 9:22] (4/11)

# 10: Her actions speak louder than words [1/27 @ 9:24] (15/63)

# 11: Evil is as evil does [1/28 @ 9:15] (12/24)

# 12: The Odd Couple [1/28 @ 9:17] (10/15)

# 13: A healing balm? [1/28 @ 9:20] (7/12)

# 14: The heart of a poet [1/28 @ 9:22] (3/9)

# 15: Make your choice [1/28 @ 9:23] (32/41)

# 16: "So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye...." [1/29 @ 9:09] (3/5)

# 17: Sam the philosopher? [1/29 @ 9:10] (10/13)

# 18: Ask, and ye shall receive [1/29 @ 9:11] (6/7)

# 19: Water, water everywhere.... [1/29 @ 9:13] (13/22)

# 20: Not just a pretty picture after all? [1/29 @ 9:15] (9/31)

# 21: There are Rings, and there are Rings [1/30 @ 9:13] (12/14)

# 22: Debit and credit - keeping the balance [1/30 @ 9:15] (6/9)

# 23: The Big Scene [1/30 @ 9:16] (9/23)

# 24: Check-out time [1/30 @ 9:18] (10/19)

# 25: Of power and corruption [1/30 @ 9:20] (7/13)

# 26: Over to you [1/30 @ 9:21] (3/24)

chapter discussion summary [1/31 @ 10:21] (18/24)

Mrs. Boromir's post made me think <Curious> [2/3 @ 16:54] (3/7)

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, July 2000

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 Mrs.Boromir, Feb 3-10, 2003

#1: [2/3 @ 14:27] (13/28)

#2: [2/3 @ 18:19] (13/22)

#3: [2/4 @ 11:41] (14/52)

#4: [2/5 @ 12:14] (12/22)

#5: [2/6 @ 12:20] (6/10)

#6: [2/7 @ 12:22] (5/7)

The Company Debates Their Path <Curious> [2/7 @ 12:45] (4/12)

#7: [2/7 @ 15:34] (8/12)

To Mrs. Boromir <Curious> [2/8 @ 12:42] (1/11)

Galadrielís gifts. <Curious> [2/9 @ 12:20] (13/35)

Thank you, Mrs. Boromir, for a great discussion! <Curious> [2/10 @ 9:26] (7/7)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kimi, July 2000

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 Curious, Feb 8-15, 2003

What Is the Point of this Chapter? [2/8 @ 14:56] (12/40)

The Valar? [2/10 @ 0:20] (9/32)

The Valar? Take 2. [2/10 @ 8:27] (7/19)

Place Names [2/10 @ 8:41] (4/10)

A Look Back at Lorien. [2/10 @ 16:01] (5/11)

Why All the Strange Words? [2/11 @ 9:45] (11/19)

The Silent Journey [2/11 @ 9:50] (8/10)

Gollum [2/12 @ 3:02] (6/32)

Security [2/12 @ 3:02] (4/7)

Lakes, Rapids, and Frodoís Thought. [2/12 @ 3:12] (4/9)

Elven-time [2/12 @ 17:37] (8/12)

Galadrielís Ring and Aragornís Plans [2/13 @ 1:24] (5/5)

The Argonath [2/13 @ 1:29] (8/22)

The Argonath and Aragorn [2/13 @ 9:12] (6/18)

Aragornís Heritage [2/13 @ 21:18] (11/14)

Tol Brandir, Wilderland, and the Last Stage [2/13 @ 21:29] (7/9)

Our Journey So Far. [2/14 @ 10:10] (4/5)

The Journey Continues. [2/14 @ 10:11] (5/8)

Powers More Ancient [2/14 @ 13:32] (4/5)

Summary [2/15 @ 9:37] (20/21)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Eledhwen, August 2000

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 Mim the Petty Dwarf, Feb 16-22, 2003

Intro and initial Questions [2/16 @ 19:57] (7/10)

#2 [2/16 @ 20:01] (12/14)

#3 [2/17 @ 17:33] (8/11)

#4 [2/17 @ 17:35] (13/24)

#5 [2/17 @ 17:38] (8/16)

#6 [2/18 @ 17:11] (11/21)

#7 [2/18 @ 17:14] (10/18)

#8 [2/19 @ 6:28] (9/15)

#9 [2/19 @ 6:30] (9/15)

#10 [2/19 @ 17:56] (6/10)

#11 [2/20 @ 1:44] (11/12)

#12 [2/20 @ 1:47] (8/14)

#13 [2/20 @ 16:50] (9/11)

#14 [2/20 @ 16:51] (7/7)

#16 [2/21 @ 13:00] (8/12)

Any other questions? [2/21 @ 13:02] (2/14)

Summary and comments [2/22 @ 6:47] (18/18)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, August 2000

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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