In this chapter, in many ways a counterpart to “Many Meetings” (Bk. 2, Ch. 1), we encounter various manifestations of the inevitability of moving on … before the discussion devolves into a surprisingly insightful reflection on the various interrelated systems of government in Gondor and Middle-Earth.
Our lectio divina section is a vignette of four shadowy figures sitting across from each other—a metaphor for The Tolkien Heads, perhaps—contemplating past, present, and future.
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