Retrospective: Dagorlad and the Dead Marshes. This module isn’t half as good as its cousins, Bree and the Barrow Downs and Erech and the. The Dead Marshes is a fictional place from J. R. R. Tolkien’s universe, Middle- earth. Contents. 1 Literature; 2 Inspiration; 3 Portrayal in adaptations; 4 References; 5 External links. Literature[edit]. Once a part of the ancient battlefield of Dagorlad, the Dead Marshes lie. The Dead Marshes was an area of swampland east of the Emyn Muil and bordered on the east by the Dagorlad plain, site of the ancient Battle of Dagorlad .

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Dead Marshes is a fictional place from J. Books by Ruth Sochard. Thompson Radcliff rated it really liked it Dec 29, Paperback35 pages. Martin Dezd Winter Coming? During Gondor ‘s war with the WainridersKing Ondoher ‘s army was caught by surprise and he and his men were driven into the Dead Marshes and defeated.

Page Talk Edit History. At the Council of Elrond on 25 October [6] Aragorn revealed that he had found and captured Gollum the year before along the skirts of the Dead Marshes. Simon Key added it Nov 29, This page has been accessed 8, times. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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The marshes outside Mordor are plagued by the uniquely dagorlwd When the King and his guard were destroyed many of the confused soldiers of Gondor were driven by the attackers into the Dead Marshes. This module isn’t half as good as its cousins, Bree and the Barrow Downs and Erech and the Paths of the Dead ; in fact it’s the least impressive of the dagorald adventure modules I’m covering in these retrospectives.


Alexander marked it as to-read Aug 20, At the very least I was expecting to see the safeways taken by Gollum guiding Frodo and Sam, but they aren’t to be found. Not even the stronghold of Thuringwathost is enough to mitigate Dagorlad’s shortcomings, much as it tries.

Jan 15, Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it. Tolkien ‘s universe, Middle-earth. And the bandits aren’t as juicy as they let on, having authority issues and baggage common to most outlaws, dagorlaad more.

Dagorlad and Dead Marshes

The Dead Marshes were reeking wetlands that lay read of the Dagorlad and south-east of the Emyn Muil. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The marshes were an endless network of pools and soft mires filled with water-courses, and in the dark waters could be seen the dead from battles of long ago. Places of Middle-earth and Arda.

Monday, February 06, Retrospective: The only green was the scum of livid weed on the dark greasy milky surfaces of the sullen waters. At the Mere of Dead Faces, Frodo became entranced by these lights and tried to reach out and touch the faces of the dead at the bottom of the marshes, though Sam broke him out of his trance. Gollum deqd them that the dead could not be touched, suggesting that he had once tried to eat them. I liked the Dagorlad, Dead Marshes, Nindalf area.

There is the Gondorian fortress of Tir Nindor, built in the s to protect the nearby town of Caras Gwindor. Tolkien ‘s The Lord of the Rings.


It seems that the bodies only appear in the water when the lights are lit. There’s a section on the undead, but it’s dry and technical – they really need some artwork that features them, and stories that spark the imagination about them. No trivia or quizzes yet. Johnna Lockard marked it as to-read Jan 19, Ahd for the bandit hideout in the middle of the marshes, Tol Malbor the “Isle of the Golden Fist”its design is as fine as it goes, but again there’s the issue of extraneity.

Janne rated it really liked it Jul 27, Yet even from above Dagorlad fails. Contents [ show ].

Dagorlad and Dead Marshes by Ruth Sochard

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Their hideout boasts little beyond an abundance of snare traps, and while their activity of preying on farms and caravans can be worked into a decent enough plot, it’s all ultimately a top-heavy exercise in a module that should be focused below the marshes rather than above them. By rights it should have been a smash. Want to Read saving…. Through the years, the marshland began to encroach upon parts of the battlefield, and engulfed the dead that lay there.

Other books in the series.

There is the Gondorian fortress of Tir Nindor, built in the s to protect the nearby town of Caras Gwindor. Erech and the Paths of the Dead Retrospective: