Oh no, Not Again

First, there was the infamous Sauron: Offer and acceptance. Now there’s the equally brilliant Elf Love: In the mostly-alternate-universe of Harry Potter, supposedly giving an enslaved house-elf clothing frees the elf. However, the rules for what constitutes “giving” a house-elf clothing are not at all clear. A brief attempt at elucidation over lunch failed, as … Continue reading “Oh no, Not Again”

Sauron: Offer and Acceptance

From Letters of Marque: “As a small token of your friendship Sauron asks this,” he said: “that you should find this thief,” such was his word, “and get from him, willing or no, a little ring, the least of rings, that once he stole. It is but a trifle that Sauron fancies, and an earnest … Continue reading “Sauron: Offer and Acceptance”