"Seriously, imagine if 20 years later the authors of Winnie the Pooh came back with a trilogy of books about how Piglet and Rooh were dragged into a world-ending contest of good versus evil that gave them PTSD and then they got on a boat to heaven-America with a bunch of heffalumps. That’s how LOTR feels to me." - https://featherlessbipeds.substack.com/p/why-didnt-gandalf-own-a-colt-45
@domm Of course there is an industrial revolution happening in Lord of the Rings. What do you think Saruman is doing? And it also gives you a hint why it happens so late and doesn't succeed — the elves don't like it.
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