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Mark Reads ‘The Lord of the Rings': Prologue

In the prologue of The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien sets up the entire book, and there’s a lot of really adorable shit in here. I swear. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Lord of the Rings. … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Appendices: Part II

It seems there’s quite a bit of this book left, so I’m hoping that I can squeeze another post out of these appendices. It’s more apparent to me now that Tolkien had imagined a world so large that massive parts … Continue reading

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Mark Demands All ‘Lord of the Rings’ Stuff He Has Missed

I never properly got a day after finishing Harry Potter to have people send me fandom-created brilliance so I could see what I missed out on. I don’t want to diminish what I’ve read before for Mark Reads, but finish The Lord … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 9

In the ninth and final chapter of The Return of the King, the hobbits settle down in the Shire after a long and chaotic journey, but the sadness is far from over. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to finish … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 8

In the eighth chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, no. No, what are you doing? This book was basically over, Tolkien. What do you think you’re doing to me? If you’re intrigued by this, then … Continue reading

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 7

In the seventh chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, the hobbits make their way back to the Shire. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Lord of the Rings.

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 6

In the sixth chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, the time comes for the fellowship to return home. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Lord of the Rings.

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 5

In the fifth chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, Éowyn and Faramir become friends, and Aragorn fulfills his destiny. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Lord of the Rings.

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 4

In the fourth chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, Gandalf and company learn of the events on Mount Doom. Intrigued? Then it’s time for Mark to read The Lord of the Rings.

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Mark Reads ‘The Return of the King': Book 2, Chapter 3

In the third chapter of the second book of The Return of the King, LOOK, OKAY, THERE WAS A POINT READING THIS WHERE I DON’T THINK I BREATHED OXYGEN FOR AT LEAST FORTY-FIVE SECONDS, AND THAT IS GENERALLY A BAD … Continue reading

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