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The history of Middle-Earth (chibi version): Part 10: Victory in Arda

21st February 2013 (14:15)

Doesn't time seem to pass so quickly sometimes? It's Thursday already...

Word List: Arda = Earth, the created world.

Part 10: Victory in Arda

Next time: Part 11: Springtime of Arda

Chibis by tektek.org
Original story by and copyright to J R R Tolkien, ed. C Tolkien: Primarily based on the Silmarillion, but incorporating ideas from the 12-volume History of Middle Earth series. Again, apologies to any Australians reading this for implying that your country's wildlife was designed by the Dark Lord Sauron.
Questions and comments welcome!


Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 21st February 2013 15:48 (UTC)

They're mammals but they lay eggs, and they have poisoned spurs. Clearly an early trial run by the guy who would go on to make orcs, trolls and Nazgûl...

Posted by: curiouswombat (curiouswombat)
Posted at: 21st February 2013 18:35 (UTC)

It's all clear when you explain it...

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 22nd February 2013 03:46 (UTC)

I don't think Sauron made wombats, however. They're too cute. :)

Posted by: Beer Good (beer_good_foamy)
Posted at: 21st February 2013 18:51 (UTC)

Now I'm picturing the ringwraiths using platypi as... well, they're too small to be mounts, obviously, but kind of like surfboards. (Hence the flat tail.)

Black robes flapping in the ocean breeze as they hang ten off the Great Barrier Reef.

(And it just struck me that the island Melkor filled with spiders and snakes is Australia. Cool.)

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