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Old 04-17-2021, 07:15 AM   #46
jason taylor
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Default Re: Create Food and it's effect on infrastructure

Originally Posted by Inky View Post
That, yes, I just meant they seemed to have a fairly well-equipped castle going on which implied either rather more going on than Tolkien suggests or else a lot of magical cheating.

I love the comments about the possible ways in which making food by magic might not be straightforward.
Tolkien concentrates on the things he is interested in. He does not for instance tell how the fireworks were transported from the Lonely Mountain as the trip was unusually hazardous.
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