0179 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – Akallabêth Re-read Pt 3

So just how was Sauron’s summer vacation in sunny Númenor? Inquiring minds wants to know!!! Topics discussed: Sauron taken captive back to Númenor (what were they thinking?) Sauron corrupts Ar-Pharazôn & Númenor The Faithful led by Amandil Isildur’s great deed (he’s not so bad after all!) Sauron’s temple and sacrifices Númenor continues to prosper(?) If […]

All Tales May Come True

Due to extreme technical difficulties, Episode 179 is delayed by a week. However, I wanted to share with you a sample of my audio-essay “All Tales May Come True”. The full audio-essay and PDF are available to our patrons at Patreon.com/TolkienRoad. Also, as mentioned on the last episode, for the month of October 2019, the first 5 […]

0178 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – Akallabêth Re-read Pt 2

We continue our re-read of “Akallabêth” as we focus on the growing unrest in Númenor, the rise of the last King, Ar-Pharazôn, and the captivity of Sauron. Topics discussed: Early “Akallabêth” recap Sauron returns Adûnakhôr  The Faithful Tar-Palantir Ar-Pharazôn If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! For […]