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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
  • Kaitlyn of Tea with Tolkien
  • Jacob Lockham
  • Andrew T
  • Ms. Anonymous
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  • Shannon S
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  • Emilio P
  • Zeke F
  • James A
  • James L
  • Chris L
  • Chuck F
  • Asya V
  • Ish of the Hammer
  • Teresa C
  • David of Pints with Jack
  • Jonathan D
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  • Julia
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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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0314 » Akallabêth 2022

Join us for an in-depth discussion as we explore “Akallabíth”, the legend of Númenor’s fall from JRR Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. Learn about the rise of Sauron, Pharazôn’s assault on Valinor, and the escape of Elendil and Isildur to establish Arnor and Gondor.

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