Brandon Vogt

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Win the ‘One Ring to Rule Them All’

If you’re a fan of The Lord of the Rings, or enjoy malevolent world domination, I’m running a quick one-day competition over on my Facebook fan page. One randomly chosen winner will receive the One Ring to Rule Them All (I can’t confirm whether it’s a replica or the real deal; you’ll have to try it on). To enter, just … Continue reading

The Hobbit: In One Picture

Below is the entire story of The Hobbit in just one picture. You start in the lower right, following the path, and end in the upper right at the Lonely Mountain. Click below to enlarge or download this as desktop wallpaper on the creator’s DeviantArt website, madbatter. (HT: 101 Books)

"You will unite or you will fall. Each race is bound to this fate, this one doom."

Early in The Lord of Rings, there’s this climactic scene where leaders from every race gather at Rivendell. They are called in response to a common threat, an enemy which intends to destroy all of Middle Earth. Yet each character arrives leery. Histories of oppression and abuse plague their relationships and each wonders whether they can fight together. But then Elrond, … Continue reading

Fans of epic adventure, rejoice!

I’m cleaning up my drool after watching the new trailer for The Hobbit, which will hit theaters in December 2012. If you haven’t read the book yet, the release date gives you a plenty of time to finish it before seeing the film. “I’m looking for someone to share in an adventure….” – Gandalf “The Lord of the Rings is … Continue reading

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