Compared to the main Tolkien Trilogy, The Children of Hurin is a good two shades darker.
These swashbuckling adventures feature globetrotting adventures with epic stakes tackled by cute, furry protagonists. The world is a dangerous place when you’re three inches tall.
Between thieves’ guilds, barbarian princesses, assassins, pirates, dragons, and even the primal forces of the world, our heroes just cannot catch a break.
In every corner of America, apparently disconnected men and women suddenly develop distinct and terrifying neuroses.