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\'\'\'Author\'s Preface\'\'\' How did \'\'Middle-earth Role Playing\'\' come to be? This is a question we shall be exploring in the next few issues of \'\'Other Hands\'\' through a series of interviews with some of the people who helped make it possible. I thought it valuable to begin, then, with Laurie Battle, Licensing Director of Tolkien Enterprises. In the following discussion (the transcript of an online interview), I’ve asked Laurie to tell us something about the big picture: how did it all begin on the legal end of things?