The Lord of the Rings Mythology Explained in 5 Minutes

While Peter Jackson has chosen to adapt a normal-length children’s book into an interminably long three-part film series, the above video takes a shorter approach. CGP Grey sums up the vast Tolkien mythology of Middle-earth in under 5 minutes. Watch above.

(hat tip Tor.com)

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