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Lothlorien Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP038

10/8/2018
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Gandalf has fallen during his battle with the Balrog. The rest of the Company has been scattered – running out of the Gates and down the age-worn steps of the threshold of Moria. Beyond hope, they reached open skies. On this episode of the Secret Fire Podcast we begin the journey to Lothlorien in The […] The post Lothlorien Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP038 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:08:17

The Bridge Of Khazad-dum Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP037

8/28/2018
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At the Bridge of Khazad-dum the Company comes face-to-face with a power-terror, a demon of might: a Balrog! Once a Maia corrupted by Melkor, this foe is any in the Fellowship save Gandalf. Gandalf, as a member of the Istari, is of the Maiar too. But he has the Secret Fire on his side. Join […] The post The Bridge Of Khazad-dum Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP037 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:03:59

The Bridge Of Khazad-dum Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP036

8/2/2018
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In the Chamber of Mazarbul, where the Company of the Ring discovered the tomb of Balin son of Fundin, the stakes are about to become the highest that the Fellowship has yet experienced. The fierceness and the love of hobbits is striking as we make our way to the Bridge of Khazad-dum. The Fierceness of […] The post The Bridge Of Khazad-dum Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP036 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:05:24

A Journey In The Dark Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP035

6/26/2018
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After a night spent in the great cavernous hall in Moria, oppressed by the chill air and darkness all about, Sam wondered what could drive the dwarves to make such holes. Gimli, slighted at the insult, rose and began to chant the Song of Durin. Join us as we continue our adventure through the Lord […] The post A Journey In The Dark Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP035 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:18:34

A Journey In The Dark Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP034

6/6/2018
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The Gates of Moria have been opened. But as Frodo strode forward to enter he felt something seize him. As the others were seemingly fixed in place, Sam took action. Yet, at the same time, Bill the pony dashed away into the darkness. Samwise Gamgee had to make a decision. We discuss his choice and […] The post A Journey In The Dark Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP034 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:04:41

A Journey In The Dark Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP033

5/2/2018
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Cruel Caradhras has been satisfied. The Company has been routed. On this episode of Secret Fire Podcast we make our way to the Gates of Moria and begin a journey in the dark as we examine book II, chapter 4 of the Lord Of The Rings. A Journey In The Dark It has been several […] The post A Journey In The Dark Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP033 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:35:53

The Ring Goes South Pt. 4, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP032

3/13/2018
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The Redhorn Gate. The most malevolent foe that the Company has encountered since leaving Rivendell is the mountain known as Caradhras the Cruel. Is there anything that can help them to survive? Join us as we complete The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter 3, The Ring Goes South. The Ring Goes South, Pt. […] The post The Ring Goes South Pt. 4, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP032 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:00:57:47

The Ring Goes South Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP031

2/28/2018
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The Company left the road at the Ford of Bruinen to follow narrow paths southwards into the land that men call Hollin. Eregion was its name when Elves lived there in happier days. Gimli knows all about this land. But how? Join us as we continue reading The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter […] The post The Ring Goes South Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP031 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:00:56:24

The Ring Goes South Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP030

2/6/2018
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The tale of Nine is filled. Representatives from the Free Folk of Middle-earth will accompany Frodo, though no oath of bond is laid upon them to go further than they will. Now seven days of preparations begin. Join us as we continue to read through The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter 3, The […] The post The Ring Goes South Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP030 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:04:19

The Ring Goes South Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP029

1/2/2018
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The history of the One Ring has been told. The conflict has been defined and Frodo Baggins has been appointed to carry the burden of Middle-earth to the fires of Mount Doom. Samwise Gamgee will go with his master. Join us as we begin reading through The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter 3, […] The post The Ring Goes South Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP029 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:19:17

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 8, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP028

12/5/2017
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The Council of Elrond is coming to a close. The representatives of the free peoples of Middle-earth have shared their tales and heard the whole history of the One Ring. But one question remains: What shall be done with it? Join us as we conclude this chapter of The Lord of the Rings. The Council […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 8, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP028 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:20:10

Special: Interview with C.S. Lewis’ stepson Douglas Gresham | SFPS002

11/28/2017
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We take a break from our normal adventures through The Lord of the Rings this week in order to once again open up the vaults at the old, defunct Middle-earth Network, brush aside Shelob’s webs, and bring you a fantastic interview with Douglas Gresham, the stepson of C.S. Lewis. Douglas Gresham Mr. Gresham is an […] The post Special: Interview with C.S. Lewis’ stepson Douglas Gresham | SFPS002 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:00:48:29

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 7, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP027

11/21/2017
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We find Gandalf imprisoned on the pinnacle of Orthanc. He does not even the room to properly pace and brood over the state of affairs in Middle-earth. Saruman has fallen, the Riders are scouring the North in search of the One Ring, and Frodo is without a powerful Wizard at his side. Join us as […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 7, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP027 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:06:44

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 6, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP026

10/31/2017
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The time has come for Gandalf the Grey to address the Council of Elrond. He will fill in the missing gaps in the story of the One Ring and give account of the conspicuously absent Saruman the White. Join us as we continue reading through The Lord of the Rings. The Council Of Elrond, Pt. […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 6, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP026 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:06:10

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 5, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP025

10/24/2017
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Tension is building in the Council of Elrond. Galdor requests testimony from Saruman – who is learned in the lore of the Rings, Glóin is quick to resurrect old wrongs already set right, and Gandalf and Elrond struggle to maintain order. Join us as we continue reading through The Lord of the Rings, book II, […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 5, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP025 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:03:34

Special: Interview with J.R.R. Tolkien Scholar Dr. Tom Shippey | SFPS001

10/17/2017
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On this special episode of the Secret Fire Podcast we share an interview with noted scholar, Dr. Tom Shippey. Tom is a retired professor of Middle and Old English, and is considered one of the leading scholars of the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. Plus his knowledge of Beowulf is incredible! Tom Shippey Interview on Middle-earth […] The post Special: Interview with J.R.R. Tolkien Scholar Dr. Tom Shippey | SFPS001 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:00:38:25

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 4, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP024

10/10/2017
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As the sun is climbing to noon over the Council of Elrond Bilbo tells of his finding of the Ring. Frodo, less willingly, recounts all his dealing with the Ring from the day that it passed into his keeping. Afterward, Gandalf tells all he has learned, and whether it is the One which Sauron seeks. […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 4, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP024 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:04:40

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP023

10/3/2017
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Before Elrond drew the tale of the Last Alliance of Elves and Men to a close, he spoke of the men of Gondor who still fight and defy the enemies of the free-folk. It was then that Boromir, son of Denethor, Lord of Minas Tirith, stood and told of the dream that led him to Imladris. […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 3, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP023 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:02:05

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP022

9/19/2017
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As the sun rises higher over Rivendell the Council of Elrond continues. We are taken back to the Last Alliance of Elves and Men and the Battle of Dagorlad in the year 3434 of the Second Age. We hear of the fall of Gil-galad and Elendil; of Sauron’s overthrow by the broken blade of Narsil; […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 2, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP022 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:00:57:30

The Council Of Elrond Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP021

8/29/2017
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It is the morning of October the 25th, 3018 of the Third Age, and a single clear bell rings out in Rivendell signalling the call to the Council of Elrond. There will be much to hear and decide today. Join us as we begin Book II, Chapter 2 of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the […] The post The Council Of Elrond Pt. 1, The Lord Of The Rings | SFP021 appeared first on GCTN.

Duration:01:06:35