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Tolkien’s Magical Inventory

The mystical athelas herb, along with the talking troll purse, virtue-imbued staffs, enchanted barrow swords, and spiritually-infused lembas, are all unique examples of Tolkien’s wild creative genius.

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Cool Like Bombadillo

J.R.R. Tolkien’s character of Tom Bombadil was based on one of the author’s beloved childhood toys—a doll that accidentally got flushed down a toilet. Many Tolkien aficionados wish that the enigmatic inhabitant of the Old Forest had stayed in that loo, never to resurface in Tolkien’s subconscious.

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The Ring: From Middle-Earth to Modern History

Recently I had the honor to be a guest blogger for Jens Hansen and write an article on the ring as jewelry. The following is a sample of my submission. [A ring is] “The article of jewelry around which centers tradition, antiquity, utility and symbolic meaning of the greatest reverential character.” In the JRR Tolkien classics, The Hobbit and The ...

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Pre-order Tales of Wilderland for One Ring RPG

Exciting news from Cubicle 7 Publishing and Sophisticated Games! “Where are you taking us?” “Into the Wild.” -Frodo and Aragorn, The Fellowship of the Ring Cubicle 7 Publishing and Sophisticated Games have an exciting year coming up for The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild table-top role-playing! They’re already taking pre-orders for the first supplement for the ...

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