The Return of the King - Book V

June 5, 2011 - August 13, 2011

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Minas Tirith

by Hamfast Gamgee, June 5-13, 2011

part one [6/5]

part two [6/7]

part 3 [6/11]

final part [6/13]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Inferno, January-February 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Ufthak, July 2003

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

See the 4th Discussion by drogo, August-Sept. 2008

See the 6th Discussion by CuriousG, April 2016

 

The Passing of the Grey Company

by Pryderi, June 13-18, 2011

Introduction [6/13]

Archaic Personal Pronouns [6/14]

Halbarad with the Standard [6/15]

Eowyn and Aragorn [6/16]

Meriadoc of the Shire [6/17]

Tail End Charlie/Open Discussion [6/18]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, February 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Elwen, July-August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Entmaiden, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by squire, September 2008

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, April 2016

 

The Muster of Rohan

by Elizabeth, June 20-25, 2011

Where is everybody? [6/20]

Return of a King [6/20]

"He is gone." [6/21]

The Red Arrow [6/23]

"Call me Dernhelm!" [6/24]

The Lament for Théoden [6/25]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, February 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by EowynDernhelm, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Wynnie, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Child of Manwe, September. 2008

See the 6th Discussion by Al Carondas, April 2016

 

The Siege of Gondor

by squire, June 28-July 4, 2011

1. The Prince of Halflings [6/28]

2. Their glances were like blades from eye to eye, flickering as they fenced. [6/28]

3. ‘But I will not yield the River and the Pelennor … if there is a captain here who has still the courage to do his lord’s will.’ [6/30]

4. So now at last the City was besieged, enclosed in a ring of foes. [7/2]

5. In rode the Lord of the Nazgul, under the archway that no enemy ever yet had passed. [7/4]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Frodo Gardner, February 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by gullygilly, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by bigidiot, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, September 2008

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, April 2016

 

The Ride of the Rohirrim

by dormouse, July 6-9, 2011

I: Master Bag [7/6]

2: Stonewain Valley [7/7]

3: Need brooks no delay [7/8]

Closing thoughts [7/9]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, Feb.-March 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Atlas, August 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Atlas, January 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Elizabeth, Sept.-Oct.. 2008

See the 6th Discussion by oliphaunt, May 2016

 

The Battle of the Pelennor Fields

by Darkstone, July 11-17, 2011

I: "Death or Glory" [7/11]

II: Eowyn Down the Rabbit Hole [7/12]

III: As I Lay Dying [7/13]

IV: "She's dead, Jim! Er, wait...." [7/15]

V: "Psych!" [7/17]

VI: Coda [7/17]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Inferno, March 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by nerdanel50, Aug.-Sept. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Penthe, January-February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Milady, October. 2008

See the 6th Discussion by squire, May 2016

 

The Pyre of Denethor

by CuriousG, July 17, 2011

part 1 [7/17]

part 2 [7/17]

part 3 [7/17]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Gorel, March 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Arador & Free-for-all, Sept. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by nefisa3, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Menelwyn, October 2008

See the 6th Discussion by Al Carondas, May 2016

 

The Houses of Healing

by sador, July 24-31, 2011

preliminary question. [7/24]

part I - "Lean on me, Merry lad!" [7/25]

part II - "a mockery of hope" [7/26]

part IIIa - "But the Lady Éowyn was yet living" [7/27]

part IIIb - "In the high tongue it will not sound so ill" [7/27]

part IVa - "Who would lie idle?" [7/29]

part IVb - "What joy is this?" [7/29]

part V - "Very tough in the fibre, I deem" [7/31]

summary - "Who dreamed it?" [7/31]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, March 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by notlost, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Curious, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Saelind, October 2008

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, May 2016

 

The Last Debate

by Curious, August 1-5, 2011

part 1 [8/1]

Part 2 [8/2]

part 3 [8/3]

Part 4 [8/5]

Part 5 [8/5]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kimi, March 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Kendig, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Menelwyn, February 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Ataahua, October 2008

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, May-June 2016

 

The Black Gate Opens

by Darkstone, August 8-13, 2011

I: "Over the River and Through the Woods" [8/8]

II: Losing Men Before the Battle Even Starts! [8/9]

III: "The Ugly Numenorean" [8/10]

IV: "How To Die" [8/11]

V: "The Derivative of Pippin" [8/12]

VI: Closing [8/13]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Ufthak, March-April 2001

See the 2nd Discussion by Osse, September 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Grammaboodawg, Feb.-Mar. 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Morthoron, November 2008

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, June 2016

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