Episode 48: Magical Girl Glorfindel

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week we discuss Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2, Chapter 1, Many Meetings

Characters

  • Frodo – our main hobbit
  • Sam, Merry, and Pippin – friends of main hobbit
  • Surprise Bilbo! – The main hobbit from the previous book…the Hobbit.
  • Gandalf – a return of our missing wizard. Still cagey about where’s he been.
  • Aragorn/Strider/Dunadan – Strider collects more names
  • Gloin – a dwarf that we, and Frodo, recognize from Bilbo’s adventures
  • Elrond – A very powerful elf
  • Arwen – Elrond’s daughter
  • Glorfindel – a literal magical girl.

No travel in this chapter! The party is at Rivendell.

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Episode 47: Anyways, They Continue Walking

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy prove, once again, that we are not qualified to do this podcast.

Characters

  • Frodo – a hobbit, has recently been stabbed.
  • Sam/Merry/Pippin – Frodo’s friend hobbits, have not been stabbed.
  • Strider – Human Ranger, also not stabbed
  • Glorfindel – an Elf from Rivendell, and also died fighting a Balrog in the Silmarillion.
  • Black Riders – All Nine!

This chapters has the group (still not a Fellowship) walking from Weathertop , crossing the Hoarwell River, through the Trollshaws (pit stop to see Bilbo’s trolls), and then across the Bruinen towards Rivendell.

Here’s a good map showing the journey so far.

Tumblr Prophesies

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Episode 46: They’re Multiplying

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss chapter 11 of Fellowship of the Ring, A Knife in the Dark.

Characters

  • Frodo – Our main, ring bearing hobbit.
  • Sam/Merry/Pippin – Frodo’s friends
  • Fatty Bolger – the Hobbit left behind.
  • Strider – Our mysterious Ranger friend, who knows things
  • Bill Ferny – A suspicious man.
  • Butterbur – The owner of the Prancing Pony.
  • Black Riders Return!

Characters from Legend

  • Gil-Galad – A Noldor King, now deceased
  • Elendil – and Numenorean King, now deceased
  • Beren – a human who fell in love with elf Princess Luthian, now deceased
  • Luthian – an Elf Princess, now deceased

This chapters has the group (not yet a Fellowship) journeying from Bree to Weathertop through the Midgewater Marshes and the Weatherhills.

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Episode 45: These Are My Sons

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Episode 45: These Are My Sons

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss chapter 11 of Fellowship of the Ring, A Knife in the Dark.

Characters

  • Frodo – Our main, ring bearing hobbit.
  • Sam/Merry/Pippin – Frodo’s friends
  • Strider – Our mysterious Ranger friend, who knows things
  • Bill Ferny – A suspicious man.
  • Butterbur – The owner of the Prancing Pony.
  • Bob/Nob – Employees of the Prancing Pony.

This chapter all takes place within one room in the Prancing Pony. Very easy.

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Episode 44: KnoBob

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week we discuss Chapter 9, At the Sign of the Prancing Pony.

Characters

  • Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin – our four hobbits of the Shire.
  • Harry, a (the?) gatekeeper
  • Barliman Butterbut – a Bree man, the proprietor of the Prancing Pony
  • Nob – a hobbit, works for Barliman
  • Strider – a ranger – is called Strider because of his very long (attractive) legs.

Places

This chapter takes place entirely within the town of Bree, the main village of the Bree-land.

 

 

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Episode 43: Tom Bombadil’s Yelp

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as they read Chapter 8 of the Fellowship of the Ring, Fog on the Barrow Downs.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Tom Bombadil
  • Goldberry
  • THE HAND

Locations

This chapters takes place within the Barrow Downs on the border of the Shire and the Old Forest. In the Eriador region of Middle Earth.

Learn more about Barrow Wights here.

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Episode 42: Tom Bombadil is Waiting

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy as they read Chapter 7 of the Fellowship of the Ring, In the House of Tom Bombadil.

Characters

  • Frodo Baggins
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Merry Brandybuck
  • Pippin Took
  • Tom Bombadil
  • Goldberry

Locations

This chapters takes place solely within the house of Tom Bombadil, which is within the Old Forest.

Tom Bomdadil Theories

 

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