Re: [mythsoc] Oh dear... Hillard's Mirkwood.... Movie?
- Thank you, Wendell, but now you have put yourself in grave danger. If someone knocks at the door claiming to be Lynn Maudlin, do not answer it.Mike
On 8/16/2011 1:09 AM, mailto:WendellWag%40aol.com wrote:
>codebreaker and instead
> Of course, Tolkien abandoned his plans to be a
> became a master spy, working directly for RearAdmiral John Henry
> Godfrey, the Director of Naval Intelligence for theBritish in World War
> II. Godfrey took the knowledge of Tolkien's workfor him to the grave.
> His personal assistant, Ian Fleming, decided thathe couldn't reveal the
> story of what Tolkien did in a direct way, so hetransformed him into
> the character of James Bond in fiction. It shouldhave been obvious from
> the name itself. He took Tolkien's name, JohnRonald Reuel Tolkien, and
> dropped the first two names. As is well known,"Reuel" means "James" in
> Etruscan and "Tolkien" means "Bond" inSumerian. Furthermore, "007" is a
> reference to the seven rings given tothe dwarfs, the seven stars, and
> the seven stones. The resemblancesbetween the exploits of James Bond
> and those of various characters in/The Lord of the Rings/ (which
> Tolkien used to fictionalize hisadventures in World War II) should be
It became blindingly obvious, once you explained it. Thank you.
- Wow. I think my brain just tried to escape out my ears. Quite the tour-de-force, Wendell--JDROn Aug 15, 2011, at 11:09 PM, WendellWag@... wrote: