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The Two Towers

The Two Towers


by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Two Towers: Tell us you didn't watch the movie instead of reading the book True or False

1. What does Sam do after Shelob stings Frodo? -> Disappears
2. Where does Saruman reside? -> Orthanc
3. Where does Gollum go when Frodo sets him free from his promise to show them the way into Mordor? -> Nowhere, he stays to guide the Hobbits
4. What kingdom does Theoden rule? -> Minas Tirith
5. Fill in the blank: Gandalf casts Saruman out of the ____________. -> White Council