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165: Council of Elrond Session 41 11/24
In which Saurman’s breeding programs and plans for conquest are tactfully discussed. Bob remains a hobbit. Gandalf hopes that Barliman forwarded his letter to his friends in the shire (oops). Why didn’t Gandalf lie to Saruman and then run away, and why do very few of Tolkien’s heroes lie?
Field Trip: Vales of Anduin, Avabarg
“Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien