Greetings. I just happened to stumble upon this community by accident--and because I am a devoted fan of the Lord of the Earth (aka Sauron of course) I decided to join.
Lets see, I first read LotR when I was around 9 or 10 and from the very beginning of things thought that Sauron was fascinating. And to answer a question someone posted about Sauron's "true" Valarin name--unfortunately,Tolkien didn't give him one. *glares* We've just got Sauron, Annatar and all of his other epithets as canonical.
And I have to say I like the name Mordorks--it makes me laugh. Also I suppose I deserve to be one because I'm trying to constiue linguistical construction of the Pure Black Speech. Geeeeeek!!!!! *grins*
Anyway just thought I'd drop in and say "hi".
ok, I'm kindo of, er, slow when it comes to this newfangled wizardry you call computers... if I wanted to share a pic or something with my evil bretheren how do I do it without direct linking? I tried cut and paste but that made the gods angry. TY for your help.
"... I knew that Sauron had arisen again and would soon declare himself, and I knew that he was preparing for a great war. How would he begin? Would he first try to reoccupy Mordor, or would he first attack the chief strongholds of his enemies? I thought then, and I am sure now, that to attack Lorien and Rivendell, as soon as he was strong enough, was his original plan. It would have been a much better plan for him, and much worse for us." ( Gandalf in 'The Quest for Erebor, Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth )
Well, if he had, no Quest, therefore no 'The Lord of the Rings', therefore no -shockhorror!- fandom.
But seriously. Why didn't he, this Maia who had so cunningly manipulated Ar-Pharazon of Numenor? Everything that Sauron did after the downfall of Numenor seems to have been *hasty*... and, of course, a hasty stroke often goes astray and all that. Thoughts, Mordorks?
yes yes, I know we are all very happy ::smiles::
ah yes and it bothers me where orcs come from. I know they "were elves once, taken by the dark power. tortured and mutilated, a ruined form of life. and now...perfected" but they just like dig eachother up outta the ground...in the movies anyway...
Was watching RotK and something occurred to me - is the EYE supposed to represent Sauron (as a personification thereof) or is it a device for Sauron (presumably inside the tower) to remain ever-seeing? For some reason I've always assumed it was the latter. What's your take?