As is the way of things I suffered some regret and spent the rest of the time trying to convince myself that I did the right thing. The problem is that I am a big fan of the Rings movies and the Perry sculpts for the Rings range.
Nevertheless, I went home.
Imagine my joy then, when She Who Must Be Obeyed pointed out a big pile of LOTR miniatures being flogged on one of those local Facebook selling groups.
This chap was amenable to negotiation and so I have become the owner of:
So there we seem to have a complete Mines of Moria starter set with the Fellowship and all the scenery. There are also some Haradrim and a few metal characters like the Mouth of Sauron and the Witch King.
That's a pretty good haul. But there was also...
...and a couple of Warg Riders...
...and just a couple of Orcs.
Not bad for the princely sum of fifteen of Her Majesty's pounds, eh? £15.
I'm rather chuffed about that.
The only problem is, it blows my Pledge all to Hell.