Tales of Middle-earth Preview Card

Jeremy avatarJeremy 6 months
{"ops":[{"insert":"For our The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth preview card, we've been tasked with revealing a figure so evil, so 饾槱饾槮饾槳饾槸饾槹饾樁饾槾 that he couldn't be included in the Peter Jackson films.聽"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"For those uninitiated, allow us to introduce you to Mr. Bill Ferny of Bree."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"https://storage.googleapis.com/archidekt-card-images/ltr/mocked-ltr-preview-card-uid_art_crop.jpg"}},{"insert":"\n\nMr. Ferny's story (as far as we care) begins at the Prancing Pony when the hobbits first arrived in Bree. Though they had attempted to keep their identities secret for fear for the pursuing Nazg没l, inebriated indiscretions from Pippin and Frodo revealed more than intended."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"https://cards.scryfall.io/art_crop/front/a/9/a92a2c5a-e450-494a-b23b-7ac0a6c50535.jpg?1683517572"}},{"insert":"\n\nHaving some inkling of the hobbits' true mission and its importance to the Enemy, Ferny sold them out to the Black Riders. This treacherous act was witnessed by Merry and reported back to the others."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"https://cards.scryfall.io/art_crop/front/4/0/4023a6de-3ac7-488a-b1a9-b1e26681d9bc.jpg?1685468100"}},{"insert":"\n\nTheir covers blown, the hobbits intended to leave town posthaste. However, this departure was complicated by the discovery that their ponies had been released."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"While unconfirmed, their suspicions fell on Mr. Ferny. And for good reason, because he's THE WORST."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Proving his deal with the Nazg没l always about money rather than loyalty, Mr. Ferny agreed to sell his own pony, Bill, to the party. Not only was Bill weak and sickly from neglect, Ferny charged 12 silver pieces for him-- three times what ponies typically went for."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Though Bill proved a worthy companion to the fledgling fellowship, his mistreatment only serves to highlight Ferny's villainy."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Sauron may have a higher body count, but there's a special place in the Halls of Mandos for animal abusers."},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"https://cards.scryfall.io/art_crop/front/9/a/9ac68519-ed7f-4f38-9549-c02975f88eed.jpg?1685465405"}},{"insert":"\n\nIN REVIEW, Mr. Ferny is:"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"1. A traitor to the free peoples of Middle-earth"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"B. An animal abuser"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"III. Allegedly guilty of causing an artificial shortage of steeds in Bree, charging exorbitant prices for a subpar product when in sole possession of the supply market"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"So yeah. Bill Ferny is an absolute jerkwagon. Now live and ready to brew here on Archidekt!"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"https://storage.googleapis.com/archidekt-card-images/ltr/mocked-ltr-preview-card-uid_normal.jpg"}},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Thank you to Wizards of the Coast for the extraordinarily flavorful free preview card. We can't wait to see the rest of the set!"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"}]}