The Tolkien Road

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0178 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – Akallabêth Re-read Pt 2

We continue our re-read of “Akallabêth” as we focus on the growing unrest in Númenor, the rise of the last King, Ar-Pharazôn, and the captivity of Sauron.

Topics discussed:

  • Early “Akallabêth” recap
  • Sauron returns
  • Adûnakhôr 
  • The Faithful
  • Tar-Palantir
  • Ar-Pharazôn

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