Sunday, January 15, 2012

January 15, 2011


Today in Middle-earth, January 15

Today in Middle-earth, January 15
  • The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, and the fall of Gandalf (1419)
  • The Company reaches Nimrodel late at night (1419)January 15, 3019 (S.R. 1419) 
1. The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, and the fall of Gandalf.
(from the appendices)
“… there came a great noise: a rolling BOOM that seemed to come from depths far below, and to tremble in the stone at their feet. They sprang towards the door in alarm. DOOM, DOOM...”
(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 428 FotR)
2. The Company reaches Nimrodel late at night.
(from the appendices)
“‘Lothlórien!’ cried Legolas. ‘Lothlórien! We have come to the eaves of the Golden Wood. Alas that it is winter…’”
(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 438 FotR)



The Hobbit makes it to the Elite Eight on the MTV Movie Brawl

The Hobbit made it through the Sweet Sixteen round of MTV’s Movie Brawl, and they are now up against Woman in Black in the Elite Eight. As of the posting of this article, they are running neck in neck, so get on over and vote, vote, vote, and then share with your friends on facebook and twitter. Time to swamp the poll everyone. You can find the contest here.

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