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Tolkien Essays

Thoughtful exploration and exposition of Tolkien's Legendarium

Welcome to Tolkien Essays

About this site

The essays

A look into the Black Riders, also known as the Nazgûl, answering common questions regarding their powers, their origins, and some what-if scenarios involving the Rings.

A detailed and text-based investigation into the nature and origin of Orcs.

The Rings of Power
The history of the Rings with accompanying exposition on their powers and ultimate fate.

Tom Bombadil
He is a merry fellow. Bright blue his jacket is, and his boots are yellow. And also…what exactly is he?

Thanks for reading

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