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Goldenrod Gardener
A fun loving, LOTR fan who loves to write and read, and hang out with friends.
A fun loving, LOTR fan who loves to write and read, and hang out with friends.
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Of the Darkening of Valinor ~Silmarillion Chapter 8~
First off, apologies for the VERY late posting. My excuse is as follows: sibling, car crash, hospital. All is well and the aforementioned sibling shall be quite alright, but it has thrown off my regularity. Explanation complete, and now for Spiders and Tree...

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Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor <br /> ~Silmarillion Chapter 7 ~
Yes, my friends, we have finally arrived at the titular Silmarils.  Fëanor created the three Silmarils, like gem in form, holding the light of the Trees. As with all things great and wondrous, the Silmarils caught the eye of Melkor. He doubled his efforts t...

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Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor <br /> ~ Silmarillion Chapter 6 ~
After Melkor was caught, there was a long peace, during which Fëanor son of Finwë was born. After giving birth, his mother Míriel did not want to live, and lay down in the gardens of Lórien, never to wake. Fëanor married Nerdanel, and together they had seve...

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Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor <br /> ~ Silmarillion Chapter 6 ~
After Melkor was caught, there was a long peace, during which Fëanor son of Finwë was born. After giving birth, his mother Míriel did not want to live, and lay down in the gardens of Lórien, never to wake. Fëanor married Nerdanel, and together they had seve...

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Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalië
Geography,  yet another division of elves, and an introduction to the Noldor with whom the Silmarillion is chiefly concerned.  At long last, the main of the Teleri host followed their new king, Olwë, to Valinor. Of the Teleri that did NOT follow Olwë, there...

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The Return of Goldenrod Gardener
I'm back!  In case you were wondering what had become of me since my last post on July 2nd, I shall enlighten you. First, I decided to take a break and focus on other things for a bit. Then I got really busy, then I went on vacation for three weeks (ending ...
The Return of Goldenrod Gardener
The Return of Goldenrod Gardener
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Of Thingol and Melian
While the Teleri were resting on their journey to Valinor, Elwë (afterwards called "Elu Thingol") chanced upon the wood of Nan Elmoth, and there found Melian the Maia, singing. He fell in love, and did not return to his people, so they went on without him. ...
Of Thingol and Melian
Of Thingol and Melian
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The Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor
Featuring artist Janka Lateckova

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The Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor
Featuring artist Janka Lateckova

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The Silmarillion: Obscure Editions
When you are behind on a post about the contents of a book, why not talk about its cover?  While there are many gorgeous copies of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, book-buying Tolkien fans have found a lack of beautiful copies of the Silmarillion. One'...
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