The Two Towers - Book IV

June 22, 2008 - August 31, 2008

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The Taming of Smeagol

by laerasea, June 22-26, 2008

Part One [6/22]

Predicting the future [6/23]

Relationships [6/24]

Masters and commanders [6/24]

Followers and faith  [6/25]

Precious burdens [6/26]

Gollum/Sméagol [6/26]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kyriel, November2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Nimfalma Took, May 2003

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

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, March-April 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, January 2016

 

The Passage of the Marshes

by Modtheow, June 30-July 7, 2008

Eating  [6/30]

Disgust, fear, horror [7/1]

Dreams and visions  [7/2]

Mapping the journey [7/3]

Identities [7/4]

WWI and other influences [7/7]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, November 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by nerdanel50, May 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Altaira, October 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Ataahua, April 2011

See the 6th Discussion by oliphaunt, January 2016

 

The Black Gate is Closed

by sador, July 7-13, 2008

Locality, and a Riddle [7/7]

A Descent to Hell [7/7]

Armies of the Dark Lord [7/8]

Armies of the Dark Lord 2 [7/8]

The Gate, Other Way [7/9]

Alternatives [7/9]

The Leader [7/10]

"Sméagol if you wish" [7/11]

"Not nice hobbit" [7/11]

Decision  [7/12]

(And Last) [7/13]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, November 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Doorwarden of Theoden, May-June 2003

 See the 3rd Discussion by Canto di Numenor, October 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, April 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Al Carondas, January 2016

 

Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

by Saelind, July 13-17, 2008

Part I [7/13]

Part II [7/13]

Part III  [7/14]

Part IV [7/15]

Part V  [7/15]

Part VI [7/16]

Part VII [7/17]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Septembrist, Nov.-Dec. 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by gullygilly, June 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by squire, October 2005

See the 5th Discussion by One Ringer, April 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, January 2016

 

The Window on the West

by Menelwyn, July 21-26, 2008

Faramir's Vision [7/21]

The Horn of Gondor [7/21]

Isildur's Bane [7/22]

The return of the King [7/23]

The Gondorian Grace [7/24]

An Air of Wizards [7/24]

Faramir and the Ring [7/25]

Gondor and the West [7/26]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Septembrist, December 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Celandine Brandybuck, June  2003

See the 3rd Discussion by an seleichan, November 2005

See the 5th Discussion by entmaiden, April 2011

See the 6th Discussion by MirielCelebdel, January 2016

 

The Forbidden Pool

by weaver, July 28-August 2, 2008

Pool Party! [7/28]

Summer Stage, Act 1 [7/29]

The Second Act [7/30]

Third Act [7/31]

Epilogue [7/31]

Final Thoughts and Final Post [8/2]

 

The 1st Discussion archive has been lost.

See the 2nd Discussion by hatster, June 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Isis, November 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, May 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, February 2016

 

Journey to the Cross-roads

by a. s., August 3-10, 2008

The Crossroads [8/3]

As If a Dream Had Passed [8/5]

They Walk in Beauty [8/6]

The Dawnless Day [8/7]

The King has a Crown [8/9]

Wrap Up & Ruminations [8/10]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Gorel, December 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by NZ Strider, June 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Silent_Watcher, November 2005

See the 5th Discussion by squire, May 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Mironiel, February 2016

 

The Stairs of Cirith Ungol

by Saelind, August 11-17, 2008

Part I [8/11]

Part II [8/11]

Part III [8/12]

Part IV  [8/12]

Part V [8/14]

Part VI [8/16]

Part VII [8/17]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kyriel, January 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by drogo_drogo, June-July 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by nefisa3, November 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, May 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, February 2016

 

Shelob's Lair

by Beren IV, August 17-23, 2008

Introduction [8/17]

A labyrinth of darkness [8/18]

Literary technique [8/19]

What is Shelob?  [8/21]

The Phial of Galadriel [8/23]

Gollum's Treachery [8/23]

Open Discussion [8/23]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kimi, January 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by JewelTook, July 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by linkinparkelf, Nov.-Dec. 2005

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, May 2011

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, Feb-Mar 2016

 

The Choices of Master Samwise

by Dreamdeer, August 25-31, 2008

Battle with Shelob [8/25]

Battle's End [8/25]

Frodo's "Death" [8/26]

Choices  [8/27]

Taking up the Ring [8/28]

Eavesdropping [8/29]

Private Conversation [8/29]

Shocking Conclusion [8/30]

Summary

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, January 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by notlost, July 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by erather, November 2005

See the 5th Discussion by Standingstone, May-June 2011

See the 6th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, March 2016

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