The Lorehounds: The Second Age - Embracer Acquisition, Amazon Updates, and LOTR Appendices

David and John discuss today’s wild news that Embracer Group is acquiring the rights to the Lord of the Rings universe! We also give you the details you need to know from Amazon’s flood of Twitter promos that are packed with information. We close the podcast with a walkthrough of the LOTR Appendices: which ones you should read, and which you can skip.

The Lorehounds: The Second Age - Chapter 2: The Fall of Númenor

David and John discuss the film, tv, and radio adaptations of Tolkien’s work before telling the story of the Fall of Númenor, a tragedy about the power of fear, which will likely be a storyline in The Rings of Power. Join us to continue our deep dive into the lore behind Amazon’s upcoming series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

We did it! It’s been an epic journey of Tolkien proportions trying to cover The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but we didn’t go it alone. The Bald Move Frodo found their Sam in commissioner “Epic Mouthful”, who hefted us up on their back and carried us up the nearly 3-hour Mt. Doom of a podcast that this turned out to be. Join us on the podcast for the final chapter of our Lord of the Rings coverage!