#59—“The Passing of the Grey Company”

 
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After contemplating the ambiguous chapter title, we analyze Aragorn’s choice (if a true choice it is) to take the “paths of the Dead.”

Other themes are the tension between Éowyn and Aragorn (and the second-person pronouns they use), the oath-breaker’s “worship” of Sauron in days past that led to their curse, and the solemn ritual that the Dúnedain perform before departing on their mission.

RANDOM-ASS THEME: Speed-dating.

https://thetolkienheads.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/058-18.12.16-the-passing-of-the-grey-company.mp3

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