Posts Categorized: Silmarillion Awards

The Silmaril Awards 2018: Least Competent Henchman Award Ceremony


The ballroom has seen better days. Window dressings hang limply from curtain rods which sag in the middle, drooping with age and weariness. Ancient chandeliers hang down from the ceiling, their lightbulbs flickering occasionally. The audience shifts in their mis-matched chairs, possibly with anticipation of the ceremony about to begin, but more likely from discomfort and… Read more »

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Good afternoon, dear Reader! First and foremost, if you have NOT voted for your favorites in the Silmaril Awards, please make sure you go do that RIGHT NOW! Friday (9/14) is the last day to vote, and the polls close at midnight! Now that you’ve cast your ballot (or if you already had before coming to… Read more »

Silmaril Awards Voting Round Least Competent Henchman


The nominations have been submitted, the votes have been tallied, and only five characters in each category have advanced to the final round. Thanks to drawing the short straw this year, the henchmen have been crammed into my apartment all week… as they lacked the foresight to book hotel rooms for themselves before the event,… Read more »

Least Competent Henchman Nominations: Silmaril Awards 2018

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            Nominations are now closed! Mae govannen! Today is the day! The day you have been waiting for! Today, the Silmaril Awards return! Here on my blog, I have the privilege of opening up the nominations for the LEAST COMPETENT HENCHMAN! This Silmaril should be awarded to a henchman who… Read more »