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How did Luthien defeat Sauron with such ease?

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What events, characters, or settings are shown on this album cover?

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How could Sauron return to Gorgoroth that easily?

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Why model Smaug after a cat?

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Did Gollum want possession of the Ring but not want to wear it?

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Did the Witch-king cause the storm on Caradhras?

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Would the One Ring even work for anyone but Sauron?

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Was the Sith language inspired by Tolkien's Black Speech?

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Distinguish the explanations of Galadriel's test in LotR

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Is the One Ring’s appearance described in the books?

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How large was Khazad-dûm?

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