TROL is an unaffiliated story, created solely in homage to Tolkien, James and Jackson, for the enjoyment of their devotees.
All characters, places and things of Middle-earth are the intellectual property of J.R.R. Tolkien, the copyright residing with the Tolkien Estate, and in relation to that of the LOTR films, to Jackson and New Line Cinema. These rights are fully acknowledged. No profit from TROL is sought or planned; no disrespect is intended.
Of original material, TROL retains its rights, and of this, nothing should be reproduced without permission.