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0288 » Of the Flight of the Noldor » The Silmarillion 2022 Ch 9

Chapter 9 of The Silmarillion brings us to the terrible aftermath of Valinor’s Darkening. Will Melkor be held to account? Can Ungoliant be stopped? Is there any saving the Two Trees? And what of the Silmarils?

In Chapter 9, we’ll learn:

– Of Melkor’s Escape
– Of the Dreadful Oath of Fëanor
– Of the Kinslaying
– And much more!

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

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

CONTENTS

  • Timeline » YT1495 – 1497 » 4:05
  • Can the Trees Be Saved? » 6:10
  • Melkor Steals the Silmarils » 20:30
  • Melkor (& Balrogs!) vs Ungoliant » 23:24
  • Fëanor’s Oath » 42:13– The Kinslaying » 57:00
  • Prophecy of the North » 1:06:27
  • Fëanor Betrays Fingolfin & Company » 1:11:20
  • Haiku » 1:14:59

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SHOUT-OUTS

Special thanks to the following patrons:

  • John R
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  • Jacob Lockham
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AS WELL AS THOSE CELEBRATING THEIR PATRON ANNIVERSARY THIS MONTH (APRIL OF 2022):
Julia, Rebecca R, Jonathan D, Ty M

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