Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit. << My friend taught me this alphabet a bit. I was fun to write to each other!
"I remember having a big shield. Every single time I managed to bounce this shield off of an Orc and hit myself in the face. In one take I actually smashed myself in the lip. Didn't need any Orcs to take me out. I was doing a good job of hitting myself in the face." - Richard Armitage