Coming up for the half century!
One of my favourite bits in 'The History of Middle Earth' was the revelation that Melkor got bored halfway through creating the Orcs, and delegated the task to someone else. Who? Guess...
Part 49: Biodiversity
Next time: Part 50: Say hello to my little friends
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.
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