The Return of the King - Book VI

September 29, 2003 - November 30, 2003

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The Tower of Cirith Ungol

by jflower, September 29-October 5, 2003

Preview [9/29 @ 11:54] (5/5)

#1: *Ouch* Now what? [9/29 @ 15:32] (12/22)

#2: Maybe I'll just rest here for a moment . . . [9/29 @ 22:32] (9/10)

#3: Up and over . . . [9/30 @ 1:17] (10/14)

#4: It looked nicer in the travel brochure . . . [9/30 @ 8:05] (12/36)

#5: *hmmm* Samwise the Strong . . .that has a nice ring to it ! [9/30 @ 22:02] (7/36)

#6: It is not polite to stare . . . [10/1 @ 22:30] (10/15)

#7: They say you are your own worst enemy . . . [10/2 @ 1:42] (10/13)

#8: Run, Run Forest *erm* Shagrat, Run . . . [10/2 @ 2:27] (6/9)

#9: Are we ever going to find Frodo!?! [10/2 @ 23:34] (9/11)

#10: Finally!!! *sniff* [10/2 @ 23:54] (11/34)

#11: Highs and Lows . . . [10/4 @ 1:39] (10/15)

#12: Didn't they have anything designer? [10/4 @ 2:05] (12/26)

#13: Don't mind us . . . [10/4 @ 2:15] (9/14)

#14: Open Forum [10/4 @ 19:07] (5/18)

Conclusion [10/5 @ 23:16] (15/19)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, April 2001

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 Altaira, October 6-11, 2003

Introduction [10/6 @ 11:56] (3/20)

#1 – The Lay of the Land #1 [10/6 @ 12:53] (9/29)

#2 – The Lay of the Land #2; Flora and Fauna? [10/6 @ 16:24] (11/36)

#3 – The Lay of the Land #3, A travel brochure of Mordor? (a bit of fun) [10/7 @ 0:55] (14/33)

#4 – A Narrow Escape [10/7 @ 12:46] (9/13)

#5 – The Road to Mt. Doom [10/7 @ 19:16] (10/16)

#6 – Despair and Hope [10/8 @ 1:54] (12/64)

#7 – The Star [10/8 @ 14:11] (17/44)

#8: The Mighty Machine of Mordor [10/8 @ 19:33] (9/14)

#9 – If *You* were an Evil Overlord [10/9 @ 1:13] (16/32)

#10 – Garn and Ar! Orcs be Conversin' [10/9 @ 20:10] (9/22)

#11 – Where There’s a Whip, There’s a Will [10/10 @ 11:54] (12/15)

#12 – Character Dynamics [10/10 @ 14:14] (9/21)

The Floor is Open (No Text) [10/10 @ 15:29] (4/25)

Conclusion [10/11 @ 20:30] (20/24)

Belated question from "The Land of Shadow." <Curious> [10/24 @ 5:25] (4/23)

Belated question from "The Tower of Cirith Ungol" and "The Land of Shadow." <Curious> [11/3 @ 7:06] (4/30)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, April 2001

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 hatster, October 12-19, 2003

Intro to Mount Doom: The End of the Quest [10/12 @ 8:49] (9/25)

#1--Faith, Hope, and Destiny [10/12 @ 22:33] (21/48)

#2--just a bit too convenient? and poetic language [10/13 @ 20:52] (13/20)

#3--The Struggle [10/13 @ 22:30] (14/26)

#3 [#4] -- No fisshes in Mordor [10/14 @ 6:47] (11/23)

#5--The Word Now Lay with Him [10/14 @ 7:06] (9/23)

#6--No words can convey [10/14 @ 19:25] (16/64)

#7--The Last Debate [10/15 @ 7:19] (18/44)

#8--Lets try this again [10/15 @ 20:48] (10/15)

#9-- The last night [10/15 @ 21:03] (9/13)

#10 -- Answering the call [10/15 @ 22:56] (15/66)

#11 -- For pity's sake [10/16 @ 7:40] (12/55)

#12--Decisions decisions [10/16 @ 19:16] (12/22)

#13 -- To know the mind of a hobbit [10/16 @ 19:41] (10/22)

#14 -- Thy will be done [10/17 @ 7:54] (10/15)

#15 -- It could have been like this [10/17 @ 19:19] (13/25)

#16-- Here at the end of all things [10/17 @ 19:35] (7/24)

Opening the floor [10/17 @ 23:26] (6/25)

Conclusion [10/19 @ 10:34] (18/27)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kyriel, April 2001

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 Entmaiden, October 19-27, 2003

Introduction [10/19 @ 20:08] (6/7)

#1: Update from the Black Gate [10/19 @ 22:23] (15/24)

#2: The Eagles [10/19 @ 23:09] (14/30)

#3: Change is in the air [10/20 @ 20:51] (14/56)

#4: Stand, Men of the West! [10/21 @ 15:59] (16/55)

#5. And now, over to Mt. Doom [10/21 @ 18:35] (14/34)

#6: Sam Awakens [10/22 @ 12:40] (11/36)

#7: Reckoning Days [10/22 @ 20:32] (5/20)

#8: Getting Ready for the Party [10/22 @ 23:02] (12/52)

#9: Great glory and splendour! Let's have a party! [10/23 @ 14:04] (6/33)

#10: The Gathering of the Fellowship [10/23 @ 22:50] (9/15)

#11: Time to go Home [10/24 @ 13:25] (8/14)

#12: Open Discussion [10/24 @ 13:50] (4/51)

Summary [10/26 @ 21:05] (16/18)

Belated question from “The Field of Cormallen.” <Curious> [10/27 @ 13:46] (4/10)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Frodo Gardner, April-May 2001

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 Eledhwen, October 26-November 1, 2003

brief introductory note [10/26 @ 13:48] (7/10)

#1: Left Behind [10/27 @ 4:00] (11/13)

#2: Éowyn and the Warden [10/27 @ 4:01] (15/21)

#3: Faramir on Éowyn [10/27 @ 15:17] (11/28)

#4: Éowyn on Faramir [10/27 @ 15:19] (11/20)

#5: *swoon* [10/28 @ 3:31] (16/43)

#6: The Grief of Éowyn of Rohan [10/28 @ 17:33] (7/9)

#7: The Fifth Day [10/28 @ 17:35] (11/16)

#8: The Stroke of Doom [10/29 @ 3:58] (6/12)

#9: Sing all ye people! [10/29 @ 3:59] (9/11)

#10: *sniff* [10/29 @ 16:05] (7/13)

#11: awwwww [10/29 @ 16:06] (5/23)

#12: Imagery and the Stewards [10/30 @ 4:08] (8/20)

#13: Chinese Whispers [10/30 @ 17:35] (6/7)

#14: Out of the Great Sea [10/30 @ 17:36] (5/51)

#15: Justice [10/31 @ 4:11] (6/12)

#16: The Sign [10/31 @ 4:12] (7/11)

#17: Midsummer's Eve [10/31 @ 4:15] (8/9)

#18: Open Discussion [10/31 @ 4:16] (6/28)

Summary (long) [11/1 @ 13:56] (20/22)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, May 2001

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 Kimi, November 2-7, 2003

forewarned is forearmed [11/2 @ 3:21] (9/12)

1. Back to Frodo. [11/2 @ 17:47] (8/29)

2. The Legends of the Great. [11/2 @ 18:21] (11/18)

3. Arwen [11/2 @ 22:07] (7/11)

4. Arwen’s gifts [11/2 @ 22:11] (7/35)

5. Evening and morning. [11/3 @ 16:14] (10/21)

6. Theoden. [11/3 @ 16:16] (8/10)

7. The Forest of Drúadan. [11/3 @ 22:19] (7/13)

8. No wedding planner required. [11/3 @ 22:21] (7/9)

Arwen's fate. . . ? <Rohwen> [11/3 @ 23:13] (2/11)

Did Aragorn's ghost return to Cerin Amroth? <Curious> [11/4 @ 15:02] (4/16)

9. A bitter parting [11/4 @ 17:16] (8/9)

10. The Horn of the Mark [11/4 @ 17:32] (7/14)

11. Caution: Ents at Work. [11/5 @ 1:47] (7/7)

12. Saruman doesn’t live here any more. [11/5 @ 14:44] (6/17)

13. Orthanc and its Palantír [11/5 @ 14:48] (10/21)

14. Saruman: How are the Mighty Fallen [11/6 @ 14:55] (11/25)

15. Looking from mind to mind. [11/6 @ 20:38] (6/17)

16. Bilbo [11/7 @ 5:18] (8/17)

the floor is open. [11/7 @ 5:19] (2/31)

Summary [11/7 @ 21:53] (16/16)

A belated thought from "Many Partings." <Curious> [11/12 @ 11:38] (8/39)

My belated comment on "Many Partings"... <NZ Strider> [11/14 @ 4:06] (5/5)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, May 2001

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 Morwen, November 10-15, 2003

#1 [11/10 @ 11:03] (7/32)

#2 [11/10 @ 11:14] (12/16)

#3 [11/11 @ 10:27] (9/12)

#4 [11/11 @ 10:32] (8/12)

#5 [11/12 @ 9:24] (11/14)

#6 [11/12 @ 9:28] (9/14)

#7 [11/13 @ 9:59] (7/12)

#8 [11/13 @ 10:02] (8/16)

#9 [11/14 @ 8:29] (9/10)

#10 [11/14 @ 8:37] (8/9)

#11 [11/14 @ 8:40] (12/17)

Frodo and Deconstruction (WARNING: Artsy-Fartsy content) <notlost> [11/14 @ 13:34] (8/79)

Conclusion: [11/15 @ 13:24] (14/16)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Aiya, May 2001

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 drogo_drogo, November 16-23, 2003

“The Scouring of the Shire”: Or, The Other Saruman Chapter that Ain’t in the Movie (Intro) [11/16 @ 10:42] (10/11)

1: So What's with this Chapter Anyway?? [11/16 @ 20:16] (17/20)

2: You Can’t Go Home Again [11/17 @ 8:04] (11/16)

3: Shirriffs and Tom-fools [11/17 @ 18:22] (7/11)

4: Now Who’s Arrested Who? [11/18 @ 12:22] (8/8)

5: “Shocked and Sad” [11/18 @ 12:24] (10/18)

6: The Cottons, the Tooks and the Resistance [11/18 @ 18:40] (5/34)

7: Pimple and Sharkey Become Capitalists [11/19 @ 7:53] (8/12)

8: Lobelia and her Umbrella of Vengeance [11/19 @ 15:53] (8/16)

9: The Battle of Bywater [11/19 @ 16:05] (6/9)

10: The Battle of Bywater, the Aftermath [11/20 @ 8:06] (6/10)

11: “This is Mordor” [11/20 @ 19:46] (7/13)

12: Shark[ey] Attack! [11/20 @ 19:48] (9/15)

13: Saruman’s Predictions [11/21 @ 9:13] (7/13)

A note regarding the Scouring. <Curious> [11/21 @ 11:36] (2/3)

14: Wormtongue Strikes Back [11/21 @ 19:24] (8/10)

15: Sharkey’s End [11/21 @ 19:32] (9/12)

"I shan't call it an end, till we've cleaned up the mess" [11/22 @ 10:05] (5/16)

Final Mop-up [11/23 @ 9:57] (15/17)

 

See the 1st Discussion by septembrist, May-June 2001

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 CAhobbit, November 23-30, 2003

"The Grey Havens" [11/23 @ 23:52] (7/15)

You're late! [11/25 @ 2:57] (7/10)

Fredegar Bolger [11/25 @ 3:12] (11/16)

Lobelia [11/25 @ 3:16] (10/18)

Need to fatten up. [11/25 @ 23:57] (7/12)

Restoration and some neglect [11/26 @ 0:22] (9/12)

It never lets go! [11/26 @ 0:33] (6/7)

Rosie you've got some 'splanin to do. [11/26 @ 0:47] (8/22)

What will you be wearing this fall? [11/27 @ 3:40] (10/13)

Illness [11/27 @ 3:44] (5/13)

What's in a name? [11/27 @ 3:47] (7/9)

The beginning of the end [11/27 @ 4:14] (7/9)

Middle-Earths #1 hit [11/27 @ 18:02] (8/11)

When your over the hill...er hobbit hole that is [11/27 @ 18:05] (9/9)

Here comes that foresight again. [11/27 @ 18:08] (11/21)

Cirdan and the third elven ring [11/29 @ 1:07] (7/10)

Farwell friends [11/29 @ 1:14] (10/21)

The End. Roll credits. [11/29 @ 1:18] (10/18)

Open discussion [11/29 @ 1:21] (5/7)

And that's a wrap [11/30 @ 4:10] (12/16)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, June 2001

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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