to the Library.
We trust thy stay here wilt be most
pleasurable and profitable. Shouldst there be any questions which
vex thy mind or if thou needst any assistance, the Librarian is
always on duty. He is quite knowledgable, for he hath spent many
years studying the ancient tomes contained within the Library,
and seldom doth he have need to close his eyes in slumber. If
thou dost not see him, do not be troubled; he is always just a
Feel free to browse among the stacks.
We are sure there is something here that will be of interest to
thee. Explore the archives of Second Darkness, which tells the
arcane origins of The Circles. Then there is the Black Speech
Library, where expert linguists of the Dark Tongue have prepared
lexicons to help thee learn the speech of the Nazgûl. For
those who wish to delve more into the lore of the Illustrious
Nine themselves, there is the Chamber of Nazgûl Studies.
Turn down the aisle straight ahead and
thou wilt find a circular room which houses the great tomes of
The Circles, the massive apocryphal work which has been carefully
transcribed from the ancient volumes by noteworthy Sixth Age scholars.
Come in, gentle reader. Do not be shy.
Tarry with us a while. Perhaps thou wilt find things in the Library
so to thy liking that thou might never wish to leave...
The Circles of Power
A tale of peasants
and Powers; of masters and slaves; freedom and bondage; of adventure,
romance, mystery and intrigue; of wars and bloodshed; of love
and loss; of spirits and magic and the unquiet dead.
dominion of the Nazgûl, the Morgul Vale with its ethereal
mists and meadows of pallid funereal flowers... the barren, rock-strewn
plains of Gorgoroth, home of the terrifying Mountain of Doom...
the perilous beauty of Barad-dûr, wrought of obsidian and
black adamant, forged by the will of the Dark Lord...
The rich plantations
and harems of the merchant shakhs of Nurn... the sweltering deserts,
lush oases, and domed cities of Harad and Khand... the rolling
steppes, ancient forests, and frozen wastes of Rhûn... the
fading legacy of the Númenóreans which yet lingers
in Umbar, but is forever tainted by the worship of the Dark...
into the Unknown...
Into The Circles
The Circles, There Was...
What if Mordor
had won the War of the Rings and the One Ring had been found and
returned to Sauron? This is the original alternative universe
creative writing venture based on J.R.R. Tolkien's works. Though
the project ended in 2005, readers can still enjoy these legendary
tales of old.
These Ancient Scrolls
of Nazgûl Lore
Almost all thou
ever wished to know about the Nazgûl. This candlelit chamber
contains a lengthy compilation of quotes gleaned from all the
works of Tolkien, as well as commentaries and articles from Nazgûl
scholars. There is also a list of fanfiction written about the
famed Nine Lords. Ringwraith fans rejoice!
the Secrets of the Nine
Here thou wilt
find links pertaining to Tolkien's Black Speech and the many fan-created
dialects of the dark tongue. The Library features Lugrekh's Red
Hand Orcs Wordlist, and a translation of the Svartiska Dialect
into the Library
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