A couple of sharp-eyed posters from our message board found a secret message from Ian McKellen on the Official Site. In order to access it, proceed to the Official Site and click on the “Explore the Eipc” icon. Bring up the Flash map of Middle-earth and click on the barely perceptable gray dot northwest of Bree. If you don’t get it the first time, keep trying!
A letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to illustrator Doris Sykes will be sold by Hermitage Fine Art Monaco for £15,000 ($25,0000).