...wait. You had [u]PICTURES?[/u]
"Clearly it was an effort to dumb down the extraneous wall of literary exposition devised clearly to pad the word count and therefore was not a legal edition. In fact, one could surmise that the presence of any actual pictorial evidence in a Tolkien or Tolkien-derived work was the product of an unskilled amateur hack. Someone unlearned in the finer gravities of massive amounts of scribbling, and unaware that by simply 'putting a picture in' one may deprive one's self of several thousand of these important little memetic devices."