The Tolkien Road – Ep87 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C5 – The White Rider – Pt1

Concerning “The White Rider”, Book 3, Chapter 5 of The Lord of the Rings, from Merry and Pippin’s fate to Gandalf’s return…

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Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through Middle-earth. On this episode, we continue our journey through The Lord of the Rings with the first part of Book 3, Chapter 5, “The White Rider.” By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion…

  • Announcements, correspondence, etc – 1:00
  • More on Ents – 8:30
  • Who was the old man? – 17:30
  • Trying to piece together Merry and Pippin’s fate – 24:45
  • Caught in the Net – 33:00
  • Gandalf the White – 40:00
  • Why Gandalf’s Death Isn’t Bad Storytelling – 50:15
  • Haiku Time – 59:00

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The Tolkien Road – Ep85 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C4 – Treebeard – Pt2

Concerning “Treebeard”, Book 3, Chapter 4 of The Lord of the Rings

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Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien. On this episode, we continue our journey through The Lord of the Rings with the second part of Book 3, Chapter 4, “Treebeard.” By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion…

  • Announcements/Correspondence/Etc – 1:00
  • Wellinghall/Ent-Draught – 17:30
  • “Nobody is altogether on my side…” – 23:30
  • Saruman’s Goals – 30:30
  • Ents and Entwives – 40:00
  • The Song of the Entwives – 53:30
  • Haiku Time – 1:00:00

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The Tolkien Road – Ep84 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C4 – Treebeard – Pt1

Concerning “Treebeard”, Book 3, Chapter 4 of The Lord of the Rings…

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Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien. On this episode, we continue our journey through The Lord of the Rings with the first part of Book 3, Chapter 4, “Treebeard.” By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion…

  • Announcements & Correspondence – 1:00
  • What Fangorn Is Like – 23:00
  • Introducing Treebeard – 27:00
  • The Lore of Living Creatures – 32:00
  • Off to Treebeards’ Home – 38:00
  • Appendix F: Concerning Ents – 41:00
  • The Story of the Ents – 44:00
  • Treebeard’s Song – 52:30
  • Haiku Time – 59:00

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The Tolkien Road – Ep82 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C2 – The Riders of Rohan

Concerning “The Riders of Rohan”, Book 3, Chapter 2 of The Lord of the Rings…

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Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien. On this episode, we continue our journey through The Lord of the Rings with Book 3, Chapter 2, “The Riders of Rohan.” By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion…

  • Announcements, correspondence, etc (1:00)
  • The Lay of the Land/Gondor Poem (7:50)
  • In Pursuit of Orcs (13:15)
  • Riders! (18:55)
  • Éomer, the Rohirrim, and Strange Days (22:45)
  • Aragorn Declares Himself (29:50)
  • “How shall a man judge what to do in such times?” (38:30)
  • Horseman, Horse-elf, Horse-dwarf? (41:00)
  • “The counsel of Gandalf was not founded on foreknowledge or safety…” (43:00)
  • Fangorn, Living Forest (45:00)
  • The Old Man (47:40)
  • Haiku (52:30)

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