Episode 186

Session 185: Operation: Fool's Hope


May 21st, 2021

2 hrs 13 mins 15 secs

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Episode 185: Council of Elrond Session 61

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In which we discuss how the 3 Elven rings are actually fighting Sauron. Erestor tries to bring the meeting back on topic and brings up concerns about Elrond’s hopeless plan. Gandalf points out that it’s only hopeless to people with no hope. What is the difference between Amdir versus Estel in this instance? What is the false hope which Gandalf warns us of? When is folly the perfect disguise and when is folly just…stupid?
Homework: Where in Tolkien’s Other Translations does he use the word “Quest?”

Field Trip: Wells of Langflood Sundergrot, Stramvarth

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