Tag Archive: Middle-earth

The Elf and the Orc: Part 11

          Not a week passed before Legolas and a company of Elves rode into Rivendell. Lindariel didn’t bother to look up when her brother entered the court yard, talking to Elrond about… Continue reading

The Elf and the Orc: Part 10

          The Great East Road was a dirt path laden with decayed leaves. Open to all travelers, the road was long and wide enough for two wagons to pull through. It is… Continue reading

Sail Away: Legolas’ Song

“The boat is about to leave; a sigh I’m about to heave…when I turn back, look, and see my best friend standing there…”

“Stand, Men of the West!”: The Virtue of Chivalry in Middle Earth

Read how The Lord of the Rings brings to the fore elements of medieval symbolism and the virtue of chivalry.

The Elf and the Orc: Part 9

            Lindariel was woke mid-morning by Morurty. She grinned at her. “Mistress Mekrunt told me to give you these,” she said, holding out a set of black robes. “Though I’m not… Continue reading

Tolkien and Lewis: The Last Sane Men Standing and Their Understanding of Fantasy

James Gill explores the Christian-based sub-creating methods used by J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

The Romance of Ergon and Thallasai

“Ergon was of human race, keen in eye, fair in face; Thallasai born of elf folk fair, eyes of blue, long gold hair…”

The Elf and the Orc: Part 8

       “May I ask why you are traveling with an Elf-woman?” Skumbog inquired after they had arrived to the Great Hall of Mt. Gram. Skumbog was pea green skinned and dark haired.… Continue reading

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