First and foremost, I think I have to give some background knowledge as to where this post is coming from. I am one of those stereotypical Tolkien fanboys. I love Middle Earth, I love the world Tolkien created – the characters, the languages, the races, the maps, the history… yeah… pretty much the whole thing. […]Read more "“The Children of Húrin” – A Middle Earth work I actually didn’t enjoy"
It all started with what I like to call the “sentient fox in Lord of the rings”. While working my way through the lord of the rings the first time, I came upon this super weird bit: The hobbits are traveling from the Shire, and they sleep outdoors the night. Along walks a fox and […]Read more "Funny Easter-eggs in otherwise serious fantasy novels"