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[[Image:Tim Kirk - The Cracks of Doom.jpg|thumb|''The Cracks of Doom'' by [[Tim Kirk]].]]
 
[[Image:Tim Kirk - The Cracks of Doom.jpg|thumb|''The Cracks of Doom'' by [[Tim Kirk]].]]
 
The '''Cracks of Doom''', also known as [[Sammath Naur]], was the forge and workshop of [[Sauron]] tunneled deep into [[Orodruin]] and open to its central fire. It was here that [[Frodo Baggins]] cast [[the One Ring]] to be destroyed.
 
The '''Cracks of Doom''', also known as [[Sammath Naur]], was the forge and workshop of [[Sauron]] tunneled deep into [[Orodruin]] and open to its central fire. It was here that [[Frodo Baggins]] cast [[the One Ring]] to be destroyed.
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==Inspiration==
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The name is a wordplay on "cracke of Doome" (''Macbeth''; IV i 117)  meaning the "sudden sound (crack) of the trump that announces the Last Day".<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
  
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Of course [[Tolkien]] uses here "crack" to mean "fissure"
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Revision as of 11:06, 11 October 2010

The Cracks of Doom by Tim Kirk.

The Cracks of Doom, also known as Sammath Naur, was the forge and workshop of Sauron tunneled deep into Orodruin and open to its central fire. It was here that Frodo Baggins cast the One Ring to be destroyed.

Inspiration

The name is a wordplay on "cracke of Doome" (Macbeth; IV i 117) meaning the "sudden sound (crack) of the trump that announces the Last Day".[1]

Of course Tolkien uses here "crack" to mean "fissure"

References

  1. Nomenclature