January 18th, 2018

Golden Hair

The War of the Ring

The War of the Ring: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part Three by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

This covers the second half of Two Towers and the first half of Return. Less fumbling about for inspiration than the opening -- but some, with the future Orthanc stone first being just shattered when it hits the ground, or Faramir's name and relationship to Boromir -- and a lot of work with time tables. (This is what happens when you split up the party and four separate courses of events have to interweave.)

snow and light

A squirrel inches along the snowy branches, picking off buds and nibbling. It ventures too far, and must grab, quickly, and still ends up swinging under the branch like a sloth.
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