Balrogs by Erik Tracy
What are Balrogs?
What Did A Balrog Look Like?
What Kind of Weapons Did a Balrog Use?
What were the Powers of a Balrog?
Did Balrogs Talk?
Did Balrogs Fly?
Whom Did the Balrogs Serve?
Could Sauron Control the Balrog of Moria?
What Were the Balrogs Renowned For?
Did Any of the Balrogs have Names?
Are There Any Balrogs Left in Middle-earth?
What Other Names Were Used for Balrog?
Rings of Power by Erik Tracy
How many Rings of Power were Made?
Were Other Rings Made?
Who made the Rings of Power?
Why were the Rings of Power Made, and what were their Powers?
What About the Powers of the Seven and Nine?
Why did Sauron create the One Ring and What Were Its Powers?
What Happened to the Rings and Who Held Them?
What did the Rings look like and What Were They Made From?
Did the Rings have names?
Did the Nazgul Wear Their Own Rings or Did Sauron Hold Them?
What happened to the power of the Rings once the One Ruling Ring was destroyed?
Did Sauron Use the One Ring While in Numenor and Why Wasn't It Drowned in the Sea When Numenor Sank?
Why didn't the One Ring have any Control Over Tom Bombadil?
Magic & Spells in Middle-earth by Erik Tracy This is an essay by Erik Tracy on Magic and spells in Middle-earth archived from his website.
Magic and Spells in Middle-earth
by Erik Tracy (archived from http://erikt.cts.com/tolkien/magictxt.htm)
Is There Magic in Middle-earth?
Who Could Use This Magic?
What is the Nature of This Magic?
How is Magic Invoked?
Aren't there instances of Mortals using Spells for Magic?
What is the difference between Magic and Lore?
Didn't the Istari, or Wizards use Magic?
The Nazgul were mortal, yet they used magic, didn't they?
What about the Magic of the Valar and Maiar?
What About Runes of Power?