Episode 57: I2I

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

We have reached the final chapter of the Fellowship of the Ring!

Characters

  • Frodo
  • Sam
  • Merry
  • Pippin
  • Aragorn
  • Legolas
  • Gimli
  • Boromir
  • THE EYE

Locations

Due to the chapters long indecision, the Fellowship is still in the same place it was last chapter, which can be seen here.

 

It’s the end of the book, let us know what you thought!

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Episode 56: Splish Splash

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Fellowship of the Ring, Book Two Chapter Nine: The Great River

Characters

  • The Fellowship – if you haven’t gotten it yet…there is no hope
  • Gollum! – the Pit Pat Creature
  • Mysterious Enemy on a winged creature – Frodo may know more.

Locations

The Fellowship travels down the Anduin this chapter, from Lothlorien towards the Falls of Rauros. You can see a large overview of the journey here, and you can see a close of of the lake and area around the Falls here.

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Episode 55: Blame Celeborn!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Fellowship of the Ring Book 2 Chapter 8, Farewell to Lorien.

Characters

  • The Fellowship – Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Aragorn, Boromir, Legolas, Gimli
  • Galadriel – the Lady of Lothlorian
  • Celeborn – the Lord of Lothlorian
  • Celebrian and Arwen – Galadriel and Celeborn’s daughter and granddaughter, just mentioned.
  • Haldir – a Galadhrim elf
  • Rando elves of the Galadhrim

The Company depart Lothlorien on the Anduin. The same map as last week shows how all the rivers come together.

Stay tuned after we say goodbye for some random Game of Thrones talk as we recorded this the day after season eight premiered and had a difficult time talking about anything else.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 54: Dominating Hobbit

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy read Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2 Chapter 7, the Mirror of Galadriel.

Characters

  • The Fellowship – Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Aragorn, Boromir, Legolas, Gimli
  • Haldir – an elf of the Galadhrim
  • Galadriel – the Lady of Lothlorian
  • Celeborn – the Lord of Lothlorian
  • Rando elves of the Galadhrim

 

The group reach the elvish city of Caras Galadhon and stay there for some time. Here’s a map of Lothlorian and the surrounding areas.

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Episode 53: Pull an Elf

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy, discuss Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2 Chapter 7, Lothlorian

Characters

  • The fellowship – Minus One Wizard
  • Haldir – an elf of Lothlorien
  • Haldir’s brothers –  Rúmil and Orophin
  • The Creature of the PitPats – ????
  • Nimrodel and Amroth – Elves who lived in Lothlórien many years ago. We hear a song about them.

The Journey

The Fellowship make it to from Drimrill Dale to the woods of Lothlorian in this chapter. In the same map as last week, you can see the woods of Lothlorian and where Cerith Amroth (the old centre) is in comparison with Caras Galadhon, the new centre of the city.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 52: Stab a Hobbit

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week we are discussing Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2 Chapter Five, The Bridge of Kazad-Dûm

Characters:

  • The Fellowship!
    • Frodo
    • Sam
    • Merry
    • Pippin
    • Gandalf
    • Gimli
    • Legolas
    • Boromir
    • Aragorn
  • Durin’s Bane
  • Balin, Oin, Ori

The Journey

The Fellowship make it to the far side of Moria and the Misty Mountains, and exit out into the Dimrill Dale. You can get a good look of the area here

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Episode 51: No One Likes Pit Pats

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Podcast, The Lord of the Rings - Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien | 0 comments

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss Fellowship of the Ring, Book 2 Chapter 4, Journey in the Dark.

The Fellowship:

  • Gandalf – Has been to Moria before, wants to take the road through Moria
  • Aragorn – Has also been to Moria before, wanted to avoid it if at all possible
  • Gimli – Wants to go to Moria because Dwarf home!
  • Legolas – Really does not want to go to Moria, because he’s a woodland elf
  • Boromir – Thinks they should just go south on this side of the mountains
  • Sam, Merry, Pippin – Way too excited by the idea of going back to Rivendell
  • Frodo – Reluctantly agrees they must go to Moria, because they cannot turn back yet
  • Bill – The best pony, just along for the ride

Creatures:

  • Some super creepy wolves
  • A weird tentacle monster
  • And the sound of faint footsteps following behind our party…

 

Figures of legend:

  • Durin – father of the dwarves, founder of Khazad-dûm
  • Celebrimbor – grandson of Feanor, last in his line. He made a lot of cool things back in the day, including the three elvish rings, but… Sauron happened

The Journey

The Fellowship in full heads into Moria to make their way directly through the Misty Mountains, instead of taking a pass through the range. .

Follow the red line on this map.

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