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 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 73: Frodo’s Twilight Moment

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Four, Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit.

Characters:

  • Frodo- Nap-master
  • Sam – Chef
  • Smeagollum – Sous Chef
  • Faramir – Captain of Gondor
  • Mablung and Damrod – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

In the same map as the last two weeks you can see how the Frodo/Sam journey line goes off to the side of Mordor and enters an area with trees. That’s where we are in this chapter!

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Episode 71: Fish and Subjugation

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Two, The Passage of the Marshes.

Characters:

  • Frodo- The Master of Smeagol
  • Sam – The One Who Does not Trust Smeagol
  • Gollum/Smeagol – is Smeagol

Here is a link to the same map as last week, continuing the trios journey across the Dead Marshes to the Black Gate

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Episode 70: Gollum-Off Round One

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter One, The Taming of Smeagol.

Characters:

  • Frodo- Yay! Back to our Ringbearer!
  • Sam – Yay! And his stalwart gardener!
  • Gollum/Smeagol – …he’s here too. Making more pit pats!
  • Maybe a black rider?

Here you can see a map of Frodo and Sam’s journey from the Breaking of the Fellowship to where they made their way through the Emyn Muil and met up with Gollum, moving toward the Dead Marshes and ultimately Mordor

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