Beleriand Light & Power: Or Musings on the Silmarils, Capital-L Light, and the Hoarding of Resources in The Silmarillion

[This post was written in response to a conversation on Tumblr, when I realized that after a decade of thinking about and researching this issue, I had never committed my ideas to any public space. It is crossposted to Tumblr here. Reactions in both places are welcome.] “‘power’ is an ominous and sinister word in […]