The History of the Lord of the Rings: A Short Cut to Mushrooms

Farmer Maggot

The encounter with Farmer Maggot was originally much different than the final. Bingo is still a mushroom-stealing rascal, but he earned Maggot’s “black hatred” after he killed one of the farmer’s dogs out of fear the animal would maul him. … Continue reading

The History of The Lord of the Rings: Ancient History

Bag End by Jef Murray

Bingo is much like Frodo to come after Bilbo leaves so abruptly at the birthday party. Bingo still holds parties for Bilbo each year and hangs out with some hobbits to ‘encourage’ them, as Bilbo had. After the initial grief … Continue reading