The Fellowship of the Ring - Book II

March 29 - June 19, 2015

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Many Meetings

by Brethil, March 29, 2015

'Many Meetings'  Mar. 29 [1286/60]

Songs, Poems and Elfstones Mar. 29 [630/8]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, June 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Kiskadee, Nov.-Dec. 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Menelwyn, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Kethry, Jan.-Feb. 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Batik, October 2010

 

The Council of Elrond

by noWizardme, April 5-14, 2015

1. There is much to hear and decide The start of the chapter. Apr. 5 [1120/50]

2. Who are you and what have you to do with Minas Tirith? Aragorn and Boromir. Apr. 8 [705/20]

3. I still want to know a good deal, especially about Gandalf. Gandalfs tale Apr. 12 [748/32]

4. What shall we do with the Ring? Apr. 14 [601/37]

5.(!) Bon Voyage as imminently The Ring Goes South: a summing up of kinds... Apr. 19 [262/5]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Malbeth & Nenya, June 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Ufthak, December 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by Luthien Rising, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by FarFromHome, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Curious, October 2010

 

The Ring Goes South

by squire, April 20-27, 2015

1. Now the tale of Nine is filled. In seven days the Company must depart. Apr. 20 [703/16]

2. Then with one glance at the Last Homely House twinkling below them they strode away far into the night. Apr. 22 [505/13]

3. Maps conveyed nothing to Sams mind, and all distances in these strange lands seemed so vast that he was quite out of his reckoning.

Apr. 24 [515/17]

4. Behind them the night was like a black wall. But the wood was burning fast, and the snow still fell. Apr. 26 [433/12]

5. They turned their backs on the Redhorn Gate, and stumbled wearily down the slope. Caradhras had defeated them. Apr. 27 [543/16]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, June 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Annael, December 2002

See the 3rd Discussion by dernwyn, May 2005

See the 4th Discussion by weaver, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, October 2010

 

A Journey in the Dark

by CuriousG, April 26-May 3, 2015

Part 1 Apr. 26 [717/107]

-- The Warg attack: "How the wind howls!" [subthread]

-- The Hollin Gate: a look at the Second Age vs the Third Age [subthread]

-- The Watcher in the Water [subthread]

Part 2 May 3 [533/54]

-- Pippin, mithril, and Balin [subthread]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Inferno, July 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Nimfalma Took, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by drogo_drogo, May-June 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Finding Frodo, February 2008

See the 5th Discussion by SirDennisC, Oct.-Nov. 2010

 

The Bridge of Khazad-dm

by Elizabeth, May 11-15, 2015

1: Mazarbul  May 11 [529/23]

2: Flight  May 12 [340/11]

3: Ghsh May 13 [429/17]

4: Balrog! May 14 [675/31]

5: Blank Darkness May 15 [726/23]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Annael, July 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Reverend, January 2003

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

See the 4th Discussion by Beren IV, Feb.-March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, November 2010

 

Lothlorien

by Brethil, May 18-21, 2015

Part 1  May 18 [710/47]

Part 2  May 21 [658/20]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, July 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Lothirienne, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Tolkien's Servant, June 2005

See the 4th Discussion by elostirion74, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by squire, November 2010

 

The Mirror of Galadriel

by CurousG, May 25, 2015

'The Mirror of Galadriel' May 25 [705/87]

-- When Elves Speak [subthread]

-- When Elves don't speak but invade your mind [subthread]

-- Mirror, Mirror [subthread]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Patty, July 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Ataahua, January 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by CelebornsMirror, June 2005

See the 4th Discussion as a Free-for-all, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by Airaloske, November 2010

 

Farewell to Lorien

by noWizardme, May 31, 2015

Part the 1 and only May 31 [622/24]

-- Galadriel's songs [subthread]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Kimi, July 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Mrs.Boromir, February 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by dna, June-July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Menelwyn, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by weaver, Nov.-Dec. 2010

 

The Great River

by sador, June 7-13, 2015

0. Anduin the Great flows past many shores June 7 [281/5]

1. "So many have passed Anduin to find the flowing sea" June 8 [497/32]

-- I: "Each member of the Company was busy with his own thoughts." [subthread]

-- II: "I close my eyes and count to ten." [subthread]

2. Sarn Gebir June 11 [389/33]

-- I: "A dark shape, like a cloud and yet not a cloud." [subthread]

-- II: "Time stands still as I gaze in her waters." [subthread]

3. 'The last stage of the Quest was before them' June 13 [285/16]

-- I: "By your own road." [subthread]

-- II: "Well, here we are. Fine leadership!" [subthread]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Eledhwen, August 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Curious, February 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by Entmaiden, July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Entwife Wandlimb, March 2008

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, December 2010

 

The Breaking of the Fellowship

by squire, June 15-20, 2015

1. Frodo spoke slowly. Give me an hour longer, and I will speak. Let me be alone! June 15 [12/12]

2. You can say that I took it by force. For I AM too strong for you, halfling, he cried. June 16 [12/12]

3. almost like a finger he felt it, searching for him. Very soon it would nail him down, know just exactly where he was. June 17 [12/12]

4. It would be mad and cruel to let Frodo go to Mordor. Why cant we stop him? June 18 [12/12]

5. Of all the confounded nuisances you are the worst, Sam! he said. June 20 [12/12]

 

See the 1st Discussion by Blue Wizard, August 2000

See the 2nd Discussion by Mim the Petty Dwarf, Feb. 2003

See the 3rd Discussion by drogo_drogo, July 2005

See the 4th Discussion by Milady, March-April 2008

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, December 2010

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