By Special Holiday Request: the History of Tolkien’s Elves (part XIII) — 1 Comment

  1. We grouse about Tolkien not having any female characters and we’re right to do so, but damn if Luthien isn’t, hands down, the most powerful and intelligent character, male or female, in all of Middle Earth.

    “Morgoth and everyone in Angband? Yeah, I got a jumped up Sleep spell for that.”

    Also, the Valar are dicks.

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