sons of hurin

MALE ELVES ARE MY FALL

I'ts hard for me love somebody else when my heart i'ts divided between, Thranduil, Elrond, Legolas, Lindir, Celeborn, Meludir,Glorfindel, Erestor, Elrohir,Elladan, Haldir, Fitwig, Thingol, Oropher, Gil-galad, /a thousand of male elves more/

hurin’s children, part 6

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CHAPTER 14: THE JOURNEY OF MORWEN AND NIENOR TO NARGOTHROND

Thank goodness, finally Morwen is back. This is going to be a long chapter summary, because I can’t resist quoting her constantly. So! She is pestering Thingol about whether she’s allowed to go look for her son, who is surely STARVING IN THE WOODS or ENCHANTED BY A DRAGON or perhaps DOES NOT HAVE A PROPER GRAVE and needs her help!! Thingol, who addresses her exclusively as “Lady of Dor-Lomin” (he’s so respectiful! it’s impossible to disrespect Morwen Eledhwen.), begs her to be cautious because Morgoth always pulls shit like this. He also refers to Turin as “the son of Hurin,” because he’s bitter that his adoptive son ran away from him. aw.

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All Those F-ing Elves: A Guide to the Names of the House of Finwë for First-Timers

Have all those F-ing Elf names got you in a bind? One of the greatest challenges to understanding The Silmarillion can be the huge cast of characters, many of whom have similar-sounding names! You’re not alone! Stanley Unwin, reading an early manuscript of The Silmarillion, called them “eye-splitting Celtic names” and said people wanted to read more about Hobbits! Turns out he was half-right, as Tolkien then went on to write The Lord of the Rings, but lucky for us he also never stopped working on The Silmarillion.

If you’re having trouble not calling Finrod a nimrod, and if FiNARFin makes you think of Pinky and the Brain (actually those are probably pretty good mnemonics) here’s a short guide to keeping their names straight: 

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(It’s finally finished omg ;w; Here it is!)

THE CHILDREN OF HURIN/TURIN TURAMBAR PLAYLIST

1. Everyone Is Someone’s - Rio en Medio: Turin Son of Hurin (Childhood) // 2. My Sister’s Tiny Hands - Andrew Bird: Lalaith (Childhood) // 3Latika’s Theme - A.R. Rahman, Suzanne: Meeting Beleg (Doriath) // 4. Lovely Bloodflow - Baths: Turin wanders (Outlaws) // 5Lost Love - Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle: Death of Beleg // 6. Aurora Australis - Emilie Simon: Wanderings of Gwindor &Turin (Mourning Beleg) // 7. Eight Melodies - St Paul’s Cathedral Choir: Nargothrond (Finduilas)  // 8. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood- Santas Esmeralda: The Mormegil (The Black Sword of Nargothrond) // 9. A Hero Comes Home - Robin Wright-Penn: FInduilas’s Love // 10. Special Death- Mirah: Glaurung // 11. Ice Symphony - Osamu Kubota: The Sack of Nargothrond (Finduilas Captured/Dragon Spell) // 12. Worsening - Baths: Turin Deceived (The Search for Finduilas) // 13. Wong Chia Chi’s Theme - Alexandre Desplat: Finding Nienor (Niniel: The Tear-Maiden) // 14. Green Birds - Yoko Kanno: Niniel in Brethil (Learning) // 15. Time in a Bottle - Jim Croce: Romance of Turambar and Niniel // 16. Blue Moon - Chromatics: Turambar’s Final Proposal // 17. Psalm 23 (“From The Vicar of Dibley”) - Voxcetera: A Midsummer Wedding (Happy Days) // 18. The Cheek of Night - Abel Korzeniowski: Turambar Pursues Glaurung (Niniel Pursues Turambar) // 19. Icarus (Feat. Julie Elven) - Ivan Torrent: The Slaying of Glaurung // 20. Après Un Rêve - ALI PROJECT: The Spell Lifted (The Death of Nienor Niniel) // 21. Eternal Love - Abel Korzeniowski: The Death of Turin Turambar (Burial)  

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