Douglas Kane

Douglas Kane before 2009

Douglas Charles Kane (born 1963), known online as "Voronwe_the_Faithful", is a civil rights attorney in Santa Cruz, California, and fan of J.R.R. Tolkien who helped established the discussion forum some time before 2007. In 2009, he authored the book Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion.

Kane wrote the essay "Reconstructing Arda: of Feanor and the Unchaining of Melkor" for the Mythopoeic Society's journal Mythlore in 2008, and "Law and Arda" for the ninth annual publication of Tolkien Studies in 2012.

He teaches West African percussion music as a hobby.[1]


  1. Interview by Pieter Collier on September 3rd 2009 (transcript)
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