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The Hall of Fire is an Internet community formed to discuss the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and other topics of interest in the arts, literature, politics, and philosophy. Our goal is to maintain an atmosphere of quiet and courtesy so that serious discussion can flourish among people with diverse ideas and perspectives. To go to our forums, click here.

Featured Forums
Here are some of the interesting discussions currently taking place in our forums.
Shibboleth of Fëanor
The LOTR Discussion
Tolkien's Letters
Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Lasto Beth Lammen
Arda Unmarred

Featured Members
Here are some of the many interesting artistic endeavors of our members.
Our very own Whistler, invites you to check out his on-line gallery of beautiful artwork. To see them all, go here

Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion, a book written by our Thain, Voronwë_the_Faithful, is being published by the Lehigh University Press, with illustrations by the amazingly talented Breogán . It should be available by the end of March. For more information, go to An excerpt from the fall issue of MythLore, the journal of the Mythopoeic Society, can be read here. To order from Amazon, go here.
The Dark Reaches, the third book in the exciting science fiction series by one of our Marshals, Primula Baggins, will be published by Ace Books on June 30, 2009, following the success of the first two books, The Hidden Worlds and The Cold Minds. For more information, go to To pre-order The Dark Reaches from Amazon, go here. To order The Cold Minds from Amazon, go here. To order The Hidden Worlds from Amazon, go here.
Our Web Istar, Alatar, is appearing now in the amateur Irish Premier of All Shook Up, playing Jim Haller, a lonely widower who looks for love in the wrong places before finding it was there all along! For more information, go to