The Return of the King - Book VI

November 9, 2008 - January 23, 2009

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The Tower of Cirith Ungol

by dernwyn, November 9-14, 2008

"A remarkable case of the author nodding" [11/9]

Welcome to Mordor!  [11/10]

Samwise the… tempted  [11/11]

"the essential element"  [11/11]

Up, up, and away  [11/12]

In Western Lands [11/12]

Reunion [11/13]

Fashion statement [11/13]

The close call  [11/14]

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, April 2001

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

See the 3rd Discussion by FarFromHome, March 2006

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, September 2016

 

The Land of Shadow

by sador, November 17-24, 2008

“Abandon all hope” [11/17]

Run Like Hell  [11/17]

“Slowly and painfully”  [11/18]

The White Queen's Knight [11/18]

Flora and Fauna  [11/19]

The star (and a riddle)  [11/20]

"Don't want to see any closer" [11/20]

The spirit of Mordor [11/21]

Going North  [11/21]

Trapped  [11/23]

Summary and extra questions  [11/24]

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, April 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Altaira, October 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by FindingFrodo, March 2006

See the 5th Discussion by FarFromHome, August 2011

See the 6th Discussion by InTheChair, September 2016

 

Mount Doom

by Eledhenel, November 24-28, 2008

Lightening the Load  [11/24]

A Gift of Strength  [11/25]

Gollum's Return [11/27]

The End of All Things [11/28]

Open Discussion [11/28]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kyriel, April 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by hatster, October 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by nefisa3, March 2006

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

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, September 2016

 

The Field of Cormallen

by a.s., November 30-December 7, 2008

Stand, Men of the West [11/30]

Dust in the Wind [11/30]

The End of All Things [12/1]

It Wasn't A Dream [12/2]

Long Live The Halflings! [12/4]

The Rest of the Story  [12/7]

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

See the 2nd Discussion by Entmaiden, October 2003

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

See the 5th Discussion by Darkstone, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, September 2016

 

The Steward and the King

by ElanorTX, December 11-14, 2008

Sequence [12/11]

The Steward, first half [12/12]

The Steward, second half [12/12]

The King [12/13]

The Wizard  [12/13]

The Lovers [12/13]

The Author  [12/14]

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, May 2001

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

See the 3rd Discussion by Curious, April 2006

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, October 2016

 

Many Partings

by batik, December 15-20, 2008

Aragorn & Arwen sitting near a tree... [12/15]

"Hope he rekindled, and in hope ended..." [12/16]

"Welcome to Treegarth of Orthanc!" [12/17]

"Mine, mine, yes and dearly bought!" [12/18]

"...and packing is such a bother." [12/19]

Flotsam and Jetsam... [12/20]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, May 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Kimi, November 2003

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

See the 5th Discussion by Ardamírë, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Mironiel, October 2016

 

Homeward Bound

by weaver, January 5-11, 2009

"At last the hobbits had their faces turned towards home." [1/5]

“At last they came to The Prancing Pony”  [1/6]

“He led them down the passage to the parlour that they had used on that strange night more than a year ago...” [1/7]

“I'll not deny we should be glad to have you about for a bit.” [1/8]

" The travellers stayed in Bree all the next day, and Mr. Butterbur could not complain of his business next evening at any rate." [1/9]

"To me it feels more like falling asleep again." [1/9]

Final Questions and Wrap-up [1/11]

See the 1st Discussion by Aiya, May 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Morwen, November 2003

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

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, September 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Ingwion, October 2016

 

The Scouring of the Shire

by Laerasëa, January 12-16, 2009

Hobbitses [1/12]

More Hobbitses [1/12]

Fear, Fire, and Foes [1/14]

Pacifism and Hesitation [1/15]

Saruman and Frodo [1/15]

Change, and Open Discussion [1/16]

 

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

See the 2nd Discussion by drogo_drogo, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by CAHobbit, April 2006

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, October 2016

 

The Grey Havens

by Kelvarhin, January 18-23, 2009

The clearing up [1/18]

"The trees were the worst loss and damage" [1/19]

"Sam stayed first at the Cottons’ with Frodo" [1/20]

"Time went on, and 1421 came in"  [1/22]

"In the next day or two Frodo went through his papers" [1/22]

"Then Elrond and Galadriel rode on" -- and Open Discussion [1/23]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, June 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by CAhobbit, November 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by eowyn rohan, May 2006

See the 5th Discussion by BallyWhooo, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Maciliel, November 2016

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