Bp& – Orcs – TKN

Gwydion Madawc Williams – 303 – The Uruk-Hai

Por |septiembre 10th, 2021|

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Here we learn what happened to Merry and Pippin,

neatly matching the previous chapter in which their three friends are following.

Where we saw them making deductions about events the two hobbits see and sometimes cause.

From this viewpoint, we learn that there are three bands of Orcs. […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Uglúk – Leg it double quick

Por |agosto 24th, 2016|

The scouts have come back at last,’ said an Orc close at hand.

‘Well, what did you discover?’ growled the voice of Uglúk.

‘Only a single horseman, and he made off westwards. All’s clear now.’ […]

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Rc – Tolkien – Lotr – Orcs – Where there’s a whip there’s a will

Por |agosto 23rd, 2016|

They did not have to wait long.
The orcs were going at a great pace.
Those in the foremost files bore torches.
On they came,
red flames in the dark,
swiftly growing.

Now Sam too bowed his head,
hoping that it would hide his face
when the torches reached them;
and he set their shields
before their knees
to hide their feet. […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Orcs – Being driven unwilling

Por |agosto 23rd, 2016|

The leading orcs came loping along,
panting, holding their heads down.

They were a gang of the smaller breeds

being driven unwilling

to their Dark Lord’s wars;
all they cared for was
to get the march over and escape the whip.

Beside them, running up and down the line,
went two of the […]

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Rc – Tolkien – LotR – This nice friendliness

Por |diciembre 26th, 2015|

For a while the hobbits sat in silence. At length Sam stirred. ‘Well I call that neat as neat,’ he said. ‘If this nice friendliness would spread about in Mordor, half our trouble would be over.’
‘Quietly, Sam,’ Frodo whispered. ‘There may be others about. We have evidently had a very narrow escape, and the hunt […]

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