GRR Martin vs Tolkien: Character Deaths in The Silmarillion [count]

Tolkien vs Martin

Can Tolkien beat G.R.R. Martin in the number of character deaths?

Just to pass the time, I decided to mark every page where the death of a named character occurs in The Silmarillion (excluding Akallabêth and Of The Rings of Power). 

This was inspired by a hilarious image circulating the internet which compares J.K. Rowling’s and G.R.R. Martin’s own character deaths in their stories. Continue reading

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