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The craftsmen, blacksmiths, and even celestial makers of Tolkien's middle-Earth frequently find themselves straying from the straight and narrow path laid out for them by Ilúvatar. In this episode we look at some examples of these makers to see what qualities they share that might account for their vulnerability, and how some are able to avoid it.
Works Referenced This Episode
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Three. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: (II) The Second Phase: Laws and Customs among the Eldar, Of Naming"
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", Note on Mother-names
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