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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 – Heinlein – Starship Troopers – 100 – Powered armor

Por |septiembre 23rd, 2016|

But, while they have not yet built a machine to replace us, they’ve surely thought up some honeys to help us. The suit, in particular.

No need to describe what it looks like, since it has been pictured so often. Suited up, you look like a big steel gorilla, armed with gorilla-sized […]

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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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