December 10, 2012

To See in the Dark, Find Some Light

Rhett Allain, Wired

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Is Gollum the coolest character in The Hobbit? Maybe, just maybe. OK, before I go on I should perhaps give a spoiler warning. There. You have been warned. Really, perhaps I don’t need to give a spoiler warning for this story (book and movie) since it was published over 70 years ago. Would I have to give a spoiler alert before saying that both Romeo and Juliet die at the end of the play? Oops. Maybe I just spoiled that one too.

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TAGGED: Sight, Eyes, The Hobbit, Light


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