The History of The Lord of the Rings: Many Partings

Unlike the previous two chapters so alike from first draft to final, this one has many changes. Gandalf makes special note of Frodo and Sam at the feast following Theoden’s funeral. The wizard does not want anyone to forget them … Continue reading

The History of The Lord of the Rings: Farewell to Lórien

An early idea of the travel down the Great River was to have Elven archers accompany them, at least as far as the Great Carrock, an island or rock in the Anduin. Boromir’s attempt to seize the Ring and Frodo’s … Continue reading