The Story of Lúthien and Morgoth
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The Story of Lúthien and Morgoth

Tolkien’s Legendarium is one of the biggest, most popular and most interesting fictional universes we have. It is – in a way – the epitome of a fantasy-based universe and served as a prototype for all later similar universes that are part of the fantasy genre. Tolkien’s universe has a lot of mysteries and while…

What Type of Sword Is Andúril?
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What Type of Sword Is Andúril?

The weaponry of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is an integral part of the whole mythology and it deserves as much attention as all other related questions. Some of the weapons in the franchise are basic and/or simple, but there is a certain number of special(ised) weapons that have a much larger role in…

What Does Bombur Dream of?
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What Does Bombur Dream of?

You know who Obelix is? The “big-boned” Gaul from the French comic book? Well, although he is not as hilarious as Obelix, Tolkien’s Legendarium also has a “big-boned” character that is a fan-favourite and that is Bombur, the fat Dwarf that counts for two Dwarves due to his girth. Bombur is quite benevolent and people…