The Lorehounds: The Rings of Power Lorecast – BONUS: 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.

Questions? Comments? Wild speculation? Send us an email at secondage@baldmove.com and we’ll get back to you on our Epilogue podcast, which will air on August 29, 2022.

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Second Age Upcoming Topics and Release Schedule
Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022)
Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022)
Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022)
Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022)
Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022)
Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022)
Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022)
Epilogue: Listener Q&A – email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022)