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


  • 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.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License