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Christine Quinn said something strange last night about Andrew Cuomo’s resignation. She’s a former New York politician, and you remember her when she didn’t become mayor because we were all mad at her about how she helped Mike Bloomberg get his third term. dreaded against the will of New Yorkers, but then in his place we have Bill de Blasio and maybe we’ve all learned something there? Is not it ?
Now there are a LOT of the Lord of the Rings, which makes it incredibly useful – you can apply it to any event in life, from a breakage to a funeral.
Hmm. While some wondered if she meant “Lord of the dance” or Lord of the Flies, this is all the wrong direction. Our apparently very nerdy editor Margaret Hartmann just found this: “My new theory is that she meant The iron Throne. “Ohhh. Duh. So she meant how we were forced to pay attention to an insanely long Cuomo family opera about grotesque power machinations? Sure, sure.
But, back to the Lord of the Rings: Do you want to know more about what happens to elves when they die? Incredible news for you, here is an extremely detailed explanation of the Elven afterlife:
On the continent of Aman, the elves and the Valar founded a nation called Valinor. Valinor is Asgard, and it is Valhalla; it is Heaven, and it is, in some ways, Eden. And inside Valinor is the realm of Mandos, the god of the afterlife of Middle-earth. The Halls of Mandos are a system of large caverns and subterranean halls lined with god-woven tapestries representing all of history. When the elves die, their spirits travel to the halls, where they rest for some time as disembodied shadows. Most of them then regain bodily form and join all the other elves living in Valinor.
The more you know!