The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0175 – September 2019 Mailbag

On our first monthly mailbag, we cover the following and many other fascinating Tolkien topics:

If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per month via Patreon!

For more on this episode and The Tolkien Road podcast, please visit or Also, follow us on Twitter via @TolkienRoad.

Please send correspondence to

5 Responses

  1. Thank you. I couldn’t remember if it was the bats or the wargs, for some reason I kept thinking that it was the bats. But Bethany is right that Tolkien makes it very clear which are the five armies.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Get The Tolkien Road

It will help you…

  • Grasp the book’s complex structure.
  • Become familiar with key plot points.
  • Visualize the changing world with simple maps.
  • Deepen your appreciation of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.