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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors

Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »
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The Lord of the Rings
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Summary: The Lord of the Rings

One Ring to rule them all,
One Ring to find them,

One Ring to bring them all
and in the darkness bind them

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring to rule all the others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and remained lost until after many ages it fell by chance into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo, and was then bequeathed to his young nephew, Frodo. The Lord of the Rings tells of the quest undertaken by Frodo together with the fellowship of the ring: Gandalf the wizard; Merry, Pippin, and Sam, the hobbits; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir, man of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger named Strider.

Their quest was perilous: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

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The Silmarillion
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The Silmarillion
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