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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-06-2020, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Mithadan
Just finished a reread of that book. Highly...

Just finished a reread of that book. Highly recommended. Has anyone seen the mini-series?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-28-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,984
Posted By Mithadan
As the assembled crowd grew silent and lost in...

As the assembled crowd grew silent and lost in their own thoughts, typically a foreshadowing of a mass exodus from the party to take place shortly, Mithadan smiled. It had been a long time since he...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-20-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 424,557
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Saucepan Man!!!

Happy Birthday Saucepan Man!!!
Forum: Discussion 06-06-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,269
Posted By Mithadan
First, I apologize for getting mired in the COVID...

First, I apologize for getting mired in the COVID mud (no, I have not caught it) and falling behind on this project. I will get moving on it shortly. One of the issues is that the works need to be...
Forum: The Books 05-13-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,216
Posted By Mithadan
Interesting. On the large map linked by...

Interesting. On the large map linked by Huinesoron on October 1, 2019, there is a fairly clear label north of Rivendell that seems to read "Entish Lands."
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-05-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,984
Posted By Mithadan
Mithadan chatted with Lindo, musing upon their...

Mithadan chatted with Lindo, musing upon their old journeys and the friends that they had known but had gone by the wayside as time passed. He smiled. "Those were good times," he thought. "Maybe...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-01-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,984
Posted By Mithadan
Mithadan and his companions applauded. "Lovely...

Mithadan and his companions applauded. "Lovely tunes!" he said with enthusiasm. "Beautiful! What did you think?" He turned to a dubious looking creature, seated to his left.

"Not bad," answer...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-25-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 424,557
Posted By Mithadan
Have a great day, Boro!

Have a great day, Boro!
Forum: The Books 04-04-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Mithadan
Interesting question. It is certainly a fitting...

Interesting question. It is certainly a fitting statement by Galadriel to Sam, and by extension by Tolkien to the readers of his subcreation. But is he making this statement in a broad sense; magic...
Forum: The Books 04-03-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Mithadan
"Magic," to the Elves was not something...

"Magic," to the Elves was not something exceptional. Rather, it was something inherent in their nature; the way they manifest their power and skills. While not clear, it seems that Elven "magic" was...
Forum: The Books 04-03-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Mithadan
Thumbs up Very impressive. Add some footnotes to sources...

Very impressive. Add some footnotes to sources and you can submit it for publication.
Forum: The Books 03-29-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Mithadan
Thank you. The last thing I need is another...

Thank you.

The last thing I need is another edition that I will be tempted to display on a shelf.

I have opted for a (hopefully) lightly handled early 1970s Ballantine paperback edition. I will...
Forum: The Books 03-28-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Mithadan
I have amused myself, considering the amount of...

I have amused myself, considering the amount of relatively free time that I have on my hands right now, by browsing eBay for an appropriate reading copy. This is the first time in roughly 15 years...
Forum: The Books 03-26-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Mithadan
Recommendations for a reading copy?

I have discussed elsewhere on these boards my history of acquiring Tolkien's writings. Today, I picked up my "reading copy" of LoTR (single volume, hardcover, circa 2004 - not the Big Red One) to...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-26-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,984
Posted By Mithadan
“Losssst! Lossst! Lossst we are and we shall...

“Losssst! Lossst! Lossst we are and we shall never find it. My preciousssss!”

Mithadan glared at the tiny dragon hovering over his shoulder. “Enough!” he cried. “We are not lost.”

“You could...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-24-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,984
Posted By Mithadan
*knock, knock. Mithadan groaned and rubbed...

*knock, knock.

Mithadan groaned and rubbed the sleep from his eyes. What was that sound? The sun was barely up, and he had not even had any coffee. Heed no nightly noises, he thought, and rolled...
Forum: The Books 03-21-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,019
Posted By Mithadan
The characterization that the plague was carried...

The characterization that the plague was carried "on the wind" is a typical archaic reference. The recognition of means of transmission is a modern discovery. I have seen the Spanish Flu from 1918...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 424,557
Posted By Mithadan
Rimbaud!!!!

Rimbaud!!!!
Forum: The Books 03-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,019
Posted By Mithadan
Ouch...

Ouch...
Forum: Discussion 03-19-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,269
Posted By Mithadan
I am posting stories first from authors that I...

I am posting stories first from authors that I recognize as members of this forum. Otherwise, they are being posted in no particular order.

If an author objects to their story being posted, let me...
Forum: The Red Book 03-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,411
Posted By Mithadan
Recollections of a Dúnedain Ranger By: Snowdog (originally posted February 14, 2005)

Recollections of a Dúnedain Ranger

By: Snowdog (originally posted February 14, 2005)

Year 121 of the Fourth Age of Middle Earth

"I am Gilrénna, daughter if Halcwyn, daughter of Halasían and...
Forum: Discussion 03-17-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,269
Posted By Mithadan
My present goal is to post one "new" story from...

My present goal is to post one "new" story from the old Forum each week. I have a few requests already. Any suggestions or nominations from those who recall the old Forum?"
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-17-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mithadan
OK, I'll bite. Targlin was an early and rejected...

OK, I'll bite. Targlin was an early and rejected name for Maeglin and an early name for galvorn, the metal that Eol's sword was made from. That's all I can find. Is there another Targlin?

*First...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-14-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 424,557
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Burrahobbit!!!

Happy Birthday Burrahobbit!!!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-13-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Mithadan
Thank you for sharing both the pictures as well...

Thank you for sharing both the pictures as well as the narrative.

Tolkien, of course, embarked upon the creation of the early versions of his Legendarium as a mythology for England. While his...
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