Revised because I’ve heard Patrick is a nice man and I felt it needed revisited now that my Tolkien-rage has passed.

Jack the Ripper's Sandcastle

Patrick Rothfuss tells tall tale about a classic piece of Fantasy literature. Patrick Rothfuss tells tall tale about a classic piece of Fantasy literature.

Please Mr. Rothfuss, don’t erase women from history with modern opinion.

~Mord McGhee

 

I saw this post from a bookworm on facebook and their own comment added, “THIS MAN SPEAKS THE TRUTH.”

Well, in this instance Rothfuss does not speak the EXACT truth. He may be a great guy. Probably is. This post has been revised because I felt guilty being too harsh and it’s not TRUE just because it shows up on the interweb as a quote. I plan on reading his material and I’ve been told the article I read about what he said may have been spinning to spike book sales. That I get. I say silly s&%t all the time. But, for your evidence concerning women in Tolkien’s world, I present proof below.

Perhaps, the quote was wrong and the man in the picture saw the Peter Jackson fantasy movie based loosely on “The Hobbit?” If so…

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