Episode 79: Sam is Real Good

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Nine, The Choices of Master Samwise

Characters:

  • Sam – an extremely fearsome enemy (probably a large elf)
  • Frodo – he dead
  • Shelob – still nightmare fuel
  • Shagrat – orc middle management from the Tower of Cirith Ungol
  • Gorbag – orc middle management from Minas Morgul

 

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Episode 78: When You Wish Upon Your Daddy

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Eight, Shelob’s Lair

Characters:

  • Frodo and Sam – Spelunkers
  • Gollum – it’s allllla Gollum now
  • Shelob – pure and utter nightmare fuel

Characters from legend:

  • Earendil – has the silmaril now…and is a star, also the aforementioned Daddy
  • Melkor – original evil.
  • Ungoliant – original nightmare fuel spider.

 

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Episode 77: Tourist Observation Deck

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Seven, The Stairs of Cirith Ungol

Characters:

  • Frodo – Our hero
  • Sam – Our hero wouldn’t have got far without him

Smeagollum – the hero of his own story

The Witch-King of Angmar, the Lord of the Nazgul, the Black Captain – stabbed Frodo once

Mentions:

  • Galadriel – gave Frodo a very important gift
  • Faramir – gave Frodo a less important gift 

Characters from legend:

  • Beren – Had a silmaril one time
  • Earendil – has the silmaril now…and is a star

 

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Episode 76: Make a U Turn, Precious

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Six, Journey to the Crossroads

Characters:

  • Faramir – gone from our pages, but not from our hearts.
  • Frodo and Sam and Gollum – Our walking party. 

 

Following the map of their journey, they walk down from Henneth Annun and end at was it labeled M10, the Crossroads.

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Episode 75: The Fish Tolkien Podcast

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Five, The Window on the West.

Characters:

  • Frodo – a tricksy hobbit
  • Faramir – a tricksy human
  • Smeagollum – a tricksy guide
  • Sam – a hobbit who just wants to do a murder, but isn’t tricksy enough
  • Anborn – probably dies after this chapter

 

In the same map as the last couple weeks we are at Henneth Annûn, this week! (Yes, I just copy and pasted this from last week because the group hasn’t moved)

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Episode 74: Tolkien Gets to Flex

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Five, The Window on the West.

Characters:

  • Frodo – a hobbit with a secret
  • Faramir – a man who wants to know the secret
  • Sam – just blurts out the secret
  • Mablung and Damrod – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are there

 

In the same map as the last couple weeks we are at Henneth Annûn, this week!

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