75 reasons: Brian Sibley

75 reasons? Well…

Brian Sibley (c) Brian Sibley

Brian Sibley (c) Brian Sibley

a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins; a wizard named Gandalf; pipes; a door; a sign; twelve dwarves named Dwalin, Balin, Kili, Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur and Thorin; an unexpected party; a map; runes; songs; ponies; roast mutton; three trolls named Bert, Tom and William; sacks; swords; a dagger; elves; stars; a bridge; the Last Homely House; Elrond Half-Elven; moon-letters; the Misty Mountains; a storm; stone-giants; goblins; an underground lake; a boat; Gollum; riddles in the dark; a ring; brass buttons; Wargs; trees; fire; eagles; queer lodgings; Beorn; Mikwood; a black stream; spiders; Wood-elves; barrels; the Forest River; Esgaroth; the Master of Lake-town; the Lonely Mountain; The Front Gate; a thrush; a key; Smaug; the Arkenstone; a coat of mithril; Bard the Bowman; a black arrow; Roac the Raven; Lord Dain; Bolg; bats; the Battle of Five Armies; a homeward journey…

[learn_more caption=”Author biography: Brian Sibley”] Brian is a writer and broadcaster of outstanding talent. He has been involved in such projects as the radio adaptation The Lord of the Rings, the award-winning adaptation of the Gormenghastnovels (“The History of Titus Groan”), several books set in the worlds of Middle-earth, Narnia, Harry Potter and many more.For a full list of his writings visit THE WORKS.[/learn_more]

TheTolkienist

A Tolkien fan for twenty-five years (and more to come...) Founding chairman of the German Tolkien Society, Co-Founder of Ring*Con, Co-Founder of the ITF, host, presenter and fantasy expert

2 Responses

  1. Brian Sibley says:

    This doesn’t sem as witty as when I wrote it, but add them up: there are 75! 🙂