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0286 » Of the Silmarils and the Unrest of the Noldor » The Silmarillion Ch 7

With Melkor having been imprisoned, Valinor enters a long era of peace. To Finwë, High King of the Noldor, a son is born: Fëanor, the “Spirit of Fire”, whose destiny is bound up with the fate of many. And all the while, a perilous shadow grows upon the Blessed Realm…

In Chapter 6, we’ll learn:

  • Of the birth of Fëanor, the creator of the Silmarils
  • Of the “death” of his mother Miriel, and the consequences thereof
  • Of Finwë’s remarriage, and the birth of Fëanor’s half-brothers
  • Of Melkor’s release from captivity after 3 long ages.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

  • Kaitlyn of Tea with Tolkien
  • John R
  • Jacob Lockham

CONTENTS

  • Quote of the Week » 2:38
  • Why Did Fëanor Create the Silmarils? » 10:00
  • Why Did Melkor Lust For The Silmarils? » 25:20
  • The Unrest of the Noldor » 30:10
  • Fëanor vs Fingolfin » 45:50
  • Fëanor Answers to the Valar » 51:20
  • Haiku » 1:03:30

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2 Responses

  1. Even though I am back on the 90th episode, I have a haiku for the next chapter that you guys do:

    The Trees, light so fair,
    In the Silmarils shall rest,
    The Trees now are dead.

    I hope that you like that. I really hope that you are still doing viewer haikus. I really like that idea! Keep up the good work Carswells!

  2. Oh, and by the way, I just remembered something to say. I have not listened to your new episode about Aulë and Yavanna yet, but I have listened to your old one. When Aulë created the seven fathers of the dwarves they are the ones who get the seven dwarvish rings in Fellowship movie! Just wondering if you knew that, I just made that connection today and I thought that you should know. Thanks!

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