Unfinished Tales - Part IV: Essays

October 2, 2006 - October 22, 2006

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I. The Drúedain

by squire, October 2-October 8, 2006

Introduction [10/2/2006 @ 9:17] (5/13)

But first, this word from our author about the Folk of Haleth [10/2/2006 @ 22:49] (4/5)

“people of a wholly different kind” [10/3/2006 @ 1:09] (5/11)

“…their laughter set all who heard it laughing too for its pure merriment untainted by scorn or malice.” [10/3/2006 @ 10:03] (4/9)

“They had a marvellous skill as trackers of all living creatures” [10/3/2006 @ 23:11] (3/10)

“perhaps most to be remarked was their capacity of utter silence and stillness” [10/4/2006 @ 0:07] (4/7)

A tale of their uncanny magical marvels: “The Faithful Stone” [10/4/2006 @ 7:57] (4/12)

“The Drûgs or Pukel-Men are not however to be confused with or thought of as a mere variant on the hobbit theme” [10/5/2006 @ 0:28] (5/8)

“They had a grimmer side to their nature and could be sardonic and ruthless” [10/5/2006 @ 9:20] (6/8)

“There is a glimpse of the Drúedain in the Second Age” [10/6/2006 @ 0:07] (2/4)

“You hear the Woses, the Wild Men of the Woods.” [10/6/2006 @ 16:28] (4/7)

“What you mean ‘we’, white man? [10/6/2006 @ 17:51] (2/4)

“At higher levels, they have an innate regeneration without extra food consumption and get an increase in their saving throw.” [10/6/2006 @ 17:53] (3/3)

Conclusion and Open Discussion [10/8/2006 @ 1:27] (5/8)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Draupne, August 2002 

See the 3rd Discussion by Brethil, March 2014 

 

II. The Istari

by an seileachan, October 11-15, 2006

#1: The Essay [10/11/2006 @ 7:17] (5/10)

#2: Saruman [10/12/2006 @ 15:14] (5/8)

#3: Gandalf [10/12/2006 @ 23:51] (3/3)

#4: The Others [10/14/2006 @ 9:30] (3/11)

#5: Powers that Be [10/15/2006 @ 11:22] (5/7)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Altaira, August 2002 

See the 3rd Discussion by demnation, March-April 2014

 

III. The Palantíri

by drogo_drogo, October 16-22, 2006

I: Background [10/16/2006 @ 7:49] (1/1)

II: Gandalf and the Crystal Ball [10/17/2006 @ 6:08] (2/6)

III: Denethor and the Seeing Stone [10/18/2006 @ 6:36] (2/3)

IV: Properties of the Seeing Stones [10/19/2006 @ 7:30] (6/9)

End [10/22/2006 @ 7:44] (3/9)

 

See the 1st Discussion by lumpkin, August 2002 

See the 3rd Discussion by noWizardme, April 2014

 

IV. Open Discussion

See the 1st Discussion as a Free-for-All, August 2002

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