Elderly man stabbed in vicious Shire attack

Hobbiton T.A.3019 Hobbits and Men have been left stunned after yesterday’s vicious attack on a defenceless old man in the village of Hobbiton. The man, who The Times of Arda can reveal was none other than the revered wizard Saruman the White, had been living peaceably in Bag End for some time, having moved to the Shire in search of a quiet retirement spot. Saruman formed … Continue reading Elderly man stabbed in vicious Shire attack

Finrod ‘not-so-beloved’ mired in corruption scandal

Nargothrond, F.A. 464 Finrod Felagund, King of Nargothrond, is famously known as ‘The Beloved’ thanks to his popularity among all races in Beleriand. He has always cultivated an image of honesty, selflessness and wisdom. However, in explosive new allegations, sources within Nargothrond are claiming that Finrod is in fact involved in a massive corruption scandal which reaches to the heart of the Nargothrond state. One source, … Continue reading Finrod ‘not-so-beloved’ mired in corruption scandal

Thingol issues plea for foster-son’s return

Doriath, F.A. 485 King Thingol of Doriath has issued a heartfelt plea for his foster-son Túrin to return to Doriath, one month after Túrin fled the kingdom. In details which have only just emerged from Doriath, it is reported that a month ago, Túrin got into a dispute with the king’s councillor Saeros, whom he then inadvertently drove to his death while chasing him through the woods. … Continue reading Thingol issues plea for foster-son’s return

Migration of Men continues to rise

Officials at Prince Caranthir’s borders in eastern Beleriand have reported an increasing number of Men crossing into the elven realms from across the Ered Luin. A number refugee support organisations have been established recently and are active in the area. They assist Men in finding food, shelter, and in obtaining residence permits or organising onward travel. A spokeself for one such organisation said: These Men … Continue reading Migration of Men continues to rise

Lord Denethor to crack down on ‘Dark Web’ in Gondor

Minas Tirith, T.A. 2979 The so-called ‘dark web’, a complex network of communications made up of coded correspondence and word of mouth, has become notorious in recent years. The Dark Web network is used for everything from hiring contract killers (usually ‘squint-eyed southerners’), to buying drugs such as pipeweed, to storing repositories of banned orc pornography. Lord Denethor has just revealed plans to crack down … Continue reading Lord Denethor to crack down on ‘Dark Web’ in Gondor