This week we’re looking at the prologue of Fellowship of the Ring with John Carswell from the Tolkien Road podcast. Listen in as we discuss:

  • Men Want Power, not Immortality
  • Elendil’s Battle and Elrond’s Pleading
  • The Ring’s Got a Mind of its Own

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  • Could Sauron have made the ring with one of his eyeballs?! 😜
  • Why didn’t Elrond take the ring from Isildur (in the movie) when he had the chance?
  • Did Elrond know he couldn’t take the Ring himself (when he was with Isildur)?
  • How would we have changed the final battle between Elendil/Gil-galad and Sauron?

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Letters of JRR Tolkien (Revised and Expanded)
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Submit a LOTR Film Change
Make Tolkien Great Again – Tengwar Hat

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Letters of JRR Tolkien (Revised and Expanded)
Make Tolkien Great Again – Tengwar Hat
The Silmarillion
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

🗣 Special Thanks to Austin Robertson for the use of his voice!