Dragons vs Wyverns: The Question of Smaug

Tolkien Smaug Artwork 2

– No ‘The Hobbit’ spoilers

I love dragons. They’re simply the most fascinating creatures in any mythology or fantasy story – capable of breathing fire and roaming the skies (among other things). Modern-day narratives seem to place these beings on the good side, and whilst still intriguing, I rather  prefer the good-old evil and nasty creatures from European literature.
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Memorable confrontations in Film and Literature: Part II

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The second part of my list of “Memorable Confrontations” from all aspects of literature, film and TV … enjoy! 🙂
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Memorable confrontations in Film and Literature: Part I

mc1– A slightly unrelated Tolkien topic (though not entirely)…

We’ve all been in that very tense, awkward but thrilling moment when the main character in a story finally gets to met his or her long sought-after enemy (or archenemy in some cases).
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Tolkien Week is here!

up– Let the festivities commence!

Whether you’re a fanatic of the films, an unflinching Tolkien purist or simply a mixture of both, this should be the best week in an otherwise dull month … (end of summer, rain, strong winds – unless you’re living in the Southern Hemisphere, that is.)
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