Watching the Return of the King for uh, examples for class. There’s just such a straight cultural through-line between Tolkien > D&D > WoW.

Does Gandalf’s magic keep his clothes super clean? Is that what happens when you become the White Wizard?

Éowyn’s arc is very queer, pass it on.

She basically she tells Aragorn she loves him as a man and as a fellow soldier, for starters, at Helm’s Deep. And then of course, we all know what she gets up to in the Return of the King.

Has anyone written anything about the Eye of Barad-Dûr and the Panopticon?

We don’t spend enough time talking about how Boromir was completely fucking wrong, and his arc was about dying knowing he was wrong?

Frodo and Sam DID simply walk into Mordor.

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Frodo: “I’m glad to be here with you, Samwise Gamgee, here at the end of all things.”

Me, an intellectual: 😭😭😭😭😭

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