All tagged The Lord of the Rings
It feels so surreal to be holding the final proof copy of the book I’ve spent the past year writing and editing, but it’s finally here! And I’m so excited to tell you all about it!
After carrying it as his own for sixty years, Bilbo has felt the weight and the slow-changing power of the One Ring. As he celebrates his Eleventy-first birthday, he has not aged visibly since he was fifty -- an effect of the Ring that leaves his friends and relatives puzzled (and envious).
Chapter II, The Shadow of the Past, begins with Hobbiton reeling over the mysterious disappearance of Bilbo, or as they begin to call him, "Mad Baggins". His story becomes a sort of legend, and there is much gossip about Frodo throughout the area. Gandalf suddenly reappears in the Shire for the first time in over nine years and begins to share with Frodo what he’s learned about the Ring...