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Hall Of Fire Chats This Weekend
Demosthenes @ 7:39 pm EST

The Silmarils, the Arkenstone, Lembas, the Palantiri, the Elessar, the Rings of Power, Elven weaponry, Morgul blades. Some of Tolkienís most famous objects were mysterious. Some inspired obsession while others carried legacies.

Powerful objects in Middle-earth's History

Some were objects of art, while others were maybe magical. Through certain objects, we learn about Tolkienís love for mythology, while through others, we feel his reverence for spirituality.

What were some of Tolkienís most famous and most mysterious objects? How did these objects affect history in Middle-earth? What did they do for their owners, and others? What did they bring to Tolkienís stories?

Come join us in #thehalloffire this week as we discuss Tolkien's most fascinating objects.

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Upcoming topics:

July 24-25 -- Gandalf's Involvement with the Hobbits
August 7-8 -- Middle Earthís Greatest Cities
August 14-15 -- The Hobbit: Chapter 11: On the Doorstep

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Place:
#thehalloffire on theonering.net IRC server. Need instructions? Go here: http://www.theonering.net/barlimans/instructions.html

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Chat Times:

Saturday Chat:
5:30pm ET (17:30)
[also 11:30pm (23:30) CET and 9:30am Sunday (07:30) AET]

Sunday Chat:
7:00 pm (19:00) CET
[also 1:00pm (13:00) ET and 5:00am (03:00) Monday morning AET]

ET = Eastern Time, USA's East Coast
CET = Central European Time, Central Europe
AET = Australian East Coast