The Two Towers - Book III

April 7, 2008 - June 21, 2008

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The Departure of Boromir

by Finding Frodo, April 7-11, 2008

Part I [4/7]

Part II [4/8]

Part III [4/9]

Part IV [4/10]

Part V [4/11]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Beren11:11, August 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Eledhwen, February 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Arevanye, July 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, January 2011

See the 6th Discussion by MirielCelebdil, September 2015

 

The Riders of Rohan

by N.E. Brigand, April 14-20, 2008

"Will you aid me or thwart me?" [4/14]

"Then you do not pay tribute to Sauron?"  [4/15]

"Well, father, what can we do for you?"  [4/16]

"The strange paths of Elvish dreams" [4/16]

"A league between Orthanc and the Dark Tower" [4/17]

"He is smaller than the other(s)" [4/17]

“Things that had been dropped or cast away” [4/19]

Open Discussion and Word List [4/20]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, Aug.-Sept. 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by NZ Strider, March 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Kimi, July 2005

See the 5th Discussion by squire, January 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Brethil, September 2015

 

The Uruk-hai

by One Ringer, April 21-27, 2008

Captive [4/21]

Shadows of the Past  [4/22]

Uglúk [4/23]

Pippin's Cunning Escape [4/24]

Journey to Isengard [4/25]

Orc Tongue [4/26]

At the last moment [4/27]

Open Discussion  [4/27]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, September 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Kiskadee, March 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Morwen, August 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, January 2011

See the 6th Discussion by cats16, Sept-Oct 2015

 

Treebeard

by visualweasel, April 28-May 4, 2008

A ‘frightfully tree-ish’ introduction  [4/28]

‘Elves made all the old words’ [4/29]

‘My voice went up and sang in the sky’

‘Teaching them to speak and learning their tree-talk’ [5/1]

‘That is nothing to the old feeling of this wood’  [5/2]

Open Discussion [5/4]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Trufflehunter, September 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Entmaiden, March 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Auxerre, August 2005

See the 5th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, February 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Mikah, October 2015

 

The White Rider

by Kethry, May 5-10, 2008

Introduction [5/5]

Legolas Tells a Tale [5/5]

Gimli and the Old Man  [5/6]

The White Rider Revealed [5/7]

Gandalf the Great Explainer  [5/7]

The Hobbits and the Ents [5/8]

Gandalf the White [5/8]

The Battle of the Peak [5/9]

Time to Go [5/10]

Summary and things missed [5/10]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kyriel, September 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Watson, March 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by hatster, August 2005

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, February 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Entwife Wandlimb, October 2015

 

The King of the Golden Hall

by Elizabeth, May 11-18, 2008

Introduction [5/11]

Edoras [5/12]

Symbelmynë [5/13]

The Poem [5/13]

Diplomacy [5/14]

Unwelcome [5/14]

Awakening [5/15]

Éowyn [5/16]

Counsel 5/16

Gríma [5/17]

Forth, Eorlingas!  [5/17]

Summary and thanks! [5/18]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Ophelia, et. al., Sept.-Oct. 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Morwen, March-April 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Modtheow, August 2005

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, February 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, October 2015

 

Helm's Deep

by Atahuaa, May 19-23, 2008

Oh fickle nature [5/19]

Build 'em big [5/20]

Words [5/21]

Reactions and results [5/22]

In the nick of time [5/23]

Last questions [5/23]

Follow-up: Éowyn's physical description? <Beren IV> [5/26]

 

See the 1st Discussion by glaze, October 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Atlas, April 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Arquen, Aug.-Sept. 2005

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, February 2011

See the 6th Discussion by arithmancer, Oct-Nov 2015

 

The Road to Isengard

by Milady, May 26-June 1, 2008

Part 1 [5/26]

Part 2 [5/27]

Part 3 [5/28]

Part 4 [5/29]

Part 5 [6/1]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, October 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Inferno, April 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Aerlinn, September 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, February 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Darkstone, November 2015

 

Flotsam and Jetsam

by Canto, June 2-8, 2008

Merry & Pippin Tell a Tale [6/2]

Friends in the Guard-House [6/2]

Risky Business [6/3]

The Assault on Isengard [6/4]

Saruman's Fear [6/5]

There is no SarUman Without You [6/6]

The Huorns [6/7]

Flotsam and Jetsam [6/8]

 

See the 1st Discussion by glaze, October 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Altaira, April 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Penthe, September 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, March 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Enanito, November 2015

 

The Voice of Saruman

by Isis, June 9-14, 2008

Part One [6/9]

Part Two [6/9]

Part Three [6/10]

Part Four [6/11]

Part Five [6/13]

Part Six [6/13]

Part Seven [6/14]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, October 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by lumpkin, April-May 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by erather, September 2005

See the 5th Discussion by weaver, March 2011

See the 6th Discussion by jochenkeen, November 2015

 

The Palantir

by drogo, June 16-21, 2008

On the Road Again [6/16]

Curiosity Killed the Hobbit [6/17]

Sauron Speaks (Thinks? Channels?) [6/18]

Pippin-and-Palantír in Art [6/19]

A History Lesson [6/19]

On Gandalf and Pippin (and Sauron) [6/20]

End of Book III [6/21]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Malbeth, Oct.-Nov. 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Eledwhen, May 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Chip of Dale, Sept.-Oct. 2005

See the 5th Discussion by sador, March 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, November 2015

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