Penname: atouchofhobbit [Contact] Real name:
Member Since: 17/08/08
Membership status: Member


I dwell in Scotland, a truly fabulous and beautiful country, when you finally get past the concreted-over parts.
I am, of course, a Tolkienite, Ringer, LOTRer, Ringnut, wielder of the LOTR obsession, and so on and so forth. I also have a great fondness for the Discworld and its inhabitants, not to mention the Great A’Tuin and associated pachyderms. (And does anyone know where I can get a homicidal many-legged travelling trunk?) Also, I reckon that The Big Bang Theory is the best sitcom on the face of the Earth, as evidenced by the quotes at the bottom of this bio.
Within Middle-earth canon, I have a particular fondness for First Age mythology, and in fanfiction… well, I’ll read anything that I like the look of, but I love stories that deal with stuff Tolkien didn’t write very much about, like the lands in the east of Middle-earth and/or their peoples, the Second Age, etcetera.
My joint #1 pet hates are patronization and poor spelling. Either one of these will cause me to give myself brain damage by banging my head repeatedly off of the nearest convenient surface.
As for musical tastes, I generally go in for rock or country-and-western. I make little music videos in my head as I’m listening to a song. *chuckle*
I am addicted to The Sims, too, which accounts for a low productivity level on stories. Beware, computer games dull your wits. But they are so cool.
I’m a huge hypochondriac – I get a headache and I’m scared I’ve got a serious brain condition. I also fear the dark (one too many ghost stories) and needles (I can never remember the official name for a fear of needles).
And now I think that’s more than enough about me, possibly straying into TMI territory, so farewell.

– atouchofhobbit

I am on as LOTR_obsessed_loony, but rarely visit there.

“I’m a physicist. I have a working knowledge of the entire universe and everything it contains.”
“Who’s Radiohead?”
“I have a working knowledge of the important things.”
- Sheldon and Penny, The Big Bang Theory

“You know, it's amazing how many supervillains have advanced degrees. Graduate schools should do a better job of screening those people out.” - Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory

“I weep for the future of science. Now if you’ll excuse me, the latest issue of Batman is out.” - Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory
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Summary: This was part of a post in the forum of another LOTR site: If, Denethor and Boromir had somehow survived the War of the Ring, what would have happened? With Denethor still Steward and not Faramir, will there be civil war between him and Aragorn? If so, which side will the lords of Gondor, including Boromir, Faramir, and Imrahil, be on? A fascinating what-if... So, I just thought I'd share that little plotbunny. Do with it what you will.
Categories: Book-verse, Movie-verse Characters: Aragorn, Boromir, Denethor, Faramir