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The History of Middle-earth (chibi version) - Part 162 - Gang colours

23rd October 2014 (13:53)

Guess which Shakespeare play I studied at school? :)

Also, today's cartoon contains an in-joke for people who know the laws of heraldry...

Fëanor's audience is all the grandchildren of Finwë, assembled together.

Part 162: Gang colours

Next time: Part 163: Resistible Rise of Fëanor

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.
Questions and comments welcome!


Posted by: gillo (gillo)
Posted at: 23rd October 2014 12:58 (UTC)

At least there isn't a joke about pushing maids to the walls. Or crude obscure references to fish.

Love this!

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 23rd October 2014 14:20 (UTC)


Yeah, I did originally think about including more of the scene into the cartoon (or dedicating an entire one to it), but then I decided that rape jokes aren't really appropriate for this cartoon, even if they're ones written by William Shakespeare. (Though what I would actually have done is had Aredhel or Galadriel saying to Carinthir, "Try putting me to the wall and you'll lose a hand, mate.")

Posted by: gillo (gillo)
Posted at: 23rd October 2014 14:53 (UTC)
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I'd like to see anyone even try that line with Galadriel!

There's always Three households, all alike in dignity...

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