The Return of the King - Book V

April 3, 2016 - June 12, 2016

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Minas Tirith

by CuriousG, April 3, 2016

Minas Tirith [Apr 3, 12:11pm]

- The city itself [sub-thread, 12:51pm]

- Denethor, part 1 [sub-thread, 1:24pm]

- Denethor, part 2 [sub-thread, 1:27pm]

- Other questions [sub-thread, 1:43pm]

 

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 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, June 2011

 

The Passing of the Grey Company

by noWizardme, April 10-14, 2016

Part 1 of 3: ‘Who Rides in Rohan?’ and ‘Accursed Stones of Wizardry’. [Apr 10, 3:51am]

Part 2 of 3: Eowyn and Aragorn [Apr 12, 6:21am]

Part 3 of 3: The Paths of the Dead [Apr 14, 3:44am]

 

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 5th Discussion by Pryderi, June 2011

 

The Muster of Rohan

by Al Carondas, April 17, 2016

The Muster of Rohan [Apr 17, 6:27pm]

 

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 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, June 2011

 

The Siege of Gondor

by noWizardme, April 24, 2016

The Siege of Gondor [Apr 24, 5:26am ]

 

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 5th Discussion by squire, June-July 2011

 

The Ride of the Rohirrim

by oliphaunt, May 2-4, 2016

Conversation 1 of 2 [May 2, 6:22am]

Conversation 2 of 2 [May 4, 10:26am]

 

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 5th Discussion by dormouse, July 2011

 

The Battle of the Pelennor Fields

by squire, May 9-14, 2016

1. And now the fighting waxed furious on the fields of the Pelennor; and the din of arms rose upon high… [May 9, 12:50pm]

2. ‘Begone, foul dwimmerlaik, lord of carrion!’ … A cold voice answered: ‘Come not between the Nazgûl and his prey!' [May 10, 4:09pm]

3. ‘Farewell, Master Holbytla!’ he said. ‘My body is broken. I go to my fathers.’ [May 12, 6:03am]

4. “Thus came Aragorn son of Arathorn, Elessar, Isildur’s heir, out of the Paths of the Dead, borne upon a wind from the Sea” [May 13, 11:58am]

5. “Mourn not overmuch! Mighty was the fallen, meet was his ending. When his mound is raised, women then shall weep. War now calls us!” [May 14, 11:33am]

 

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 5th Discussion by Darkstone, July 2011

 

The Pyre of Denethor

by Al Carondas, May 15-19, 2016

The Pyre of Denethor [May 15, 12:46pm]

part 2: The Trials of Denethor [May 17, 4:55am]

part 3: The Trials of Beregond [May 18, 4:53am]

part 4: The choices of Tolkien [May 19, 5:10pm]

 

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 5th Discussion by CuriousG, July 2011

 

The Houses of Healing

by Elizabeth, May 23-28, 2016

1. The invisible hobbit [May 23, 1:21pm]

2. Healthcare, Gondorian style [May 25, 1:05pm]

3. "He is come." [May 26, 12:48am]

4. ‘But the Lady Éowyn was yet living when they bore her hither.' [May 28, 3:04am]

5. Very tough in the fibre [May 28, 9:36pm]

 

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 5th Discussion by sador, July 2011

 

The Last Debate

by enanito, May 30-June 4, 2016

1) But first let's hear from Legolas and Gimli [May 30, 7:33am]

2) Gandalf takes his place as principle Enemy of Sauron [Jun 2, 6:54am]

3) Who could truly bear the Ring? [Jun 4, 7:05pm]

 

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 5th Discussion by Curious, August 2011

 

The Black Gate Opens

by Hamfast Gamgee, June 6-12, 2016

part one [Jun 6, 5:12pm]

part two: The mouth of Sauron is not a very nice man [Jun 11, 3:26am]

final part [Jun 12, 6:14pm ]

 

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 5th Discussion by Darkstone, August 2011

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