All about the Nazgul

No fictional enemy is more fearsome than the Nazgul, the nine Ring-wraiths of Middle-Earth. Invisible creatures of shadow in black cloaks with the ability to arouse terror in the most stalwart of men, these evil undead creatures are without equal. Interestingly Continue reading “All about the Nazgul”

Saruman the Green

Saruman had been the leader of the White Council, the body sworn to lead the Free Peoples of Middle Earth in their fight against Sauron. This council had contained the Istari, the five wizards whose sole purpose was to defeat Sauron, as well as several other members with a vested interest in the Dark Lord’s destruction.

There was himself, the white wizard, learned in crafting Continue reading “Saruman the Green”

What We Don’t Know About Orcs of Middle Earth

In Middle Earth there is a lot we don’t know about the world and its peoples, but no species is more under-represented than the orc and its subspecies. Because of the dichromatic nature of Middle Earth, with constant war between good and evil, there is very little reason to explore Continue reading “What We Don’t Know About Orcs of Middle Earth”

What Might Have Happened Had Boromir Lived?

The most emotional scene in The Fellowship of the Ring movie is without a doubt the one where Boromir dies trying to defend Merry and Pippin. It is also one of the saddest in the books, though there the event takes place in The Two Towers. The idea of Boromir finally falling to the power of the ring Continue reading “What Might Have Happened Had Boromir Lived?”

Are Middle Earth and Narnia on the Same Continent?

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth and C.S Lewis’s Narnia are two of the oldest, as well as possibly the most popular fantasy worlds of all time. The two authors were also both members of a writing club, the Inklings. It is quite obvious to anyone who has read both books that both writers drew Continue reading “Are Middle Earth and Narnia on the Same Continent?”

Alternate Universes of Middle Earth

Ah, my first post. I might as well try to make it good. Recently a sequel to the popular game Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor was revealed to be in the works by Monolith Productions, entitled Shadow of War. Of course, with the reveal of a new game in the franchise comes another chapter in an oft Continue reading “Alternate Universes of Middle Earth”