The Lord of the Rings – Fellowship of the Ring

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 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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