BeowulfWelcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past week. If you’ve fallen behind on what’s happening on the Message Boards, here’s a great way to catch the highlights. Or if you’re new to TORn and want to enjoy some great conversations, just follow the links to some of our most popular discussions. Watch this space as every weekend we will spotlight the most popular buzz on TORn’s Message Boards. Everyone is welcome, so come on in and join the fun!

This week on Main, Ataahua, in her regular Middle-earth Conspiracy Theories thread, is asking “What was the real reason that Gandalf wanted Bilbo to be part of Thorin’s company?”. Do you have your own theory, come and share it with us here.

Whilst the Reading Room is all abuzz about the release of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Translation of ‘Beowulf’.

In The Hobbit Movie Board, Queen of Erebor is leading us in The Chapter of the Week, this week they’re focusing on The Quest for Erebor.

And in Off Topic Magpie is asking us about Flora, Fauna, and Seasons: what do you see out your window?

We’ll share more topics next week. We hope you’ll come and join in the conversations! Don’t forget,’s message boards have over 10,970 registered Tolkien fans, just like you. Let your voice be heard!