The Nine Walker set out against the Nine Riders.

Lord of Rings. Across The Threshold by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson (aka Simmi)


"One ring to rule them all, one ring to bind them, one ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. Tolkien - passage from The Lord of The Rings. Symbol of Gondor in centre.

Gandalf faces the Balrog; a gripping scene from "The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring".

The Balrog. "I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udûn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.

The Doors of Moria

Lord of the Rings, doors of Durin. Pedo mellon a minno" – "The Doors of Durin, Lord of Moria. Speak, friend, and enter.

Pallando the Blue - The Order of the Istari

Merlin is a legendary figure best known as a druid warlock featured in the Arthurian legend. The archetype derived from the semi-legendary Scottish figure known as Lailoken and the Welsh equivalent, Myrddin Wyllt,

Varda of the Stars | Kip Rasmussen

Varda of the Stars by KipRasmussen - a beautiful rendition of Varda

Glorfindel Lord of the Rings Glorfindel of Rivendell was an Elf-lord of a house of princes, one of the mighty of the Firstborn. Originally conceived as a different person from Glorfindel of Gondolin, in later years Tolkien considered naming Glorfindel of Rivendell.


Glorfindel: Saved Turgon, killed a Balrog in single combat, prophesied the Witch King would not be slain by a man, saved Frodo from all nine nazgul, led the armies of Rivendell.

Inner Light- "Melkor was the most powerful of the Ainur. Because of his unique station, he sought to create wills in the manner of his own Creator, so he alone would venture sometimes into the Void in search of the Flame Imperishable, the Secret Fire, which would grant him this ability. But he never found it, as it is with Eru only" source: emukee on tumblr

elvenkingtranduil: “emukee: “ Inner Light ” Melkor was the most powerful of the Ainur. Because of his unique station, he sought to create wills in the manner of his own Creator, so he alone would.

And when Aredhel, weary with wandering, came at last to his doors, he revealed himself and welcomed her, and led her into his house...and Aredhel bore Eol a son in the shadows of Nan Elmoth.

'And it came to pass that he saw Aredhel Ar-Feiniel as she strayed among the tall trees near the borders of Nan Elmoth, a gleam of white in the dim land. Welcome to Nan - Elmoth - Eol and Aredhel

The Lord of the Rings - John Howe Art - Glorfindel V Balrog at Gondolin

John Howe: Glorfindel and the Balrog, Glorfindel battles a Balrog to buy the refugees of Gondolin enough time to escape.

Sylvan Safekeeper - MtG Art

Amalric, the second child of Ríon and Osbeorn. At twenty two when his parents die, he buries himself in research as a certified scientific genius and becomes a theoretical healer, his methods saving hundreds of lives later

Magali Villeneuve Portfolio: The Lord of the Rings

Gandalf by Magali Villeneuve Portfolio: The Lord of The Rings LCG