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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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Special thanks to the following patrons:

  • John R
  • Kaitlyn of Tea with Tolkien
  • Jacob Lockham
  • Andrew T
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  • James A
  • James L
  • Chris L
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AS WELL AS THOSE CELEBRATING THEIR PATRON ANNIVERSARY THIS MONTH (APRIL OF 2022):
Julia, Rebecca R, Jonathan D, Ty M

0298 » Silmarillion 2022 Ch 19 » Of Beren and Lúthien

0298 » Silmarillion 2022 Ch 19 » Of Beren and Lúthien

Join us for an in-depth discussion as we explore “Of Beren and Lúthien”, the 19th chapter of JRR Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. Learn about the story Tolkien called “the seed of Middle-earth”, in which a forefather of the Men of the West sets out to obtain one of the Silmarils from the Iron Crown of Morgoth!

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