Of plot holes and fantasy stories…

English: Fictional coat of arms of Mordor, in ...

English: Fictional coat of arms of Mordor, in Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Español: Escudo de Mordor, el reino oscuro de Sauron en la ficticia Tierra Media creada por el escritor británico J. R. R. Tolkien. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sean Crist applies logic to a problem in JRRT’s LOTR… and logic wins.

Could the eagles have flown Frodo into Mordor?

(http://www.sean-crist.com/personal/pages/eagles/index.html)

The takeway I get is: Esp. in speculative fiction — where things happen that can’t happen — Do the best you can, but don’t expect perfection. You won’t achieve it. If you want perfection, try writing Haiku.

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